The Night Belongs to Judith Butler

Today is philosopher Judith Butler's 56th birthday. Celebrate by contemplating the roles of gender and sexuality in politics and society. Or watch her speech at Occupy Wall Street. » 2/24/12 6:50pm 2/24/12 6:50pm

V Magazine Loves You, Whoever And Whatever You Are

For its size issue — which hits newsstands on January 14 — V has shown us naked girls, spot-the-difference girls, and girls with pasties. Here now are some men and women of different shapes, colors, and genders, rocking astounding shoes. » 1/12/10 5:00pm 1/12/10 5:00pm

Notes On A Scandal: The Future Of Intersexuality & Caster Semenya

Thoughtful articles by Ariel Levy and Judith Butler explore the larger issues of sex and gender behind Caster Semenya's story — and how the mishandling of the young athlete's "gender testing" has affected her life. » 11/23/09 12:00pm 11/23/09 12:00pm

Girls Who (Dress) Like Boys Who (Dress) Like Girls: Gaultier Fall 2007…

Jean-Paul Gaultier is probably best known to the world as the guy who, in 1990, put Madonna into a cone bra, and gave her a butch pantsuit with bustier and garter belt to be worn on the outside to best (bear with us) "Express [Her]Self." And frankly, his fall 2007 couture collection is the smartest rendering of gender… » 7/05/07 5:25pm 7/05/07 5:25pm