By Michele Kirichanskaya
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By Scarlett Davis
For most of us, adulthood is a series of choices, a one-night stand or a bad haircut. For teenage Holden, adulthood would be condensed into the events of one fatal night and its aftermath.
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It is now more clear than ever that LGBT migrants, especially those seeking asylum and refuge, are singled out and subjected to tougher scrutiny by immigration officials.
By Craig Hale
While the journey of trans representation has come a long way, Disclosure makes it clear that representation can only be a small part of the “broader movement for social change” required to change the conditions of daily life for trans people.
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Acknowledging the audience’s pessimistic comments is not to critique Julie Mehretu’s rigor and work—it is clear she has made and will continue to make her mark in the art world. But how does her resonance to Édouard Glissant’s “right to opacity” uphold when her final piece lies in front of a transparent window?
BY ETAMAZE NKIRI
The failure of the gay liberation movements of the 1960’s and 1970’s to pay attention to its gender non-conforming members isn’t just a representation of the transphobia that existed openly at the time. Perhaps most profoundly was its failure in representing the loudest and most outspoken members of the community.More
It was major news in the cultural Cybersphere when the star of this season’s reality show The Bachelor (ABC) came out as gay. And while Colton Underwood waited until…More
Lil Nas X, the 22-year-old gay rapper and songwriter is suddenly ubiquitous. He has a new song out called “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” a gay cri de…More
By Joanna Lohman
Considering the statistics in America still paint a grim picture with more than 70% of LGBTQ+ youth feeling sports are not welcoming of their differences, the U.S. Women’s National Team has set out to be an affirmative agent for change.
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