queer

Censorship

A Canadian Company Is Blocking LGBTQ Content for Censorious Regimes

Netsweeper is blocking content in 30 countries, according to a new report from Toronto-based research group Citizen Lab.
Jordan Pearson
4.25.18
Toronto

Queer and Trans Teens Are Embracing This Mobile Dating Sim

LongStory lets players choose their gender and who they want to date.
Juanita Bawagan
7.2.16
Sex

How the Internet Keeps Pushing Porn's Social Progress Forward

It may be cliché to talk about the disruptive power of the internet. But in the case of porn, it’s pretty apt.
Lux Alptraum
6.23.16
Terraform

Melioration

Queers Destroy Science Fiction! is a brand new anthology of all-LGBT sci-fi. Here's a taste.
E. Saxey
6.12.15
Goodbye Meatbags

Avatar IRL

How a transwoman's Second Life avatar spurred her transition from male to female.
Cecilia D’Anastasio
4.15.15
Twitter

Russia's Internet Did Not Congratulate Eurovision's Bearded Lady Champion

Conchita Wurst even became part of a Twitter taunt to Ukrainian separatists.
Kevin Rothrock
5.12.14
Motherboard Blog

I Was Sterilized By the Swedish Government

On Thursday, the Swedish High Courts ended the practice of forced sterilization, allowing transgendered people to have children. What about those who have already been sterilised against their will? though?
Caisa Ederyd
1.14.13
Motherboard Blog

The People Who Don't Want to Have Sex With Anybody Ever

"I have been told I could easily be mistaken as a lesbian" she says, gesturing to her cropped, copper hair as evidence. “Which is not a bad thing.”
Kristen Bahler
1.8.13
Motherboard Blog

In Sweden, Forced Sterilization is Still a Thing

Since 1972, transgendered individuals in Sweden who wish to legally change their sex must first be sterilized. Yes, you read that correctly. Sweden, progressive homeland of Ingmar Bergman and government subsidized everything, has arguably the most...
Kelly Bourdet
1.21.12