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The travel writer and TV host on how to become an “activated citizen,” what’s so exceptional about American exceptionalism, and why a world in which more people travel is better for everyone.
In the past, each generation was contemptuous of the previous one’s music. The internet has changed that according to Wilco’s Tweedy.
The journalist and author on being mom to a daughter, navigating the world as a “thoughtful black girl,” and how #MeToo made her hyper-aware of the challenges confronting young women.
The host of the seminal public-radio show On Being, which focuses on faith and spirituality, actually isn’t big on the word “belief.”
The award-winning writer has a message for her fellow detective novelists: “One death is enough.”
The special-effects expert and Walking Dead producer on his love of horror and his own near-afterlife experience.
Sexual harassment is a labor issue—one that the famed organizer and activist has been fighting for decades.
New York State’s junior senator says that money has blinded the NRA to the real consequences of gun violence.
The best-selling author reflects on his youth and how parenthood made him the man—and the writer—that he is today.
When you’re a singular talent with a true gift, everyone wants a piece of you.
Celebrating Pride Month
In this new short documentary, gay men living in rural Tennessee share their stories of struggle and self-acceptance across three generations.
In 1973, a new album from a band called Lavender Country came out. In more ways than one.
Father Figures Mixtape
A Russian mother and son find out the Soviet Union isn’t the only thing having an identity crisis.
Sometimes you have to lie to protect your heart.
A beautiful portrait of a charismatic young New Yorker who sings in the subway for money.
The writer and director says they can’t wait for the day when new gender norms empower “a class of people who identify as other.”
Meet the groundbreaking young mayor who recently became a small Texas border town’s first openly gay elected official.
A meditation on how an acting role can affect life offstage.
A transgender man, a mysterious death, and a crime that would haunt Australia for years.
Filmmaker Andrew Ahn cast his own family in this short about a gay Korean man attending his nephew’s first birthday party.
A portrait of the life of a genderqueer second-grader in the Deep South.
Fathers Out of Order
The first openly trans man to be ordained by the Old Catholic Church believes queerness is a gift from God.
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