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Lgbt Community Racism

The Queer Politics of Writing on Race

Irene Monroe | Posted 10.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

The fury that Bay Windows editor Sue O'Connell's piece "Sharing our experience: White gay men and black men have more in common than they think" ignited raised this query: Can white LGBTQs suggest or give advice to communities of color from their own experiences of discrimination?

The Words We Yell When We're Angry

Zach Stafford | Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Zach Stafford

I cannot count the number of times that I have seen an LGBTQ person fall under attack, whether verbal or physical, and begin to use racial slurs to attack the other person. It seems as if that is the "break in case of emergency" for many LGBTQ people in America.

Strengthening My Filipino Pride Through My Gay Pride

JR Tungol | Posted 05.05.2013 | Gay Voices
JR Tungol

When I hit puberty, my homosexuality was something I could not let slip. I did not want to disappoint my traditional Filipino parents, and in that vein, I grew angry toward them and thought that they would never understand my feelings and what I was going through.

Talking About Race In The Gay Community Shouldn't Be Such A Bitchfest

Justin Huang | Posted 07.01.2012 | Gay Voices
Justin Huang

Something is rotten in the gay community. Suddenly, it's become worse to call someone a racist than to actually be a racist. How did this happen?