Starbucks’ Transgender Health Policy is Next Level

Starbucks has just announced its updated trans health policy—and it’s directly in cohesion with the World Professional Association for Transgender Health’s (WPATH) recommendations. While the coffee company has offered gender-reassignment surgeries since 2012, they are now covering everything from hair-grafting to voice therapy and beyond. As Mary Emily O’Hara writes, these are “services considered vital for transgender healthcare but often listed as ‘cosmetic’ and not …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The only private residence ever designed by Zaha Hadid, LEGO-compatible furniture, "affordable" space hotels and more

1. Luxury Space Hotel “Aurora Station” A new luxury hotel called Aurora Station is set to begin accommodating guests in 2022. The brainchild of start-up Orion Span, this is a hotel unlike any other—as it will be in space. Founder and CEO Frank Bunger says, it’s the “first-ever affordable luxury space hotel,” but the word “affordable is questionable since a 12-day stay is going to …

The “Disposable Series” Makes Room for Queer Artists Of Color

We speak with the minds behind the collective that showcases less represented communities

by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick For Travis Geter, Robert Vance, and Redgi Woods, the art world was not a place that they saw themselves represented within. The queer men—who work as a photographer, creative director, and art director respectively—repeatedly felt that the stories and the work of queer people of color were markedly absent from gallery walls, and they were tired of it. In response—and in …