Criticism

Books

Gender Wars

Two scholars excavate the origins of today’s trans backlash
Paisley Currah
Books

Terrance Hayes Won't Be Pinned Down

The virtuosic poet is still finding new ways to dazzle—and thwart—his readers
Stephanie Burt

Books

In Search of Albertine

The feminist afterlives of Proust's iconic character
Victoria Baena

Film

Parents Just Don’t Understand—and That’s OK

All of Us Strangers charts a new direction for queer cinema
Lio Wong
Books

Renaissance Women

A new book celebrates—and sells short—Shakespeare’s sisters
Catherine Nicholson

The Auteur of Fatherhood

How Steven Spielberg recast American masculinity
Phillip Maciak

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Criticism

Books

The Polycrisis

Why can’t we stop talking about nonmonogamy?
Brandy Jensen
April 24, 2024
Books

Gender Wars

Two scholars excavate the origins of today’s trans backlash
Paisley Currah
March 4, 2024
Books

Renaissance Women

A new book celebrates—and sells short—Shakespeare’s sisters
Catherine Nicholson
March 4, 2024

The Auteur of Fatherhood

How Steven Spielberg recast American masculinity
Phillip Maciak
March 4, 2024
Film

Parents Just Don’t Understand—and That’s OK

All of Us Strangers charts a new direction for queer cinema
Lio Wong
February 26, 2024
Books

Terrance Hayes Won't Be Pinned Down

The virtuosic poet is still finding new ways to dazzle—and thwart—his readers
Stephanie Burt
February 7, 2024
Books

In Search of Albertine

The feminist afterlives of Proust's iconic character
Victoria Baena
January 22, 2024
Books

Life in the Algorithm

It has reshaped culture—but how? Two new books reckon with our digital predicament
Anna Shechtman
December 11, 2023

Revisiting Andrew Holleran's Dancer from the Dance

The novel that introduced a new post-Stonewall gay sensibility
Garth Greenwell
December 4, 2023

Streaming the Polycrisis

Why have TV miniseries about catastrophe become all the rage?
Adam Fales
November 28, 2023