Alison Bechdel, Samuel D. Hunter & Mary Bonauto Gay Geniuses; Win MacArthur Grants

Alison Bechdel, Samuel D. Hunter, and Mary L. Bonauto named MacArthur Grant Fellows.

Life Cafe, a Featured Player in 'Rent,' Rumored to Be Leaving Manhattan

The East Village cafe where playwright Jonathan Larson wrote his hit musical might be shutting its doors for good. …

By Jordan Shavarebi

Brett Ratner Fired by Oscars for Antigay Remarks

Director Brett Ratner was canned from his position producing the Oscars after making homophobic comments and discussing …

By Adam Rathe

Cyber Drag

The allure of switching gender and sexuality online.

By Porochista Khakpour

Gay, Muslim, and Free

In the wake of Gaddafi's death, a Moroccan writer looks back on the effects of the Arab Spring.

By Abdella Taia

Editor's Letter: The Marrying Kind

Until very recently, British newspapers had a sly euphemism for known homosexuals who had resisted the kinds of sham …

By Aaron Hicklin

Nikki Araguz vs. The State

Her childhood began in a welter of sexual confusion and ended when she was raped and infected with HIV. But the biggest …

By William Van Meter

Domestically Partnered

Signing a lease, out on a limb

By Nick Burd

Lady Bunny Sounds Off on Queer Activism

A week ago, gay marriage passed in New York and everyone whooped it up. I'd like to ask everyone who's …

By Lady Bunny

The Multiple Marriers

Author's note: In 2009, Paul David Wadler and Rick Brown had already been married three times: in Vermont (a civil …

By Steven Thrasher

Mark Simpson's Metrosexual Reflections

'Straight lads are such bloody tarts now,' my mate Farmer Dave observed, gazing at a young …

By Mark Simpson

Paris is 'Still' Burning

More than 20 years after the film was released, the Bronx's drag ball scene continues to thrive as a home for queer …

By Steven Thrasher

My Mother's Gift

My uncle is sitting cross-legged on the daybed, feeding sweets to my partner, Robert. We are in his ground-floor flat in …

By Rahul Mehta

The Accidental Activist

Here's a story that, in its particulars, is a fable of our times. A young, handsome actor by the name of Jonathan …

By Aaron Hicklin

Frenemies of Dorothy

I have seen our enemy, and his name is Andy Cohen. Curse you, you devilishly handsome centaur of silver fox and twinkish …

By Josh Kilmer-Purcell

Glenn Greenwald: Life Beyond Borders

For the investigative journalist behind The Guardian's scoop on the Obama administration's abuse of the Surveillance …

By Fred Bernstein

Gay, Conservative, and Fabulous

Dressed in a slinky black number, a glass of red wine swaying dangerously in one hand, the conservative TV pundit and …

By Aaron Hicklin

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