David Sims

David Sims

David Sims is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers culture.

Revisiting the Glitzy Safe Havens of NYC's Drag Ball Culture

The new documentary Kiki returns to a community for LGBTQ youths of color first examined in the landmark film Paris Is Burning.

'Show Me a Hero': Home At Last

The HBO miniseries’ tragic final act concludes with residents moving into their new homes.

'Show Me a Hero' Breaks Ground

Yonkers finally complies with an order to build public housing, causing a mixed response of triumph, outrage, and acceptance from residents.

'Show Me a Hero': Welcome to Yonkers

The HBO miniseries from The Wire creator David Simon follows an embattled city resisting efforts to build public housing.