What Are the Stakes of “Passing” in 2018?An Outward special issue explores the queer experience of blending in—or not.
How to Watch DragMiz Cracker’s under-the-wig guide to how a queen works her magic. Vol. 1: Makeup.
No, Everyone Didn’t Get the Pulse Massacre Story Completely WrongThe justice system’s mistreatment of Noor Salman has nothing to do with whether Omar Mateen was motivated by homophobia.
Jonny Greenwood Should Win This Year’s Oscar for Best Original ScoreThe 2018 nominees, ranked.
The Culture Gabfest “Nobody Bonks Me on the Head With a Baguette” EditionCulture Gabfest on The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Paddington 2, and drag.
Where Are the Radical Queers?An Outward special issue explores the place and purpose of radicalism in queer life today.
A Star Is Born Is Obsessed With DragAnd the sophisticated artifice drag introduces does no favors to a simple-minded film pushing “authenticity.”
RuPaul’s Drag Race Won Its First Emmy for Reality Series. RuPaul Seriously Wasted the Moment.Couldn’t “Mama Ru” at least mention her queer children?
How to Lip Sync, Dance, and Do the Splits (Badly) Like a Drag Queen “I get away with some of the sh–tiest offbeat dancing in America.”
Off the Grid?Grindr’s recent HIV data revelation violated users’ trust. But for queers, leaving online havens isn’t so simple.
What Is Queer Eye Looking For?Does a show about exporting gay talent and joy make sense in 2018?
The AIDS Crisis Robbed Queers of Lives and Culture. A New Video Project Aims to Give It All Back.