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I Went On 40 Dates In One Night & Here's What Happened

By Hannah Schneider
When it comes to taking chances, I am a trial-and-error type of person — I prefer to dive in and then figure out how to swim. So, when I saw a post on my friend's Instagram about an event called "Queer Speed Cruising," I immediately got tickets…

I Went To A Queer Fashion Show And It Proved Gender Is Becoming Irrelevant

By Zara Barrie
It's no secret that there are two subjects I love with fiercer intensity than other matters in this ever-changing world: queer culture and FASHION. I was born into a long line of boundary-breaking style queens, and I feel the most at home when I'm…

This Grindr User Has Been Accused Of Murdering Four Men He Met On The App

By Zara Barrie
Look darlings, I'm ALL about those gay boy hookup apps. One of my favorite queer culture writers, Donny Meacham, has written a few powerful articles in defense of the controversial app that I loved with every fiber of my 30-year-old being. This is…

The Media May Have Forgotten About Orlando, But We Haven't

By Donny Meacham
It's been over a month since the shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Other things have happened in the world, and the media has mostly forgotten about the incident, but we haven't. I was a 21-year-old, naïve Alabama boy living in Los…

11 '90s Childhood Stars Who Were Definitely Queer AF

By Zara Barrie
When I was a kid, I was massively in love with Clarissa from "Clarissa Explains It All." The moment Melissa Joan Hart's gorgeous teenage face penetrated the static of my TV screen, I knew I was in the throes of an all-consuming crush. Oh my God,…

The Awkward Questions Every Queer Person Gets Asked (Video)

By Sierra Jiminez
Straight people have a lot of awkward questions for the LGBTQ community. How do you have sex? Do you own a strap on? Who's the dude in the bedroom? And (my personal favorite) what kind of junk are you packing in the front trunk? To the cisgender,…

How LA Pride's Incredible Diversity Made Me Comfortable Being Gay

By Zara Barrie
West Coast Queer Kittens, it's LA PRIDE! I  can't even express how deliriously happy this makes queer little me. Those of you who know me are probably thinking, Zara Babe aren't you a Manhattan bitch who will live and die in New York City? Don't…

'Juliet Takes A Breath' Is The Ultimate Read For Queer Feminists

By Meg Ten Eyck
The author of "Juliet Takes A Breath," Gabby Rivera, and I first met when we were both asked to be on a panel for a queer student group at Columbia University. I remember being transfixed by her wit and intelligence and being all around impressed…

Why Lesbian Bars Are Disappearing At The Height Of Queer Acceptance

By Meg Ten Eyck
Growing up, I was the textbook definition of unlikable. My sixth-grade figure was often described as “womanly,” an adjective no 11-year-old wants to be labeled. This was the time of heroine chic and rail-thin celebrities. My parents decided that my…

Gay Couples Explain All The Invasive Questions People Constantly Ask (Video)

By Gillian Fuller
A few days ago, Youtuber Ashley Mardell created a video called “Gay Couples React to Rude, Invasive Questions” in an attempt to enlighten viewers on questions that are acceptable to ask a couple, and on those that cross the line. For those not…