His most definitive moment of 2017 was seeing President Trump throw paper towels at the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
“It proved once and for all, for the entire world to see, that he’s the biggest asshole in the universe,” Waters says.
(These achievements helped her earn the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009.) If BOTS’s gender pay-gap debate resonated with audiences today, King sees it as a sign of the work we still have to do to shake up the status quo. “My whole life has involved watching men sticking up for each other every day and helping each other out.” For this reason, King pushes for all women to play sports, regardless of ability, if only to learn the camaraderie that men take for granted. “They will learn the culture of men and how to navigate difficult situations.” “All comedy comes from drama—if you start there, you can’t go wrong.” This is Sean Hayes’s secret for a great comedic performance, something to which he’s no stranger.
Although his pieces are frequently set in the past, everything Jones does is grounded in the now. ’ ” , “I try to live my most authentic life for my queer family who might notbe able to right now.” He also brings a variety of LGBTQ perspectives to his publications, from a video series with intersex subjects to stories about transgender teens.
“I’m in search of deeper meaning in a time evermore under the shadow of fascism,” he says. Now, Picardi, with the help of journalist Meredith Talusan and writer Tyler Ford, has launched Condé Nast’s first queer publication, , which features a young gay black dancer as the lead character.
“When you see characters who are unfamiliar, they become familiar, and you have a new sense of them as your compatriot.” Soloway will release a memoir in 2018. The film tells the story of Ulysses (played by newcomer Luka Kain), a 14-year-old boy questioning his gender identity, who gets kicked out of his house and ends up in a church program for LGBTQ teens.
Interspersed with musical numbers and romantic yearning, it is equal parts .
, a movie chronicling the iconic 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (played by Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell), was something of a nostalgic head trip for legendary player King.
“The film helped me stop for a few moments and really appreciate what we did back then,” she says of her pioneering crusade for equal salaries for female athletes and her role in founding the Women’s Tennis Association.
Through the process, he rediscovered himself, crafted an excellent ’80s-inspired indie pop record, and learned one vital lesson among many: “There’s no real point in anything if you’re not being yourself,” Pierce says. Photographed at Candy Studio, New York, on October 17, 2017, tells his powerful story.) Though harrowing, Hanning’s tale of loneliness and perseverance feels universal.
“No more, no less.” Photography: Roger Erickson Styling: Michael Cook Groomer: Melissa Dezarate at Art Department using Kusco Murphy Shirt: Vintage Moschino, Sweater: AMI, Jeans: A. “Our stories connect us—they make us who we are,” he says.
(The fourth season premiered in September.) Meanwhile, its creator has become an ardent and authoritative champion of blurring the lines of gender in society.
In May, the same month Soloway’s feminist series cover story, addressing, among many other things, a personal identification as non-binary.
“It’s increasingly crucial to be vigilant and speak out against injustices,” he says.