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.
From director Craig Johnston (The Skeleton Twins) andproduced by Ben Stiller, Alex Strangelove is the tale of how a high school senior (Daniel Doheny) plans on losing his virginity to his girlfriend (Beach Rats’ Madeline Weinstein). Things get complicated when he meets “a handsome and charming gay kid from the other side
Alan Cumming’s character in the new police procedural Instinct is the first openly gay lead of an American broadcast drama, ever. Really? I didn’t even think this could possibly be true. This makes me think more about our interview, “A Queer and Present Danger: An Interview With Michael Varrati” about