"The Little Mermaid" was Hans Christian Anderson's attempt to translate his frustrated queer desires into the language of a fantastical story, into a fragment of dream.
And why it took him until he was 33 to come out.
The Stonewall Inn has become synonymous with queer liberation and the LGBTQ rights movement. Here's what happened on the ground the night of the Stonewall riots.
People around the world took to the streets in unity to celebrate love, resistance and Pride.
Stonewall’s anniversary has cops and LGBTQ activists revisiting their fraught history—and debating if police belong at celebrations of gay and trans rights.
The program is designed around Amazon's assumptions about gender identity, an omission that becomes even more disturbing as Amazon's software gets silently integrated into our lives.
Historically, drag has thrived in queer, underground nightclubs. And then brunch brought it to light.
Four gay men have to decide how gay a stranger from a lineup is on a scale from 1 to 10.
Gay men once developed codes to ensure safety in the hunt for sex. Can they help #MeToo do the same?
The filmmakers and showrunners behind these projects expressed in no small terms that the process of getting queer sex onscreen hasn't gotten any easier.
The photo of me and my date went viral after our attack — but only as we're white, feminine and cisgender. Sympathy and action must be for all.
Out magazine couldn't pay freelancers and nearly went bust during Pride Month.
"Every night was ACT UP and every day was Wall Street, and it was tearing me apart."
Mekki Leeper goes the whole mile for equal rights.
After undergoing surgery for a hernia, Tatenda Ngwaru's doctor reported that the patient, who was being raised as a boy, had an ovary. Co-directed by Robert Tokanel and Yuhong Pang, "She's Not a Boy" is a home run of a short doc.
Giving birth to two children as a transgender man gave Trevor MacDonald rare insight into the manifold struggles of trans individuals
"It actually felt like the future. Or, at least, a possible future. A better future."
While anti-transgender bathroom bills have only recently gained momentum, gender-segregated public restrooms have been sites of gender inequity for over a century. Cultural anxieties about bodily secretions, disease, sex, shame, and power — codified into law and reinforced by Hollywood — have allowed the segregated institution to stand. But should we let it?
Bumble’s BFF feature is matching women looking to date women with women who are just looking for new friends. Oops.
Twenty years ago, revolutionary new drugs transformed HIV/AIDS, bringing people back from the brink of death. But what happens when you plan to die only to recover? Three people, whose stories span the global epidemic, told BuzzFeed News what it means to have a second chance at life.
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