This Girl’s Life: On Growing Up Trans in Texas

Editor’s note: Amid a charged national conversation about transgender rights, the question of how best to love, support, and care for trans-identifying young Americans has become a source of fervent debate. In recent months, as a wave of legislation and orders has emerged from conservative statehouses designed to block gender-­affirming medical treatment for young people, … Read more

Men Should Be Just as Vocal About Roe v. Wade

Men, what’s stopping you from talking about abortion rights? I don’t mean to be rude, but in the wake of the Supreme Court ending the constitutionally-protected right to abortion, those leading the conversation have been disproportionately female, as if getting impregnated is some sort of one-handed clap. Women are talking about this, whether quietly between … Read more

8 Trending Shoes for Spring/Summer 2022 to Know Now

Look beyond your Uggs, fluffy Birkenstocks, and beloved Crocs—it’s time to familiarize yourself with the key trending shoes this summer.  One avant-garde shoe in particular was the talk of the town during the spring/summer 2022 show season. Fashion editors adored Jonathan Anderson’s Loewe stilettos, which featured cracked eggs, nail varnishes, upside-down roses, soap bars, and … Read more

Barbiecore Is Everywhere This Summer

Ever since the first film stills of a bubbly Margot Robbie in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie were unveiled—she plays the titular role in the film, hitting cinemas next summer—there’s been a sickeningly-sweet style shift. Enter: Barbiecore. Barbie is the unlikely muse of 2022. The antithesis of goth girl summer’s emo attitude, Barbie style is all about … Read more

At Manila’s Rainbow Ball, Voguing Holds a Special Meaning

Dips, duckwalks, and drops were on full display at this year’s Rainbow Ball in Manila, Philippines. Now in its second year running, the Pride Month event brought local and international ballroom performers alike to the Ayala Malls Circuit on June 11. Hosted by House of Mizrahi, a well-known voguing house in the Philippines, the ball … Read more