Queerness

Dads Give Me Skateboarding Advice or How to Misgender an Essay

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Do catcalls produce gender? Is skateboarding a gender? Arielle Burgdorf explores skateboarding, catcalls, masculinity, femininity, and the gender constellation.

skater girl
On February 18, 2021

Fucking, and Not Fucking, in the Time of Coronavirus

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Sex in the time of coronavirus: A gay man reflects on the dangers of touch past and the dangers of touch present.

two men holding hands
On January 29, 2021

féi hernandez – Con Y Del Corazón

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féi hernandez writes poetry con y del corazón. Their new collection, Hood Criatura, tells emotionally intimate stories crafted in imagistic Spanglish.

Féi Hernandez
On January 7, 2021

The Mommy Issues Picture Show

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It will entail secret rooms, padlocked trunks, maternal brutishness, and leather cuffs about the wrists and ankles. It will be psychotic. It is called love. A survey of films where women curiously love other women in lieu of their own mothers.

mommie issues
On December 24, 2020

LINGERIE STANIFESTO

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Sometimes, it sucks to be a body. Other times, it’s fun. Lingerie is one of those gifts that makes being a body fun. Putting it on is to swaddle yourself in ribbons, bows and straps that speak on your behalf. They assert, “Bitch, I’M the gift, a gift to MYSALF.”

On December 22, 2020

Brontez Purnell & The Occupational Hazards of Sex

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A Conversation with Writer, Musician, Dancer, Filmmaker, Performance Artist and Legend Brontez Purnell: "My dad would always try to make me go fishing and there was a time a couple of years ago where I really wrestled with the idea of writing the erotic adventures of Huckleberry Finn... Scott O’Hara clued into my writing when I was younger. There's a picture of him where he has this huge hard-on and a skateboard or whatever. I read his memoir when I was 18 or 19 and the writing was like, “And then he separated my glistening cheeks and I achieved nine orgasms.”

Brontez sunflowers
On December 17, 2020