Stories by Nico Lang

Nico Lang is a contributor to the L.A. Times and Huffington Post. He is the author of the novel, "The Young People Who Traverse Dimensions While Wearing Sunglasses" (Thought Catalog, 2013) subscribe to Nico Lang's feed

Posted on: Dec 28, 2016, Source: Ravishly

Although it might seem taboo, there’s evidence that masturbation is actually good for workers

Posted on: Sep 26, 2016, Source: Salon

The streaming giant is banking on originals like "The Ridiculous 6" while cutting down on licensed films.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2016, Source: Salon

Angelina Jolie is divorcing Brad Pitt—and tabloids can't wait for us to drag another woman through the mud.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2016, Source: Salon

“Sully” shows the lengths the film industry will go to turn a decent straight white man with a story into a saint.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: Salon

She did everything by the book, from documenting Depp's rage to donating her settlement—and she's still doubted.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016, Source: Salon

The reaction to a passionate embrace between male Olympic divers illustrates the ongoing stigma of male intimacy

Posted on: Jul 14, 2016, Source: Salon

Because film criticism is so male-dominated, men have a disproportionate say—especially on movies about women.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2016, Source: Salon

In movies like this, the suffering of local people of color takes a back seat to the plight of Caucasian outsiders.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2016, Source: Salon

Living a life of secrecy and self-loathing can lead to deteriorating mental health and yes, violence against others.

Posted on: May 22, 2016, Source: Salon

Behind the search stats, the hypocrisy, repression, secrecy and isolation in states with harsh anti-LGBT laws.

Posted on: May 11, 2016, Source: Salon

Male body standards have changed drastically since superheroes looked like George Reeves, but at what cost?

Posted on: Apr 20, 2016, Source: Ravishly

Heterosexuals could learn a lot from gay couples.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2016, Source: The Frisky

The government believes the Internet can make someone gay.

Posted on: Dec 23, 2015, Source: Salon

The criticism that the film’s female lead is a “Mary Sue” — an unrealistic, flawless character — completely misses the point.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: Salon

American media culture loves watching women torn apart, and figure skating is no exception.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2014, Source: Salon

When it comes to penis size, gay men face a host of preconceptions about masculinity and race.