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Gender & Sexuality
Why bisexual people don’t owe anyone disclosure of their sexuality
In and out of the closet: Rejecting the heteronormative binary of “coming out”
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
How Black Mirror’s “Striking Vipers” episode failed bisexual men & trans women
What do you do when childhood trauma makes you close off from the care you need to heal it?
On being queer and mourning the loss of straight male friendships
In a world where my parents let me be as free as Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union let Zion
Black queer people were never #allJussieSmollett
In defense of The Gay Agenda: Reimagining life without cis-heteros
In response to Trump administration’s memo define gender to exclude transgender people, organizers, activists say we #WontBeErased
The story of Black queer women imprisoned for defending themselves to reminds us this criminal system cannot save us
Queer isn’t who you are, it’s how you reclaim freedom. And even the gayest of us sometimes fail at it
My queerness won’t let me give up on my queerphobic Black parents
Black youth need more than public health strategies that read sexuality as diseased and immoral
Supreme Court: Colorodo shop can’t be forced to serve gay couple, but ruling may not apply to similar cases
Conservative Christian colleges stuck between fear of laws around LGBTQ discrimination and fear of change
Working through anti-Black ideas around HIV while my partner is HIV positive
Luther Vandross hid for his mama: The closet is not only for the self-hating and selfish
Learning to love myself as a Black queer man in a Black Greek Letter Organization
Learning to love myself enough to f*ck raw while Black and HIV positive
The anti-Blackness of believing there’s no support for queerness in the hood
How much to live?: The Black LGBTQ health care crisis did not start with Trump
We are in a queer media movement, but is increased visibility the answer to violence?
Black and Latinx queer people need safe spaces, too
1 year after Pulse, the vulnerability (and strength) of queer people of color is more apparent than ever
President Trump won’t acknowledge LGBT Pride month
Keep your white friends and partners away from Black Pride events
“I’m not gay no more”: on Andrew Caldwell, static sexuality & gender expression
How Religious Liberty Bills Target Women and Regulate Sex
What Tamar Braxton’s comments about men not wanting sex reveal about compulsory (hetero)sexuality
How one online community has channeled their misogynoir into the “Save Yourself Black Men” movement
How the human trafficking crisis and everyday sexual assault are connected
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