You know, like, if you want to. Sophia Larigakis examines five books that present love, sex, and relationships in ways that deviate from the straight, saccharine, vanilla norm.
Everyone’s “coming out story” is different – and they always have more to do with self-acceptance than telling others about yourself. Amanda Lang recounts how she came to stop worrying and love her sexual fluidity.
Movements for sexual liberation have historically been about the freedom to desire. But what about the freedom not to desire? Sophia Larigakis discusses the movement for asexual visibility, and whether asexuality should be considered a form of “queerness.”
Poet Lisa Luxx debates a queer woman’s responsibility in unpicking her patriarchal behavior in the bedroom.
The lineup for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (aka TIFF) is stacked with some truly excellent-looking films that subvert normative notions of gender and sexuality. Kristen Cochrane rounds up 6 films that focus on gender and sexual diversity – to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).
Working in the sex industry means you get a lot of rando men telling you a lot of things about yourself that you didn’t ask for. Jaye Rose discusses negging, and how to respond to it with the requisite sass.
The 2018 Venice Film Festival is upon us, and the lineup is pretty lacking in the way of gender and sexual diversity – both in terms of onscreen representation and filmmakers’ identities. Nevertheless, Kristen Cochrane dug up some real gems – 6 films that focus on gender and sexual diversity – to see at this year’s fest (or after, at a theatre/laptop near you).
What makes a gay icon? Following a religious experience at a Britney Spears concert this summer, Lizzi Sandell explores the complicated relationship between queer fans and the celebrities they choose to adore.
Two films – one about punks getting murdered in the woods, the other about a love triangle in Japan – stood out at Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. Here, Troy Michael Bordun talks to the people behind The Ranger and Amiko about their genre- and gender-bending filmmaking.
Amanda Lang discusses how the internet made sex work safer and helped her find a community, and how the livelihood and safety of sex workers is under attack following the passing of bills SESTA and FOSTA.