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Queer Characters of Color

Looking at HBO's Looking

Maurice Tracy | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Maurice Tracy

Airing on a station that has become increasingly white, it is troubling to see the trailers of HBO's Looking and see few, so few, faces of color. While I know that it is set in contemporary San Francisco, all I can help but wonder is, "Is the gay mecca really that snowy?"

Spike Lee Might Not Be Homophobic, But His Queer Characters Are Problematic

Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Glennisha Morgan

As a queer woman of color, I have had to put up with a lot of disappointing and lackluster representations of women who love women. I understand that within the community there are lots of different kinds of lesbians, but I believe it's important to call out problems when we see them.