Taking Freedom: Reclaiming Our Lineage: Organized Queer, Gender-Non-Conforming, and Transgender Resistance to Police Violence
On the role that queer people of color play in resisting oppressive policing.
How 'In a Heartbeat' Places Gay Love in the Romantic Canon
The viral short film reanimates clichés about love with a queer twist.
How a 1990s Media Trend Is Making Gay Media Less White
Mainstream, queer-centric magazines feature white people on 85 percent of their covers. A vanguard of social media-savvy zines is aiming to change that—and is reaching a far broader audience than their Clinton-era predecessors.
Don't Believe the FBI's Most Recent Hate Crime Statistics
Crimes targeting black and transgender Americans persist, but they are under-reported and under-recorded.
The Role Celebrity Can Play in Encouraging Social Acceptance
For this Gay Pride Month, let’s thank Madonna for scandalizing the nation by embracing (sometimes literally) the LGBT community.
Prairie Home Companions: A Homecoming in Red Cloud, Nebraska
A homecoming in Red Cloud, Nebraska.
Is the Gay Population a Lot Bigger Than Even Kinsey Predicted?
A new study, which attempts to correct for problems with current survey methodology (even when anonymous we don't always answer honestly), finds that 19 percent of Americans don't consider themselves heterosexual.
The Old Way to Be Gay: Gay Male Couples and Evolution
Are gay male couples a new thing, evolutionarily speaking?
Are We Getting Any Better at Caring for Children With Atypical Sex?
Specialists have moved away from sex-changing baby males with small penises and recommending vaginoplasties in very young children as they become less phobic about sex atypical (but healthy) organs.
Russia Can Try to Change Them, but the Olympics Have Always Been Gay
Russian legislators have said they will enforce new anti-gay laws during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, but the ancient athletic games started out as little more than a gigantic festival of homoerotic excess.
Why Pope Francis' Recent Acceptance of Gay Priests Shouldn't Surprise You
The Catholic Church changes its teachings all the time.
Fighting Words: Jason Collins, Chris Broussard, and Free Speech
ESPN’s Chris Broussard’s attack on homosexuality, sparked by the first coming out of a major American athlete, should not be condoned as free speech.