Pride 2017

A Party Has to Be More Than Gay to Qualify as "Queer"

Calling something “queer” comes with a responsibility to live up to what the term encompasses.
Rose Dommu

How a New Festival for Female, Non-Binary, and Trans Artists Plans to Crush the Patriarchy (Eventually)

TUFFEST in Seattle is pushing marginalized communities into the spotlight—and asking cis, white men to step aside.
Amber Cortes
Pride 2016

Why Are There So Few Parties Where Trans People Feel Safe?

Trans parties need to be recognized as distinct spaces with their own values and culture.
Dream Dommu
Juliana Huxtable

Juliana Huxtable's Performance at MoMA Was a Powerful Interrogation of White-Washed World History

Here's what went down when the underground nightlife icon and multi-media artist made her debut at the Museum of Modern Art this past weekend.
James McMaster
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Enter the Violent World of Crossdressing Parisian Streetwalkers

"Don't Forget About Singapore" is short film collaboration between producer Edyth and director Julien Thiry
Jemayel Khawaja

Juliana Huxtable Made a Mix for Feminist Techno Collective Discwoman's One-Year Anniversary

The trans icon's selection of club tracks emphasize what Discwoman is all about: female authorship.
Michelle Lhooq
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Mykki Blanco Speaks Out on Trans Male Issues: "This Is a Form of Cultural Misogyny"

The queer rapper calls music's attention to groups with narratives that are often silenced or ignored by cis straight society.
Michelle Lhooq
Wendy Carlos

Meet Wendy Carlos: The Trans Godmother of Electronic Music

In 1968, Wendy Carlos brought electronic sounds into the mainstream.
Natasha MacDonald-Dupuis

Trans Icon Honey Dijon Serves Up a Delicious Mix for SHADE's Pride Rave

A delicious serving of house from Miss Honey to whet your appetites for SHADE's Gay Pride party in New York City.
Michelle Lhooq