Lessons Out of Crisis

Part of the important, enduring tradition of Pride is the community’s insistence on creative disruption…We bring forward demonstrations of joy, grief, and rage particular to LGBTQ experience. More

The PEN Ten with Sarah Schulman

The arresting officer testified that I said, 'Ladies should be able to choose.' I think that the idea of a woman's life being a human life was too complex. More

Queer Representation and the Media

Jennifer Finney Boylan, Thomas Page McBee, Saeed Jones, and Jennifer Pozner discuss the narratives of LGBTQ issues found–or not seen–in the media. More

Kyrgyzstan: Anti-LGBTQI law passes second reading

News that a law which will restrict positive discourse around sexual orientation has been passed in a second reading by the Kyrgyzstan parliament is deeply disappointing, PEN International and… More

Abomination

Bademosi writes about his life as a renowned Pentecostal preacher boy and exorcist, who fails to cure his twin sister of insanity or himself of homosexuality, until he finally… More

Queer Futures (audio)

The burgeoning African gay rights movement is filled with brave artists and activists. Informative and inspirational, this conversation with prominent African writers will survey today's landscape, challenging preconceived ideas… More