© 2019 Adam Smith

My writing

At The Economist I wrote about LGBT+ issues and culture, as well as being a social media editor. For fiction, click here.

Before that I covered the politics of science for four years at Research Fortnight magazine and for The Guardian. My other journalism has appeared in BBC Online, New Humanist, The Register and World Trademark Review.

A selection of my articles for The Economist:

Why performing naked is good for the soul

December 14th, 2018

“Grindr: The Opera” taps into debates about desire and big tech

August 23rd, 2018

The online debate over transgender identity needs more speech, not less

July 10th, 2018

A powerful dramatisation of the murder of Gianni Versace

January 18th, 2018

Making sense of the culture war over transgender identity

November 16th, 2017

What porn and listings sites can tell us about Britain’s gay population

November 9th, 2017

Mapping gay life in Britain

November 9th, 2017

In Orlando, everybody is an artist: One year from the Pulse shooting

June 16th, 2017

In “Sense8” an empathetic outlook is an advanced form of humanity

May 5th, 2017

Disney has drawn an outline for gay characters

March 21st, 2017

Gay bars are under threat but not from the obvious attackers

December 24th, 2016

Pick and Mx: on gender fluidity

November 17th 2016

“Star Trek: Beyond” strips politics from the universe

July 22nd, 2016

Neil Young and the state of the free world

June 14th, 2016

The Danish Girl is good, but Transparent is clearly better

January 6th, 2016

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