It’s hard enough dealing with intolerance from others. Here’s how to undo the damage when that seeps into your own thoughts.
The Bechdel Test: What It Is, What It’s For, and How We Can Do Better
The Bechdel test should be laughably easy. Yet so many films fail and the few that pass act like they’re feminist icons for doing the bare minimum.
7 Queer Webtoon Comics to Start Reading
These 7 queer webtoons will warm your heart and ruin your sleep schedule.
A Researcher Asked 19,000 People What Their Fetishes and Political Alignments Are
Submission and domination have always had sexual, as well as political, connotations. But this gives a whole new meaning to “eating the rich.”
Living Without Love: Meet the People Who Live Without Romance
Aromantics don’t get as much press as other members of the LGBT+ community and their unique legal needs go largely unnoticed.
A Love Story Told by LGBT+ Artists
Love is messy. These LGBT+ artists capture all the beautiful and complicated dimensions of that mess in their songs.
The Top Fanfic Ships on AO3, and What They Mean for Fandom
The 2021 list of top ships on AO3 is out, and it reveals a serious representation problem in fanfic.
What Do WLW and MLM Mean? Plus Other Words to Add to Your Vocabulary
Language is always changing. And no matter how much grammar sticklers might huff and puff about it, it isn’t a bad thing. In fact, words are added, modified, given new meaning, and borrowed from other languages all the time depending on how different generations experience the world — which, by the way, is always changing, too. […]
7 Feminist Documentaries Everyone Needs to See
Feminism has a long and complicated history. Explore it in these documentaries.
For Gay Men and Trans Women, Pageants Are a Battlefield for Queer Rights
“Ultimately,” AffiDavid says, “ I think the trans and gay obsession with pageants is an obsession with being seen.”
Award-Winning Photographer Baz Bailey Talks About His Roots, His Work, and the Black Trans Experience in South Africa
Meet Baz Bailey, the photographer and cinematographer using visual language to tell stories by and for the LGBTQ community in South Africa.
Power Struggling: A New Column on the Dynamics of Inequality
Coming in December: a weekly column about the everyday reality of living in an unequal system.
A Weekend Tour of Atlanta’s Civil Rights History
Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King. It’s also the LGBTQ capital of the South. Spend the weekend learning how a Southern city became a beacon of civil rights.
22 Movies Where the Lesbians Get a Happy Ending
Lesbians are dealt a pretty tough hand in most movies. Revive your spirits by watching something where the lesbians actually get a happy ending.
What Does It Mean to Be Demiromantic?
Meet a group of people that’s not necessarily into the idea of romance. Demiromantic people have a unique approach to love.
Rising Tide of Anti-LGBT+ Hate Makes Europe a Key Battleground for the Future of Human Rights
Anti-LGBT+ hate sweeps Europe while protections for this vulnerable community weaken. The dual trends are making life as an LGBT+ person in Europe increasingly dangerous.