San Francisco Winces As Thiel-Funded Queer Social Club Start-Up 'Yass' Preps For Launch 

Once America’s queer capital, San Francisco (and the entire West Coast with it) is being reshaped and remodeled by Silicon Valley’s wealthy residents. Spiking rents and exploding gentrification are financially crippling even those working full-time and pushing out longtime residents of LGBT havens like the Mission and…

Iceman's Finally Tapping Into Its Potential to Tell a New Kind of Queer Coming-of-Age Story

For all the fuss that was made about Marvel’s Iceman series featuring the newly out Icemen (two Bobby Drakes), the book’s been a rather dull rehash of the kind of narrative beats you’d expect from so-so queer YA fiction. This week, though, the series finally did something dynamic with its characters that it should…

The Magicians Is Becoming the Most Sexually Aware Show on TV

The Magicians is a show that’s full of contradictions. At times it’s refreshing and brilliant, but then it’s so silly I can’t believe an adult wrote the story. (At one point, there’s an actual forest of dick rocks.) But if there’s one thing it’s good at, it’s having a smart, thoughtful, and thoroughly progressive…

Writers, Artists, and Celebrities Unite for Love Is Love, a Comic Celebrating LGBT Heroes

Earlier this year, a mass shooting claimed the lives of 50 people in Orlando, Florida, in an incident that was both the deadliest shooting and most violent hate crime against LGBT people in American history. Now, people across the comics industry and beyond are coming together for a one-off special issue to remember…