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BLACK AND QUEER
Under The Rainbow -- Black, Queer And Not In The Mood For Pride
Southern bird of paradise
I just can't vibe with one aspect of my existence being uplifted while another piece is reminded of its inhumanity every single day. I can't focus on something like marriage, or living boldly and proudly, when I need to focus on keeping myself and those like me alive.
On Blackness and Queerness
Founder of The Counter Narrative Project. Writer and activist,...
Identifying as queer felt like the best way to bring together my identities as someone who is black, male but not conventionally masculine, desiring of other men but not exclusively, and working-class, with an inclination toward the sexually transgressive.
That Moment When Ellen Sturtz Heckled Michelle Obama
Doctoral candidate in American studies, Saint Louis University
How does BlaQueer me cheer on Sturtz for heckling Michelle Obama unless I ignore the racial composition of the encounter? How does BlaQueer me cheer on Michelle Obama for dismissing the heckler unless I ignore Sturtz's position as a second-class citizen
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