Where are all my Bloomsbury Group(ies)? A film chronicling the romance between Virginia Woolf—novelist, essayist, and foundational feminist thinker—and fellow author Vita Sackville-West is in the works.
This evening in New York City, mourners gathered outside the Stonewall Inn, paying candlelight vigil to the victims of the mass murder at Pulse in Orlando.
Although some might argue that the bromance between Poe and Finn in The Force Awakens has some subtle queer undertones in its own right, GLAAD is calling for the franchise to introduce an openly non-heterosexual character.
On Thursday, April 21, 16-year-old trans high school student James Van Kuilenburg was forced to vacate a Ted Cruz campaign rally in Frederick, Maryland.
Republican state congresswoman Susan Lynn recently introduced a bill in Tennessee’s House of Representatives that would force public school students, kindergarten through 12th grade, to use the bathroom corresponding with the sex assigned to them at birth. Although she has not shifted her perspective on this issue,…
On Sunday, April 17, ABC’s fairytale mashup series Once Upon a Time introduced its first openly queer relationship via a passionate kiss between Ruby, played by Megan Ory, and Dorothy, played by Teri Reeves.
Scottish Labour Party leader Kezia Dugdale keeps her personal life close to her chest, but recently announced that she is in a same-sex relationship. Counting Dugdale, the majority of Scotland’s major party leaders have come out as lesbian, gay, or bisexual.
A small group has posted a petition called “Drop the T” to Change.org, broadcasting their demand that three eminent LGBT advocacy groups–Lambda Legal, the Human Rights Campaign, and GLAAD–sever their relationships with the transgender community. In other words, the “T” should be erased from the unifying acronym…
In 1924, under dubious circumstances, painter Edith Lake Wilkinson was committed to an asylum for the mentally ill. Her paintings were locked away in a trunk, mailed to a relative, and cloistered for 40 years. Now, HBO documentary Packed in a Trunk brushes off the dust and returns Wilkinson’s artwork to daylight.
In March of this year, after a lot of discussion with my partner Charlie, I did something I’d been afraid to do for a long time: I wrote, and submitted for publication, an essay about our year-and-a-half (so far) of attempting to conceive a child. The essay, which was published on BuzzFeed LGBT, prompted not only a…
Every year, the winners of Nebraska's state high school speech and drama competition are invited to perform their winning material on public TV. But this year, they're running things a little differently. One of the winners in the poetry category, you see, made the mistake of choosing "controversial" material that…
Wow, when it comes to being bigoted maniacs, North Carolina's Baptist pastors are really on a roll. It was just a few weeks ago that Pastor Sean Harris suggested to his congregation that they beat their kids if they showed any signs of being gay. That seemed like it was as bad as it could possibly get, but,…
My mother says that when I was born she was given more tiny dresses than I could ever wear because they didn't have flowers at her father's funeral and, "people wanted to do something."
I've never really had any TV characters I could identify with, who seemed to represent my personal experience of sexuality. But then I discovered Brittany and Santana on Glee.
There's a crucial difference between a straight slut and a queer slut, and it's the shame factor. But it's not shame in the way you might think.