Article by Benjamin Hanckel, Western Sydney University and Shiva Chandra, Western Sydney University During COVID-19 lockdowns, a major concern for LGBTIQ+ communities, mental health professionals and academics was that young lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning, intersex and asexual+ people may suffer from being stuck in transphobic, biphobic or
Article by Christopher T. Conner, University of Missouri-Columbia Pop portrayals of LGBTQ Americans tend to feature urban gay life, from Ru Paul’s “Drag Race” and “Queer Eye” and “Pose.” But not all gay people live in cities. Demographers estimate that 15% to 20% of the United States’ total LGBTQ population
The past 20 years have seen increasing research interest in issues of gender and sexuality in China. This work has explored how, under Maoist socialism (and especially during the fraught years of the Cultural Revolution) “acceptable” modes of gender and sexuality were largely confined to reproductive, cisgender, and heterosexual coupledom.
Article by Andrea Waling, La Trobe University; Duane Duncan, La Trobe University, and Gary Dowsett, La Trobe University Since the 2012 hit film Magic Mike explored the hedonistic lifestyle of men who strip for women, popular culture has exploded with images of sexy, muscular, athletic and shirtless (or pantless!) “hot”
Article by Lisa Z. Sigel, DePaul University “To live among the handmade,” philosopher and antiques dealer Leon Rosenstein once said, “is to live among the human.” Well, there’s nothing more human than handmade pornography. When you hear “pornography,” you might think of Playboy and Penthouse, X-rated movies and internet porn. But one type
The Rusk W8less Hair dryers can cost hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars. With feature lists that boast things like special diffusers and ionic technology, things can get confusing. Luckily, the fine folks over at Engadget took a look at all of the consumer dryers on the market to come
…wellness blogger Alison Wu has a tip for never running out of nut milk again, as long as you have a jar of nut butter stashed away. Read more at Bon Appetit.