The most read GAY45 articles in 2023

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By Răzvan Ion

As we bid farewell to another transformative year, GAY45 takes a reflective pause to celebrate and honour the narratives that have defined the LGBT+ experience in 2023. From ground-breaking interviews to thought-provoking features, our editorial team has sifted through the wealth of content to curate a collection that encapsulates the spirit of resilience, diversity, and progress within our community.

In this special feature, we invite you to join us on a journey through the pages of GAY45 as we highlight the most read articles that have graced our magazine throughout the past year. From thought-provoking op-eds that challenge the status quo to profiles that spotlight unsung heroes in our community, these pieces have left an indelible mark on the tapestry of queer storytelling.

In a world where representation matters more than ever, these articles stand as a testament to the vibrancy, resilience, and beauty of the LGBT+ experience. Get ready to revisit the moments that defined 2023, as we proudly present GAY45’s Top Picks for the year.

According to Google Analytics, these are your favourite articles in 2023.

The Five (actually are 7 this time, some had very close numbers) Most Read GAY45 articles this year are 🥁:

🗞️ Why The Wire’s Omar Little is the most important queer character of the century

🗞️ Passages: On (Post)Modern Love

🗞️ Transsexual Masculinity, Captured Through Loren Cameron’s Forgotten Lens

🗞️ Research: “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor it is clearly the all times gay anthem

🗞️ Poetry: Night Shift by Jericho Brown

🗞️ Jean-Baptiste Del Amo: Fraco

🗞️ Celebrate the Beauty of the Proletarian Body: Interview with Alexander Schneider, the Creator of @homocommunist

In the end we are delighted to share that this year, we’ve delivered news features, fresh newsletters, and new cutting-edge AI tools to our readers with a burgeoning team. The overwhelming response, reflected in our readership surge from 30,000 monthly in 2022 to an impressive 200,000 monthly in 2023, underscores your appreciation.

As we bid farewell to this year, we extend warm wishes for a fabulous New Year. Be joyous, and rest assured, our commitment guarantees an equally remarkable 2024.

Răzvan Ion is the founder of GAY45. A professor of curatorial studies and critical thinking in Vienna, he is passionate about literature, technology, comic books, the stock market, art, alternative music, movies, and blockchain.

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