'Juno's Swans' by Tamsen Wolff

Juno’s Swan is a story about the limits of love: both the crash at the end of a first love and the tunnel vision infatuation can give, the kind where everything outside that adoring gaze becomes flattened… read more

'Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out' by Susan Kuklin

Beyond Magenta is a collection of the real-life stories of six young transgender people in America, interviewed and photographed by Susan Kuklin. Most of the teens live in New York, with the exception of Luke, who is from Wisconsin. Some of the six are still in their teens, while others are out of their teens by… read more

'Maggie & Me: Coming Out and Coming of Age in 1980s Scotland' by Damian Barr

Margaret Thatcher was no friend to Scotland – hundreds gathered in Glasgow’s George Square to celebrate her death in 2013 – nor was she one to the burgeoning gay community – she passed Section 28 which outlawed the promotion of the “acceptability of homosexuality” in 1988 – yet for the young Damian Barr, her indefatigable… read more

'Ask the Passengers' by A.S. King

When you send your “love” and thoughts out to the riders of an airplane flying above your head, can the passengers feel it? Does it make a difference to them? Does unconditional love exist? Can you love a girl and not be a lesbian? If she loves you back, are you then a lesbian? So… read more

'American Voyeur' by Benoit Denizet-Lewis

My first encounter with the journalism of Benoit Denizet-Lewis just happened to be his first cover story for The New York Times Magazine. I’d say it was a good day for both of us. For him, because who doesn’t want to be the youngest to ever write a cover story for The New York Times… read more