Rather than depicting an It Gets Better-style representation of queerness, Perfume Genius’ album Too Bright portrays feelings ranging from disillusionment, melancholy, shame, stigma, loss and frequently a deep engagement with the sense of being trapped in one’s body.
The first institutional solo exhibition of Bob Mizer’s expansive career, “DEVOTION: Excavating Bob Mizer” at 80 WSE delves into the little known and barely seen photographs separate from his career as the penultimate beefcake photographer
Was Abraham Lincoln queer? Oh I know what you’re thinking, Mary: that old question again? Well stop sighing, drink your Old Fashioned and listen. New Orleans-based artist Skylar Fein’s current exhibition The Lincoln Bedroom at C24 Gallery raises and re-energizes this debate through a detailed, heavily researched, immersive installation of the bedroom, including the infamous bed, that Lincoln shared with Joshua Speed, a wealthy plantation owner’s son.