bestnom1000x50

the Queer Issue

Latest Articles

letters622-4

Don't forget the kids, liberal hypocrites

I enjoyed Gunner Scott's fantastic article and picture (see "State of the Union," the Queer Issue, May 25).
Letters to the Boston editors, June 22, 2012
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  June 22, 2012
qi4

An inconsistent ally

I loved your Queer Issue (May 25). However, there's something that has been preventing me from fully enjoying some of the progress made in the struggle for equality and society's perception of the LGBT community.
Letters to the Boston editors, June 15, 2012
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  June 15, 2012
kate-4

Kate Bornstein’s queer evolution

Feisty transgender icon Kate Bornstein's newest book, A Queer and Pleasant Danger (Beacon Press), is best summed up by its subtitle: The True Story of a Nice Jewish Boy Who Joins the Church of Scientology and Leaves Twelve Years Later to Become the L
Cult following
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  May 25, 2012
nu life-4

Queering the party with the DJs of Nu Life

Growing up gay on Long Island, Brian Friedberg went out dancing almost every night: at all-ages clubs, raves, dancehall nights, gay hip-hop nights, gay clubs, straight clubs, and late-night joints. But he couldn't find the party he was looking for.
Beyond Gay Night
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  May 25, 2012
gunner4

Trans activist Gunner Scott says, despite increased visibility, it’s still dangerous to be transgender in America

I don't know why I'm transgender. I just am.
State of the Union
By GUNNER SCOTT  |  May 25, 2012