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As TikTok goes from strength to strength, Instagram is suffering from an identity crisis under the ever-closer control of Facebook
As lad culture was for straight men of the 1990s, so ‘huns’ are to the women and gay men of Britain today. Accompanied by memes, in-jokes and an open acceptance of ordinariness, it’s a celebratory clumping of unity and identity in a post-camp nation
From Paul Black to Eleanor Morton, young comics are building large followings online by channelling Scots’ self-deprecating humour, politics, and disdain for the English
Grindr has both defined itself by and come to define the language of queer men. One of the most recent trends to be seen across people's profiles is the rise of the hunt for ‘gym buddies’. Louis Staples went in search of whether the quote marks were warranted or not
Yes, “MTV Cribs”—the show where famous stars flaunt their mansions—is returning on Aug. 11. But it has to contend with Instagram and new attitudes toward celeb wealth
On shows such as Sex and the City, gay characters were reduced to funny sidekicks – but now a new wave of series are reimagining the role
Discussions of fashion and beauty norms often focus on ways in which they restrict us – and they can do. But queer people have created their own visual codes over the years, with aesthetics providing opportunities for identity exploration and even political resistance.
The 2001 comedy hit came out twenty years ago today. And it changed Reese Witherspoon’s career―and Hollywood―forever.
Our thanks go out to Bennifer, for making famous people... good again?
Louis Staples looks at the history of the jockstrap, from its origins as a sports garment to its current place in contemporary gay culture.