Arts & Entertainment

Drag Race for Dummies: Season 9 Pageant Extravaganza

DRAG RACE IS BAAAAAACK! And on VH1 now??? Who said changes were good??? Not me!!! But regardless of the fact that transphobic Wendy Williams is now hosting viewing parties or that all the commercials are now boring and not gay, Season…

Review: ‘Sacred and Profane’ Wrestles with Religion and Sexuality

An interactive feature before ‘Sacred and Profane’ included artistically expressing ones’ own experiences with sexuality and religion. Sacred & Profane, a one-man show centering Tim Lewis’s personal experiences with Evangelical Christianity and homosexuality, opened in Los Angeles on February 16th.…

Making the Intersectional Visible: The Personal Importance of Moonlight

Moonlight (2016, dir. Barry Jenkins) examines the never spoken Black sexuality and masculinity through a lens of a boy, teen, then man who is hardened by what his environment demands of him. It’s a journey of how Chiron silently slips…

Can You Be Gay?: Queer Representation in Video Games

graphic by Liana Kindler In video games, you can be a world hero. You can be a humanoid plant that explores and brings justice to the universe. You can be a two-dimensional square with a range of human emotions. But…

OutWrite’s Queer Lit Column: Desire, Dream and Magic in Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

  This review of Zami is the first in our series of investigating classic queer literature, forming an OutWrite Archive of novels, poetry, and memoir that our staff believes everyone should read.      In the acknowledgements, Audre Lorde tells the reader…

A Personal Message from RuPaul

RuPaul Charles has a special message for all of the American electorate. That’s right! Don’t fuck it up! How to pledge a vote, or for more voting information: iwillvote.com Get a ride to the polls: drive2vote.org If you’re having issues with…

How to Get Away with Murder Speed Recap: It’s About Frank

Hey y’all, it’s Skylar, your friendly neighborhood OutWrite marketing director and staff writer. Here’s the recap of Thursday’s HTGAWM episode, basically a recap of Annalise’s and Frank’s life.   Flashback (11 years ago) Since this episode revolves around Frank, we…

Drag Race for Dummies: RuCap for the RuUnion

HIEEEEEEEEEEE. Sorry to everyone who missed my articles for the past few weeks–I was she-occupied with various events, and then I got sick(ening) and had to spend most of my time hacking up a lung instead of typing away at…

How to Get Away with Murder Speed Recap: Don’t Tell Annalise

Hey y’all, it’s Skylar, your friendly neighborhood OutWrite marketing director and staff writer. Today, we’re starting a weekly recap of everyone’s favorite Gay/Bi/Pan Murder Mystery Explosion, How to Get Away With Murder. Here’s the recap of the crazy shenanigans that…

Drag Race For Dummies: RuView of All Stars Episode 2

Hey kitty girlz (n boys and anyone in between)! I’m baaaaaaaaaack! I’m gonna give y’all the deets on what you missed on the past two episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Season 2, so if you don’t want anything…