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Gender & 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
Angola removes colonial-era law that prohibited homosexuality
In defense of The Gay Agenda: Reimagining life without cis-heteros
Your perfect work record won’t protect you if you’re Black and don’t stay in your place
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
Comic: The education system stifles LGBTQ+ students and kids of color from the start
String of Black LGBTQ+ murders sparks fear of serial killer in Central Florida community
Black youth need more than public health strategies that read sexuality as diseased and immoral
Comic: Revolution means nothing if it doesn’t include Black women and Black queer folks
Working through anti-Black ideas around HIV while my partner is HIV positive
Finalists for 30th annual Lambda Literary awards honoring LGBTQ literature announced
Black LGBTQ activists convicted on six of eight charges for Columbus Pride protests
It’s not just straight men: We all have to reckon with internalized femmephobia in the wake of #MeToo
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
‘Families of Chicago’ to host a safe space for LGBTQ people of color with 2nd annual holiday banquet
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
Stop expecting Black children to grow up straight & cisgender
How much to live?: The Black LGBTQ health care crisis did not start with Trump
I Will Tell If You Don’t: HBCUs, Gender, and Sexual Violence
Don’t get too excited about tech advances. Many are designed to leave Black people behind
#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
There’s no such thing as a “progressive prosecutor” in a system designed to criminalize Blackness
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.
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