When the author and her wife learned their 18-month-old needed open heart surgery, it proved to be one of the most terrifying moments of their lives—and, to their surprise, uniquely life affirming.
Sexpert and activist Tristan Taormino taught a generation of people that anal sex was not the sole domain of gay men. In this poignant excerpt from A PART OF THE HEART CAN'T BE EATEN, the debut memoirist recounts her late father's coming out experience alongside her own.
Since Twitter has turned into an unmitigated right-wing troll farm, users are looking to Bluesky in hopes of finding a well-moderated, inclusive haven for LGBTQ people, Black and brown people, and women. That doesn’t mean it’s an echo chamber.
The nearly-50-year-old fantasy game used to be the primary domain of nerdy white cis guys. But with collaborative storytelling as its core, it has become more accessible, imaginative, and inclusive, making it more popular than ever.
Which is why we need independent news outlets who serve their readers and not conservative billionaire investors—to continue to bring unbiased, top-notch reporting. And we need them now more than ever.
In this exclusive excerpt, biographer Paul Clements offers a glimpse into way the late prolific English writer Jan Morris navigated a transphobic, misogynist literary world.
Legacy media has reintroduced shame-based conversations from the AIDS era centering on behavioral change to contain an epidemic without mentioning vaccines. Have we learned nothing?
White cisgender heterosexual men have assumed the power to define the terms for how to be—and not to be—in the world, rendering the rest of us aberrations. And that should terrify all of us.
People who feel shame believe one’s self is inherently wrong. Which might explain why those who most need to feel the emotion never do.
The writer reflects on how to grieve and most faithfully honor the life and work of L.A.-based artist and activist Diviana Ingravallo, who emerged during the AIDS pandemic and died an indirect casualty of COVID, rendered invisible by legacy media.