With her latest book, The Freezer Door, Sycamore breaks down language and genre to confront intimacy, the politics of gay bars, and to find the communities we desire.
On writing queer characters that identify themselves, and their relationships, on their own terms.
A poetry collection that is “allergically pastoral” and full of good fantasies (with a touch of pain).
How a collection of funny stories became a memoir about coming out, partying hard, and committing to the kid’s menu.
On pageantry, the contradictions of family, and writing about queer femmes.
Cypriano’s documentary Born to Be follows the profound journeys of several patients and doctors at the Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery.
The writer and musician on queer representation, empathy for our younger selves, and music for our feelings.
Overlooked modernisms on display.
A poetry collection on the violence of knowledge, sexual awakening, and encounters through Baba Yaga’s forest.
Textile works that investigate guilt, spirituality, and the future.
On stage and in the studio, Kwak (aka Xina Xurner) summons bodies, objects, and energies that flourish at the “seams of the illusions of fixed identity.”
Artists and exhibitions address the AIDS crisis.
Radically imagined safe spaces for black queerness.
An art exhibition inspired by a novel.
The famous poet bombs while bombing.
A novel about queer rage, the 1990s club scene, and the intricacies of healing.
An artist and a choreographer challenge the term collaboration, which they see as an approach rather than an outcome or frame of interpretation.
The artist collective discusses a new public project.