The Lens

Congressman Uses Texas School Shooting to Attack Trans Community

What’s the lowest form of life on god’s gay earth? Think of the slimiest strain of algae forming on the cloaca of a bottom-feeding reptile. You’re on the right track, but it...

Get Real with ‘My Fake Boyfriend’

Confession time! Before you came out of the closet, did you ever pretend to have a lover of the opposite sex to distract from your overwhelming gayness? We’re picturing a...

The Royal Mint Reveals Its Fabulous Fifty-Pence Piece

Now this is the change we want! In 1972, the United Kingdom hosted its first official Pride event. What took you so long, mates? Oh well, progress is never a straight line; it’s...

Anti-Gay for Pay: Religious Universities Embroiled in Civil Rights Lawsuit

He survived conversion therapy. His aunt is a Congresswoman whose extreme views dictate, “The most fundamental cornerstone of civilized society — traditional marriage — is...

Gay Art By Alex Leaves Little to the Imagination With His Depiction of The Hulk and More

The queer community has a fraught relationship with the concept of maturity. We never got to enjoy the standard benchmarks of adolescence, such as dating at the mall or holding...

Check out the Sexy, Exclusive, Sexclusive Trailer for Billy Eichner’s Bros

Are you sick of your touchy-feely straight allies telling you how “brave” you are? Do you shudder when a bachelorette party woo-hoos their way through your favorite leather...

Time to Spill the Tea! DISCOVERY+ to Premiere “The Book of Queer” for Pride Month

In celebration of Pride month, discovery+, the definitive non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service, announced it will premiere THE BOOK OF QUEER on Thursday, June...

The Best Prom King Is a Drag Queen

We worry incessantly about what others think of us. Do they like me? Am I popular? Does my butt look big in these chaps? Self-doubt can drown us. Unfortunately, it’s tough to...

RuPaul’s DragCon Returns to LA with Gag-worthy Looks!

Returning for its 10th in-person convention – bringing charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent to the LA Convention Center – RuPaul Charles cut the pink ribbon flanked...

Big Handsome Men! That’s It. That’s the Headline

Straight people are crazy. Don’t believe us? Watch any horror movie ever. For example, a breeder can see a ghostly white portal and think Come to the light. Um, no gurl. The...

The Impact of Social Media on the LGBTQ Community

Social media is a ubiquitous part of our lives. But what impact does social media have – if any – on the LGBTQ community? This article will discuss how social media...

Brave 17 Year Old, Will Larkins, Fires Back at Bigotry in Florida

How brave are you? As you ponder this question, you may conjure images of roller coasters you dared to ride or job opportunities you chased with zeal. But do you have the raw...