Travel & Culture

LGBT people were viewed as gifted by nature among the Native Americans

We often think that a sophisticated understanding of gender is a contemporary phenomenon. The idea of non-binary or non-gender conforming…

How to build a Queer City

An uptight nation that gets its knickers in a twist every time someone eats a piece of meat designated as…

1917 Russian Revolution: The LGBT’s brief window of freedom

In January 1921 Russian Baltic Fleet sailor Afanasy Shaur organised an extraordinary gay wedding in Petrograd. The guests included 95…

The restaurant kitchen where everyone has HIV

Until recently, few of the chefs had ever stepped foot in a restaurant kitchen. Now they were slicing up hunks…

Harvey Milk to receive stepped memorial in San Francisco’s Castro

The work of late gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk will be celebrated in San Francisco‘s famous Castro District with…

How fake news from 1949 painted gay men as predators for decades

In October 1949, filed under “Medicine,” Newsweek reviewed the book The Sexual Criminal, former LA cop Dr. J. Paul de River’s sensationalized exposé on…

Charges dropped against Scot accused of public indecency in Dubai

A Scottish man accused of public indecency in Dubai has had the charges against him dropped after the ruler of…

Mykki Blanco Explores Queer Johannesburg

OUT100’s Mykki Blanco has partnered with i-D to create a powerful new documentary that explores South Africa’s LGBTQ scene. Directed by queer filmmaker…

A Guide to Downtown Los Angeles’ Gritty, Glam Art Scene

It’s hard to believe that, 20 years ago, downtown Los Angeles was a ghost town after dark. Now it’s brimming…