Culture & Criticism
Before Adam Lambert or Troye Sivan, George Michael broke down barriers for gay men in music. A new biography chronicles the price he paid.
Dan Savage helped coin the term in 2001. Now it's everywhere.
As The Chicks finally tour their 2020 album Gaslighter, their legacy of political outspokenness has become the template for women pop stars today.
“You never know who's in the room that you're needing to hold space for.”
“It’s harder to build community, go on dates, find queer friends, and get in-person support.”
Her new song, "Break My Soul," comes at just the right time.
The overturning of Roe v. Wade and a spate of other recent Supreme Court decisions will put many people’s lives in danger. We’ve got to work to keep each other safe.
“I see people getting married in movies and you watch them for entertainment, so why can’t you just attend one for entertainment?”
Male sex dolls don’t sell as well as female dolls. But for women who buy them, they’re more than toys. (Warning: Some of the following images are NSFW.)
Are you an algorithmic seggs-pert?
Sex parties for gay men and straight couples are relatively easy to find. What about for those craving “a sapphic dreamland”?
Hollywood has grown obsessed with existing intellectual property, and it’s killing originality at the theater
Cooper Raiff’s new movie is an endearing romance about the pains of growing up.
In the Netflix documentary Halftime, Jennifer Lopez plays a different role: cultural underdog.
Noted large adult son Morgan spent much of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee gnashing his teeth at the sight of Markle.
“There weren't any rules. You could wear pointless scarves in the summertime and put a dress over your jeans, and it was considered cool.”
Although it seems counterintuitive, a lot of people find true crime stories can lull them into a slumber. Here’s how it can happen and why it doesn’t mean you’re a monster if gruesome podcasts and shows make you sleepy.
Joel Kim Booster's new Hulu movie, Fire Island, is the rare rom-com to champion both nonmonogamous and monogamous romance — as well as the beauty of queer chosen family.
In the charming memoir Miss Memory Lane, the Teen Wolf and Arrow star grapples with the intersections of gender, fame, and desire.
The Johnny Depp defamation verdict against Amber Heard was a gutting experience.
From the coming fall of Roe v. Wade to the egregious public treatment of abuse victims, we’re witnessing the limits of commercialized white feminism.
In this edition of Cleanse the Timeline, a powerful book about identity politics, the stan account at the center of a celebrity breakup, and Ben Affleck's smile.
The owner requested that BuzzFeed News put them in touch with Green.
The actor has been pleading on Twitter with “DarkWing84,” who bought his ape from a scammer, to return it.
From literary fiction to science fiction and fantasy and memoir, these are the best beach reads.
Everyone Thought "Conversations With Friends" Would Be The Show Of The Summer, But It's Kind Of A Flop
"Joe Alwyn is struggling with Kristen Stewart syndrome."
In his third album, he’s part daddy, sometimes lover, and definitely a caring observer.
BuzzFeed News is looking to speak with teens around the country about what sex ed is and what they wish they were learning instead.
Why must we torture women before giving them a redemption arc?
The reality show archvillain has launched a crypto real estate company with her husband.