Hip-Hop’s Vital Contributions to HIV Activism

The stories told about HIV and activism surrounding the virus are often incomplete, and focus solely on white gay men. But, as Jake Hall writes for High Snobiety, “the first person to die of AIDS in the US was a Black teenage boy named Robert Rayford.” This forgotten fact encapsulates how dominant narratives have excluded the toll of the virus on Black communities worldwide and …

FANG’s Sensual Clothing Challenges Toxic Masculinity

The queer-minded brand's new summer and swimwear collection plays with the idea of gendered fashion

There is nothing shy about FANG. Neither their high-cut underwear, pearl-strung swimwear nor their tank tops bound by chokers leave much room for coyness. Instead, the bold menswear brand is upfront about sensuality and femininity. The brand’s form-fitting silhouettes, subversive cutouts and asymmetric dresses expand men’s fashion and critically challenge conventional constructs of masculinity. Founded by Fang Guo in 2021, FANG grew out of a …

OUT OF ORDER Magazine’s T-Shirt Collection Benefiting UKRAINEPRIDE

Proceeds from these artist-designed garments will help queer Ukrainians affected by the war

OUT OF ORDER magazine, founded in 2011 by Dorian Grinspan, has just launched an endeavor with the Kyiv-based grassroots organization UKRAINEPRIDE to benefit queer Ukranians impacted by the war. For the project, 11 artists designed T-shirts, available for purchase now through 4 July. The campaign will send proceeds to Ukranian people, and also create continued conversation and awareness of the ongoing conflict amidst the dramatic drop in …