America

Abortion protest
PoliticsOklahoma has now approved a near-total ban on abortion
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PoliticsFlorida’s frightening Don’t Say Gay bill has been signed into law
Susan Meiselas, Carnival Strippers Revisited (2022)
Art & PhotographyRevisiting Susan Meiselas’ seminal photos of 1970s striptease performers
London protest against Texas’ near-total abortion ban, 2021
PoliticsMissouri wants residents to snitch on people seeking out-of-state abortions
Untitled (Football no. 16), 2002
Art & PhotographyBrian Finke’s adrenaline-fuelled photos of American subcultures
Micaiah Carter: American Black Beauty
Art & PhotographyMicaiah Carter’s photos capture the beauty and banality of Black life
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Art & PhotographyGabriel Chiu’s dreamy portraits of Asian-American youth
Ed Templeton: The Spring Cycle4
Art & PhotographyEd Templeton’s paintings capture the ‘hyperbolic’ beauty of everyday SoCal
90s phone sex lines – Operator podcast
Life & CultureHorny dads, armed raids, and a coup: the wild story of phone sex in the 90s
Neil Krug and Jardine Libaire, GoldTwinz [2021]
Art & PhotographyThe Gold Twinz: a thriller starring deviant lovers in Florida’s underworld
“Single Mother with Father Out of the Picture” (2007–2008)
Art & PhotographyNoah Davis’ poignant paintings depict the everyday lives of Black Americans
Gabby Petito
Life & CultureWhat we know about Gabby Petito’s tragic death
Hervé Télémaque, “Portrait de Famille” (1962-63)
Art & PhotographyEnter the imaginative landscape of non-conformist artist Hervé Télémaque
Jane Hilton, Alexis Mateo
Art & PhotographyJane Hilton’s desert portraits of drag queens look like cult film stills
Saint Heron, The Womack Originals (2021)
Art & PhotographyThe Womack Sisters share intimate memories of fame and a radical childhood
Diana Markosian, “A New Life”, from Santa Barbara (2019)
Art & PhotographyDiana Markosian recreates her mother’s dramatic soap opera reality
Larry Sultan, Pictures From Home
Art & PhotographyLarry Sultan’s chic, stylish ode to his parents in middle-class suburbia
UFO, JJ Abrams, Showtime
Science & TechJJ Abrams’ new documentary to explore ‘unsettling theories’ about UFOs
Dimitry and Robert with Maxim and MIla
Art & PhotographyThese poignant portraits depict gay men’s experiences of fatherhood
Aliens
Science & TechThe Pentagon says it can’t rule out alien technology in UFO sightings
Leni Sinclair, Motor City Underground
Art & PhotographyLeni Sinclair’s photographs capture the radical White Panther Party
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Life & CultureThe CIA’s latest ‘woke washing’ recruitment ad stars a gay agency librarian
Miss Congeniality
Science & TechA Florida teen was arrested for hacking her school’s Homecoming Queen vote
Off-White I Support Black Women
Life & CultureMeet the activists fighting to make Black feminist politics accessible