Gena Marvin’s Surreal Queer Art Is Protest

“I still think it’s a bit of an illusion,” Gena Marvin tells me with confidence. They’re talking about Paris, where the Russian-born artist has, at the time of our call, lived for less than a year. But the illusion is deceptive. France should, theoretically, be a haven for someone who’s escaped a country with a…

Coolest Person in the Room: Tara Raani

Popularity is relative, especially in the digital age. You could have hundreds of thousands of followers online but be completely unknown in the streets — massively famous on Instagram, YouTube or Twitter, but lack any kind of real, authentic cool in person. For our series Coolest Person in the Room, we pinpoint all the people…

Theda Hammel Is Exploring Beauty and Queer Id

There are two noises that stick out in the memories of a certain kind of upwardly mobile, progressive, aspiring queer person living in New York from the summer of 2020. One is the tension between the raging sirens from police cars and the uncanny silence in streets that once wore its thrumming soundtrack of chaotic…

The Best and Not So Great Looks at the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes have come and gone, but the looks? Those last forever, especially if you’re Hunter Schafer’s stylist Dara Allen. Then the day after is cause for celebration, considering the numerous “best dressed” roundups you’ve landed her on. The night saw wins for critical darlings like Actress in a Drama Motion Picture winner Lily…