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You Think I'm Pretty With My No-Makeup Makeup Look On

(Anna Seward)—“It’s easy for you, when you wake up you don’t have to do your makeup and your hair. You can just walk right out the door.” 1,064 more words


I'm a Bookslut Now!

So you may have noticed the widget that appeared over there —> a while ago where I happily identify myself as a contributor for  Insatiable Booksluts… 196 more words


Reflecting On My Experience at the 2014 YBGLI Policy & Advocacy Summit and National Youth HIV/AIDS Day

This time last Wednesday, April 2nd I was on my way to Bradley International Airport to fly to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the 2014 Young Black Gay Mens Leadership Initiative Policy & Advocacy Summit. 1,716 more words

My Complicated Relationship with Dresses

There’s a queer girl stereotype that we were all super tomboys as kids and only wore denim overalls ever.

I was not that little queer girl. 1,170 more words


You Are a Cog in the Machine: On Being an Ally

(Charlie Gill)– When my parents told me I would never rise further in rank than Tiger Scout, the technically second but effectively first level of the Cub Scouts, the explanation they gave to quell my abjection confused me in that, ostensibly, my great aunt’s gayness had nothing at all to do with the situation. 1,488 more words


Riot Grrrl Activism

(Liya Rechtman)– “I DON’T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT MY BAD REPUTATION!” I screamed, mostly to myself, to the annoyance of my neighbors on my first few days of my sophomore year. 1,143 more words


Sweaty Politics

This is the text from a position statement given during a “Queer the South” panel at the Southern States Communication Association 2014 convention in New Orleans, Louisiana. 885 more words