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That’s Not How Dicks Work: On Not Gay and "Straight" Men Who Have Gay Sex

Last week, Jane Ward, associate professor of women’s studies at the University of California, Riverside, penetrated the internet with one of those ideas that people were maybe thinking but just weren’t saying: Male sexuality is as fluid as female sexuality and “white straight-identified men manufacture opportunities… » 8/12/15 1:30pm 8/12/15 1:30pm

About That Twist in The Gift

At one point in the middle of Joel Edgerton’s The Gift, I thought to myself, “This movie is playing me like a violin.” It is taut throughout and includes one of the most suspenseful cinematic scenes in recent memory. It’s gorgeously shot. It juggles potential misdoing among multiple characters for a good chunk of its… » 8/10/15 12:20pm 8/10/15 12:20pm

Ender's Game studio tries reaching out to the LGBT community

This week, we wondered whether a boycott against the Ender's Game movie—prompted by author Orson Scott Card's particularly disgusting views on homosexuality—might be successful. It seems that Lionsgate, the studio distributing the film, is taking the prospect of a boycott seriously, issuing a statement to distance… » 7/13/13 1:00pm 7/13/13 1:00pm

Uncensored version of Oscar Wilde's Picture of Dorian Gray finally published

It's only taken 120 years, but the full text of Oscar Wilde's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray has finally gotten published. Wilde's editor J.M. Stoddart removed a large amount of "objectionable" material from the book prior to its first appearance in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine in June 1890, including "a number of… » 4/29/11 7:30am 4/29/11 7:30am