Is Fashion Changing?

Want to hear more on this topic? On March 11, join Vanessa Friedman, New York Times fashion director, and industry leaders like Olivier Rousteing and Pierpaolo Piccioli, as they debate how the industry can make real change. R.S.V.P. here. But There Is Still a Very Long Way to Go When it comes to the power…

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The Era of Audio Creators Has Arrived

Audio creators are a new kind of influencer, born of the meteoric rise of the audio-only chat app Clubhouse. Together, they are pulling in millions of weekly listeners and building online followings. Now, with Clubhouse booming and other social apps, like Twitter, taking cues from its success, they are banding together and working with big…

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Move Over, RuPaul! Meet the Drag Kings

With names like Vigor Mortis, Spikey Van Dykey, Jack Rabid and Freddie Prinze Charming, the latest drag kings were being nurtured in out-of-the-way venues in cities around the world, ones not unlike those clubs of the ’90s. In New York, performance collectives like Brooklyn’s Switch ’N Play, led by the burlesque-inspired “sex symbol” K. James;…

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Should I Come Out to My Parents?

I am a queer high school senior and the daughter of evangelical Christians. I have kept my sexuality secret from them. During the pandemic, I got lonely, so I started chatting on L.G.B.T.Q. message boards. Unfortunately, I was careless with my browser history. My mother saw it and freaked out. She made me swear I’m…

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