Sense of Place

Coming out as bi, there were few places where I felt I could be myself. LGBT bars were my refuge and pleasure palaces. The Pulse massacre must not change that.

Human-rights martyr

A Libyan women’s rights activist pays tribute to slain defender of democracy, Sawa Bugaighis, who was stabbed and shot to death in her home on the day of the country’s general election.

Home & Away

A New York writer shares why she risks the law and her lease by using the popular home-sharing website. If only the attorney general could see it ain’t just for orgies.

Vulnerable

Men I met practically fetishized models, and sometimes they wouldn’t take no for an answer. After my friend was slipped GHB, I tried it to see how vulnerable I was.