queer

News Opinion 

FREE RADICAL: CAN’T BUY ME PRIDE

Black_&_Magenta_Flag_feature

We have come a long way, but being queer can still mean death, might mean second-class citizenship, and will definitely mean harassment of some kind. Continue reading

Music 

DIG THIS: TRANIWRECK @ OBERON

Screen Shot 2013-07-23 at 9.39.13 PM

If you happen to have any kind of allergy to glitter, feathers, or attitude, you’ve probably broken out just reading this. Continue reading

Music 

PEER REVIEW: LIMP WRIST @ CAMBRIDGE ELKS LODGE

Limp Wrist Group Pic

They play hardcore punk, really fast, and they are queer as hell and proud of it. Continue reading

Sex 

SAVAGE LOVE: BROS BEFORE ADDITIONAL BROS

SL_BridgeMatch

Gays and lesbians are about 2 to 5 percent of the population. I’m afraid that arithmetic precludes us from hewing to the “bro code”—at least where dating friends-of-exes, exes-of-friends, or exes-of-exes are concerned. Continue reading

News 

FREE RADICAL: BEYOND BINARY BIGOTRY

“At [the Pride Festival], we had a great time,” said Ellyn Ruthstrom, President of the Bisexual Resource Center in Boston. “But to wake up on Sunday and see the paper say that Pride was about the ‘lesbian and gay community’… [is] to have those experiences erased.” Continue reading

News 

THE KIDS ARE NOT ALL RIGHT

How old are LGBTQ children when we stop caring about them?  Is there some kind of dirge-ridden bar/h mitzvah where heteronormative politicians gather with their right-winged Christian fundamentalist buddies to gleefully strip members of the LGBTQ communities of their rights? Continue reading

News 

ART IS THE NEW BLACK AND PINK

101_2714


“They call it the ‘homo bin,’” Jason Lydon recounts of his stints in segregated cell blocks for gay, bi and trans prisoners. Continue reading