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  • Life

So this is love: Fairytale meets kink in a new, gender-bent ‘Cinderella’

So this is love: Fairytale meets kink in a new, gender-bent ‘Cinderella’

With ballet, burlesque and a touch of BDSM, director Austin McCormick uproots old ideologies with some wicked new twists.

How to fix bathroom design for all genders
  • Happenings

How to fix bathroom design for all genders

Zoë Ligon investigates why bathroom design needs to evolve and talks with those leading the way.

  • Life

They’re here, get used to them: why gender-neutral pronouns are not “radical”

They’re here, get used to them: why gender-neutral pronouns are not “radical”

A majority of languages around the world have no gender distinctions in pronouns. So why is using "they" as a singular pronoun considered so politically and grammatically unconventional?

  • Life

They’re here, get used to them: why gender-neutral pronouns are not “radical”

They’re here, get used to them: why gender-neutral pronouns are not “radical”

A majority of languages around the world have no gender distinctions in pronouns. So why is using "they" as a singular pronoun considered so politically and grammatically unconventional?

Inside the largest queer event at New York Fashion Week
  • Fashion

Inside the largest queer event at New York Fashion Week

Photographer Andrew Boyle captured some of the characters whose diversity gave life to the VERGE New York Fashion Week show.

  • News

Chelsea Manning facing "indefinite solitary confinement" for keeping expired toothpaste, magazines

Chelsea Manning facing "indefinite solitary confinement" for keeping expired toothpaste, magazines

“Chelsea has a growing voice in the public discussion and it would not surprise me were these charges connected to who she is."

How the fashion industry chases the internet, with VFiles' Preston Chaunsumlit
  • Wellness

How the fashion industry chases the internet, with VFiles' Preston Chaunsumlit

The fashion designer turned entertainer talks about 90s top models, robots, and how porn is paving the way for innovative fashion.

  • Trailer of the day

Watch the first trailer for 'About Ray,' a movie starring Elle Fanning as a transitioning teen

Watch the first trailer for 'About Ray,' a movie starring Elle Fanning as a transitioning teen

A new film, About Ray, stars actress Elle Fanning as Ray, a teenager who must navigate transitioning into a male identity.

  • News

Petition circulating to boycott "whitewashed" Stonewall Riots film

Petition circulating to boycott "whitewashed" Stonewall Riots film

Yesterday, the first trailer was released for Stonewall, a fictional interpretation of the 1969 Stonewall Riots, which launched the Gay Rights movement in America, directed by Roland Emmerich.

  • Quote of the day

Lil B admits he's transphobic: "my heart hurts because I have been cruel to people"

Lil B admits he's transphobic: "my heart hurts because I have been cruel to people"

Last night, rapper Lil B tweeted a joke at the expense of transgender people from his popular Twitter account.

  • News

Watch the trailer for 'Mala Mala', a new doc on transgender lives in Puerto Rico

Watch the trailer for 'Mala Mala', a new doc on transgender lives in Puerto Rico

Mala Mala is a documentary that chronicles the lives of nine trans-identifying people in Puerto Rico.

  • Politics

Ashley Diamond on being a transgender woman in a men's prison

Ashley Diamond on being a transgender woman in a men's prison

While SCOTUS may have made history on Friday, the fight is hardly over for the LGBTQ community. Diamond calls for prison reform for transgender inmates.

  • News

Thank you: Oxford English Dictionary adds 'cisgender'

Thank you: Oxford English Dictionary adds 'cisgender'

The addition of 'cisgender' into the OED along with 500 new terms marks a huge step in opening up the discourse around gender politics.

  • News

Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts are now LGBT-friendlier

Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts are now LGBT-friendlier

The Boy Scouts of America have announced that the general ban on gay troop leaders has been lifted. The Girl Scouts have declared that they are now welcoming transgender girls.