Watch: Brooklyn Brayl's 'Bones' Visual Poem Tackles Trans Issues, Domestic Abuse

In poet Brooklyn Brayl's debut collection, she addresses trans and domestic violence issues

Herb Ritts: Puttin' on the Ritts

Imagine showing up to direct your first cover shoot for Vanity Fair with Herb Ritts. The subject? Madonna. The setting? …

By Ray Rogers

Bret Easton Ellis: Unanswered Prayers

I have to admit that when Out magazine asked me to review Bret Easton Ellis's Imperial Bedrooms, the sequel to his …

By Dale Peck

On Chaps and Their Cocks

In his memoir, Christopher Hitchens comes clean on gay love affairs past.

By James Kirchick

Bill Clegg: Moments of Reprieve

It's almost summer, and in the house upstate where I spend weekends a friend is planting a vegetable garden. He …

By Bill Clegg

Why Abdellah Taia Had to Die in Order to Live

Abdellah Taïa recalls the night a group of men came to his family home -- three rooms for 11 people -- and shouted at …

By Aaron Hicklin

Gay Men, Queer Women, and the Cultural History of the Mustache

In honor of a new book on the 'stache, here are 31 gay or bi folks who rock facial hair.

By Diane Anderson-Minshall

Call of the Wild

Gregory Maguire on Sendak's legacy and the commitment to the complexity of children

By Gregory Maguire