A link blog about sex and sexuality
Tuesday: We talk with David Thorpe about his new documentary Do I Sound Gay? His film searches for the origin of the so-called “gay voice,” and documents Thorpe’s own attempts to sound less gay, while questioning why he perceives it as problem.
John Oliver is righteous and wonderful on transgender rights.
Misty Copeland made history on Tuesday when she was promoted to principal dancer at the American Ballet Theater. Her ascension is the result of her own hard work, and decades of struggles faced by America’s black ballerinas. From Janet Collins to Alvin Ailey, black dancers have elevated the form for decades while dealing with discrimination and injustice.