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Gender & Sexuality
I don’t know what my grief looks like outside of social pressures to perform it in acceptable ways
The trans child in me still needs to feel wanted
Poverty appropriation & the moral depravity of a society where elite education has the highest stakes
How theology based on a “one true god” cuts Black people off from necessary indigenous practices
We can’t ignore Marrianne Williamson’s fatphobia and ableism just because she supports reparations for slavery
Black/POC mixed race folks can reverse the anti-Blackness of mixed race narratives
How my experience as a Black man working with children was tainted by racism
The white writer’s misimagination of Black characters in science fiction
When does defending one’s reputation become a ploy to avoid addressing faults?
Reclaiming memory as a Black father and son in the face of cultural and racial traumas
Used in a relentless pursuit of the elusive middle class, side hustle culture is killing Black folx
The Black body remembers our traumas even when we try to forget
White supremacy is where my PTSD and intrusive thoughts intersect
Faced with commercialization, the Black Punk community turns to its past for a guide to keep resisting
Keeping Black history will always be necessary, but it takes a toll
Comic: I’m waiting for Black conspiracy theorists to turn their attention towards cisheteropatriarchy
Feature: Grassroots organization BYP100 uses “radical inclusion” to combat racial injustice
Black women, our closeted emotional needs won’t get met
“E pluribus unum”: Federalism is a reactionary structure built on anti-Blackness
Sometimes, I give gentrifiers the wrong directions when they get lost
Don’t get too excited about tech advances. Many are designed to leave Black people behind
Richard Akuson: the ‘A Nasty Boy’ editor talks the future of his queer fashion magazine and life as an asylum seeker in the U.S.
#UnderHisEye and the erasure of Black women in the carceral system
New social media checks for visa applicants show the dangerous transformation of surveillance in the US
Steve McQueen’s ‘Bear’ is an exploration of intimacies among Black men
There’s no such thing as a “progressive prosecutor” in a system designed to criminalize Blackness
How heterosexual Black men project the psycho-sexual traumas of the plantation onto our queer brethren
In and out of the closet: Rejecting the heteronormative binary of “coming out”
The ghost of the racist “father of modern gynecology” is still killing Black infants & child-bearers
‘Pose’ is a masterful piece of queer historical fiction
‘Queen & Slim’ and what I (don’t) want from Black love stories
Older siblings pay an unfair cost in poor Black families
Black people self harm, too
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