Gay Mag

A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

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Roxane Gay

I write. I want a tiny baby elephant. If you clap, I clap back. Books.: Ayiti, Untamed State, Bad Feminist. Difficult Women, World of Wakanda 1–5, Hunger.

Laura June

Laura June is a writer and the Deputy Editor of Gay Magazine. She is also the author of a memoir, “Now My Heart is Full.”

Kaitlyn Adams

Managing editor for Gay Magazine.

Latest Posts

A Drive Through the Counting Crows

What Music Speaks, part four

‘That’s So Crazy’

Mental health is not fringe topic and the way we talk about it matters

The Superhero Show Challenging Viewers on Racial Injustice

Why ‘Black Lightning’ is a welcome change of pace

Reckoning With My Mother’s Kidnapping

Why do women feel the need to be pleasing?

Reclaiming Hoodoo

Black Girl Magic Been Around a Long Time

What Music Hears

What Music Speaks, part four

Divide and Conquer

— Short Fiction —

Mother: A Dictionary

I look at my reflection in the mirror and repeat a mantra: “I am not my mother. I am not my mother.”

The Pleasure of Clapping Back

On engaging with trolls and having nemeses

Alright Now

Now My Mother’s Voice Lives With Me


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