Out of Place: The Trans Chinese Community Fighting for Gender Equality (Part 1)

Out of Place: The Trans Chinese Community Fighting for Gender Equality (Part 1)

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How the LGBT community created voguing

How the LGBT community created voguing

Kia LaBeija: I was inspired by voguing because voguing allows you to be anything and anyone you want to be. Archie Burnett: Vogue is within the realm of a dance family. Archie: And that’s what it’s supposed to be—a dance family. The name voguing comes from Vogue magazine. The movements that define the dance are […]

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Racism is Alive and Well in the Gay Community

Racism is Alive and Well in the Gay Community

Gay men have pride parades, gay bars and drag queens because trans women of color fought for our rights in the ’60s And I know those women didn’t risk their lives so a bunch of Draco Malfoy-looking ass twinks and masc bros on Grindr could f*ck it up in 2016! Nothing more clearly illustrates that […]

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Basically I’m Gay

Basically I’m Gay

(sighs) – Hello Internet. (inhales deeply) (dramatic suspenseful music) – Sex! Secrecy! And a whole lot of internal screaming. Starring Daniel Howell. One of the greatest mysteries of our generation. What is Dan’s sexuality? Spoiler alert. I’m not straight. Sex, the foundation of life and the only thing we’re really supposed to do. Everyone’s obsessed […]

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How Disco Changed Sex In America

How Disco Changed Sex In America

This is one of my favorite opening scenes to a movie. It’s from 1977’s “Saturday Night Fever.” ♪♪ Tony Manero’s walk, the BeeGees in the background, the paint can, the double-stacked pizza, this! I love this scene because there is this weird sense of glamour to everything. And that’s actually pretty reflective of the moment […]

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Pop Culture Moments That Awakened Our Sexuality

Pop Culture Moments That Awakened Our Sexuality

– That’s when I was like, “You know what? “Maybe you’re gay.” And little did I realize I am very gay. – We had an email at Buzzfeed asking us if there were any moments that really defined our sexuality. Or, like, kind of made us realize who we were inside. And, I hadn’t really […]

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How Black Contemporary Art’s Founder Kimberly Drew Amplifies Black Artists | SEEN | NowThis

How Black Contemporary Art’s Founder Kimberly Drew Amplifies Black Artists | SEEN | NowThis

(upbeat music) I like to say that I’m a curator of experience, in that I really think a lot more about environments than objects. I wanna make sure that the rooms that I’m in are as diverse as possible. I wanna make sure that the exhibitions that I attend are as diverse as possible. The […]

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How Rubby Valentin Represents Latinx & Queer Identities in His Genre-Mixing Music | SEEN | NowThis

How Rubby Valentin Represents Latinx & Queer Identities in His Genre-Mixing Music | SEEN | NowThis

(upbeat music) Well, I grew up in New York City and I grew up around huge underground artists, that at the time I didn’t know were gonna be huge. I went to boarding school, so I was escape to New York City for a weekend and got like my dose of underground music. Like that’s […]

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