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Gender & Sexuality
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
Being a bi grey asexual means continually redefining desire away from limiting social constructs
Somewhere over the rainbow: Reading the Pride symbol as a queering of the Bible
Anti-Blackness knows no borders: How nation-centric understandings of Blackness fails us
Comic: Cis folks need to stop masking their transphobia as “preference”
Black military men’s bodies are the cost of their patriotism
How Black Mirror’s “Striking Vipers” episode failed bisexual men & trans women
Reproductive justice advocacy requires more than being “pro-choice”
What do you do when childhood trauma makes you close off from the care you need to heal it?
The silent pain of transwomen—or, why I don’t have male privilege
The Housing Crisis is intentional and Black communities are fighting back
Quality, art, the culture of sameness, and white men’s egos
Reflecting on Patrick Chamoiseau’s ‘Slave Old Man’ and physical memories of the enslaved
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