Tom of Finland's Early Works on Display in L.A.

A new solo exhibit in Los Angeles displays the artist's early erotic works

Shelly Oria On Her Favorite Queer Writers & the Power of Literature

The writer of the new collection New York 1, Tel Aviv 0 talks about her inspirations and why it's OK to be weird. …

By Out Contributor

The Art of the Killer Heel

A Brooklyn Museum exhibition on the stiletto has been extended through March 1 due to popular demand

By Les Fabian Brathwaite

Artist Spotlight: Sergey Sovkov

With his latest exhibition, From Russia With Love in Munich, Germany, artist and educator Sergey Sovkov creates a …

By Christopher Harrity

Memories of a Bookseller

Felice Picano’s bohemian, gay New York

By Aaron Hicklin

Need to Know: Gio Black Peter

The young artist's work is overtly sexual, but he says look past the fact that his subject's are nude.

By James McDonald

Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It

Massive promises to be 'big, burly, lascivious, and soft around the edges...'

By C. Edwards

5 Things We Learned From the Haas Brothers

Artists Nikolai & Simon Haas, featured in Citizens of Humanity's magazine, share their thoughts on drag, design, and …

By Jerry Portwood

Felice Picano Picks His Favorite Books of 2014

The author chooses Sarah Waters, David Mitchell, Ha Jin, and more to add to your reading list

By Editors

Members Only: An Ode to the Phallus

'Just because I don’t wish to be socially dominated by men doesn’t mean that I find penises silly or unappealing,' …

By Out Contributor

Truman's Book Club: 5 Stylish Coffee Table Books

Gift ideas for fashionistas

By Julien Sauvalle

Open Books

Huddled in London bookshop Gay’s the Word, author Philip Hensher shares his favorite out-and-proud reads.

By Colin Crummy

Sex, the Body & Pop Music in Modern Urban Russia

Musicologist Stephen R. Amico discusses Russian popular music and post-Soviet homosexuality

By Kevin Clarke

Photos from Ryan McGinley: You and I

The good news is that Ryan McGinley's You and I has been reprinted. That's it. There is no bad news.

By Christopher Harrity

One Way: Peter Marino

The architect has selected rarely seen images from Tom of Finland’s own archive for a Document Journal exclusive …

By Drew Sawyer for Document Journal

Peter Marino's Tom of Finland

Tom of Finland’s iconic imagess of leathermen have provided inspiration for Peter Marino

By Jerry Portwood

Understanding Derek Jarman's Lost Super 8 Films

The pioneering gay filmmaker's early films reveals why the moving image became a serious art form for future …

By Jerry Portwood