The Little Mermaid, Scarlett Johansson, and Race-Based Casting in Hollywood
When a character in a film gets cast as an actor of a race other than what viewers were expecting, folks take to social media to advocate for or against the decision.
Remembering the Reason for The Riots: Looking back at Queer History in the US
Pride month didn't start with parades and day drinking. It started as a radical stand against institutionalized oppression.
When Pride Month Means 30 Days of Heightened Body Insecurity
While Pride is a great opportunity for the LGBTQ community to come together, we shouldn't forget that we have our own internal issues to deal with. One of the big ones: body shaming and body image.
Why I Still Believe in Military Service for the LGBTQ+ Community
In his recent New York Times article, Necko Fanning discussed the impact of being openly gay in the armed forces. In spite of receiving death threats, however, he still stands by his decision and others' decisions to serve.
N.K. Jemisin: Pioneer of Diversity in Science Fiction/Fantasy
Looking for a great book recommendation as we head into beach reading season? Be sure to check out NK Jemisin, a pioneer of diversity in Science Fiction and Fantasy literature.
How to Keep Gay Bars Gay (Without Turning Into Misogynists)
Gay bars and nightclubs have historically been one of the few places where it was safe to be openly and visibly queer. More and more, however, they've become a place of voyeurism and entertainment for a non-LGBTQ+ crowd.
The Ideal Gay Man?
Toxic masculinity is often seen as an issue between men and women. However, even within the gay community, it can be an issue. The pressure to conform to a set of ideas about masculinity often gives some men elevated status over others.
Three Men Redefining What It Means To Be a Man
What it means to be a man doesn't have to include violence or aggression. These three men show us exactly what healthy manifestations of masculinity can look like.
FAQs of Toxic Masculinity
Toxic masculinity is a term that gets thrown around a lot. Let's break it down and dispel some myths that may be keeping guys from living their best lives.
Learning about Consent from Kinksters
Whether you consider yourself kinky or vanilla or somewhere in between, we can all learn a lot about consent from the kink community. And nothing is sexier than consent.
6 Underrated Video Games You Need to Play Before 2018 Ends
Just because a game doesn't have a multi-million dollar marketing campaign behind it doesn't mean it's not worth your time. These six video games are definitely must-plays.
The Divine Masculine Tarot Deck by St. Jinx [product review]
Gay men have been into tarot cards since Cher first sang about the dark lady laughing and dancing and lighting candles one-by-one. But this deck takes it to a whole new level.
Top Five Underrated TV Shows With Great Representation
Television shows come and go, but some really stick with us. With witty writing and compelling characters, these are the shows we think you NEED to be watching.
5 Black Authors You Need to Be Reading
Don't come at us with that all authors matter stuff. We know. But for now, we're focusing on some authors who likely aren't on your English 101 syllabi but totally should be.