“Sort Of”: A Queer Lesson on Storytelling

Still from HBO’s “Sort Of“ **This article contains minor spoilers for HBOMax’s “Sort Of”** When I first saw the trailer for HBOMax’s “Sort Of” featuring Bilal Baig, — the first queer, South Asian, Muslim actor to lead a Canadian primetime…

An Exploration of Euphoria: S2E5 “Stand Still Like the Hummingbird”

Image from @euphoria on Instagram on @hbo This is the fifth article in our series: “An Exploration of Euphoria.” To catch up on what you might’ve missed, check out last week’s article here. This series comes out on Sundays at…

Gays In Anime: Round Two – The Good: Another Introspective Look on the 2016 Anime “Yuri On Ice!!!”

Graphic by Chrys Marr (She/They) “Yuri On Ice!!!” is probably the most well known modern anime acclaimed for its LGBTQ+ themes and characters. Similar to “Given,” a show I talk about in more depth in my previous Gays In Anime…

An Exploration of Euphoria: A Midseason Breakdown + S2E4 “You Who Cannot See, Think of Those Who Can”

Image from @hbo on Instagram from @euphoria This is the fourth article in our series: “An Exploration of Euphoria.” To catch up on what you might’ve missed, check out last week’s article here. This series comes out on Sundays at…

An Exploration of Euphoria: S2E3 “Ruminations: Big and Little Bullys”

Image from the Euphoria Instagram page @euphoria This is the third article in our series: “An Exploration of Euphoria.” To catch up on what you might’ve missed, check out last week’s article here. This series comes out on Sundays at…

An Exploration of Euphoria: S2E2 “Out of Touch”

Image from the Euphoria Instagram page @euphoria This is the second article in our new series “An Exploration of Euphoria.” To catch up on what you might’ve missed, check out last week’s article here. This series comes out on Sundays…

An Exploration of Euphoria: S2E1 “Trying to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Gates”

Photograph from Hunter Schafer’s Instagram @hunterschafer *This is the first article in a new series where I reflect on and peel back the past week’s episode of Euphoria Season 2. This series will come out on Sundays at 3PM PT…

Best of 2021: Our Picks for Queer Film and Television

2021 saw a large increase in on-screen queer characters and nuanced queer stories, so we asked our staff for their favorite queer films and television from 2021, and they answered!  Our Picks for Television: Our Picks for Films:

RuPaul and The Never-Ending Struggle Of Visibility

Graphic by Christopher Ikonomou (Xe/He) After thirteen seasons, RuPaul has finally let his first cisgender, heterosexual performer on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Her name is Maddy Morphasis, and she is a cishet man that does drag! At first glance, this is…

Gays in Anime: The Good, The Bad, and The Beautiful – An Introspective Look on the 2019 Anime “Given”

Illustrated by Chrys Marr (She/They) **Trigger Warning: mentions of suicide** Gays. Anime. Some may think they don’t overlap, but in fact, there is a rich division of anime known for and characterized by its LGBTQ+ themes. The last few years…