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Hong Kong’s Gay Games Have Been Postponed to 2023 Due to Covid

Back in October 2017 the Federation of Gay Games announced that Hong Kong would be the host city for the November 2022 Gay Games, having beaten out Washington, D.C., and Guadalajara, Mexico, for the right to host the Games’ 11th installment. It was a historic announcement, marking the first time[…]

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Sex
Queer Activists of the 1980s Differed in Responses to the Community’s Promiscuity

If the sexual exploration of the post-Stonewall generation was grounded in promiscuity, was it the root of seemingly endless gay deaths?

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The Chinese Government Is Committed to Erasing LGBTQ People. Here Are 5 Ways It’s Succeeding.

The Chinese government has long made its stance on LGBTQ people known, not affording them any legal protections or recognizing same-sex marriage. But recent actions taken by the state seem to indicate that China does not want to simply forgo basic rights and protections for their queer citizens, but actually[…]

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Art
This Queer Communist From Kentucky Radicalized the Male Body In His Art

Two recent exhibitions have brought to light the artwork of Edward Melcarth, an openly gay painter, whose art challenged the norms of his time.

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