Devyn Galindo and Hope Steinman-Iacullo charted a three-month journey from Los Angeles to the Florida Keys, stopping along the way to photograph and interview queer people across the country.
A Deliciously Transgressive and Strikingly Vulnerable Ode to Queer Sex Work
Declaring a pro-sex, pro-porn stance off the bat, On Our Backs presents diverse notions of intimacy, in sex work and the communal art and advocacy that spring from it.
The Astonishing Discovery of an Artist’s 9,200 Portraits of an Alternate Queer Self
The previously unknown Polaroids of April Dawn Alison were not just snatched from the jaws of oblivion, but are now in an esteemed museum collection.
A Post-Capitalism Ball Imagines a Queer Future
The ball, presented as part of Lambda LitFest, brings a queer perspective to explore visions of society after the current economic system is dismantled.
Surveying Queer Art and Literature from Before the Term “Homosexuality” Was Invented
The documentary Before Homosexuals seeks to educate those whose knowledge of queer history doesn’t go further back than the 20th century.
Spotlighting Lesbian Artists as Central Players in California’s Queer History
Lesbian contributions to gay life and liberation have long been overshadowed, including in the art world.
Three Queer Pakistani Artists Explore Identity and Disrupt Borders with Their Art
Abdullah Qureshi, Aziz Sohail, and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr. are collectively redefining what it means to be queer and Pakistani.
The Underground Gay Art of Early 20th-Century New York
The Young and the Evil at David Zwirner casts a light on lesser-known gay artists who rejected the prevailing trend toward abstraction.
Queer Identity in the MeToo Movement: A Conversation with Emma Sulkowicz
Emma Sulkowicz stood up against rape culture three years before the Harvey Weinstein story broke, but most articles about “Mattress Performance” erased the artist’s queer identity. Why?
Looking at Queer Constellations of Intimacy
Intimacy at Yossi Milo Gallery unites a diverse assembly of artists tracing the outline of affection from the 1980s to present day.
How Contemporary Artists Are Embracing the Ambiguities of Gender
What’s incredibly refreshing and exciting about Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon is that it’s a queer art show that specifically seeks a space beyond a taxonomic obsession.
Black Queer Artists Explore the In-Between
At LA’s Main Museum, an evening of multimedia performance including hip-hop, poetry, and readings looked at the intersections between queerness and blackness.