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No Longer Queer

Marriage is a cultural relic, a “throw-back”,  if you will. No, I am not just talking about “traditional marriage”,  I am talking about marriage full stop. 351 more words

Capitalism

See, Seen, Saw

Been feeling, just feeling.

Ok, thinking.

All about bits and parts.

Hair so thick. Kink.

Lips that sit. Belly.

Those old voices, that creep.

Telling me messages that I don’t wanna hear. 70 more words

Black Women

When Lesbians Become Targets: Leeds Queerfest 2015

Recently a group of people in Leeds decided to create and promote an event called the Queer Leeds Fest. It was described as “an entire fun weekend of the best things, in the best place, with the best people” and the promotion for the event included a schedule of activities. 67 more words

Lesbian

Queer Liberalism, Multiculturalism, and Other Homonormative Bull

David Eng’s book The Feeling of Kinship: Queer Liberalism and the Racialization of Intimacy turns a critical eye towards the adoption of liberal politics by the queer community. 994 more words

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The shitty things we do to each other in the queer community

How call-out culture verges on the abusive and how the language we use around conflict enables us to push out members of our activist communities at will. 1,218 more words

Queer

The Laramie Project : A Reflection

In order to tell this story, to tell it correct, as Father Rodger would say I must rewind.

I was first introduced to The Laramie Project… 2,496 more words

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Politicizing Art: DarkMatter and Words of Resistance

(Siraj Sindhu)– In my last essay, I argued that the demand that Muslims living in the West must denounce extremism and defend “real” Islam presupposes diffuse moral responsibility and guilt upon all Muslims, and simultaneously reifies oppressively Islamophobic presumptions about Muslims. 643 more words

Gender