Touch Isolation and Homophobia

American men, in an attempt to avoid any hint of homoerotic sexual touch, are foregoing gentle platonic touch in their lives. The implications of touch isolation for men’s health and happiness are huge.

Where Are All the Butches?

It seems there aren’t as many self-identifying butch lesbians around nowadays, but instead of focusing on “where they’ve gone,” maybe we should reexamine our notions of a butch/femme dichotomy.


The National Gay and Lesbian Journalist Association hosted its 2017 LGBT Media Journalists Convening in Orlando, Florida last month.