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Profane and Sacred: A Review of lil BLK

In the spirit of the Black Arts Movement reimagined in the era of Black Lives Matter, lil BLK, a solo performance by Nic Kay which premiered last weekend at Links Hall in Chicago, creates itself within the confines of the traditional dance and studio art worlds without responding to them. 1,130 more words

Ethnic Studies

Chart of the Day 1: Attitudes toward homosexuality in New Zealand

‘Chart of the Day’ is a series where I produce and post an original graph from data I found interesting without comment.

Disclaimer: Correlation does not entail causation. 141 more words

New Zealand

Gay and Asian and a New Zealander

I wrote the following piece which was published in New Zealand’s only LGBT-focused magazine, Gay Express, titled ‘Gay and Asian and a New Zealander… 1,121 more words


Radical Gentry: The Role of Black, Brown, Queer Activism In Displacement

I’m Black. I’m queer. I’m from a wealthy family. I’m formally educated. I did not grow up in the city in which I currently live. 1,630 more words

Ethnic Studies

Triggers and Lions and Vegans, Oh My!: From a Comment War to a Conversation about Cecil and the Ethics of Eating

By Will Stockton and Karen Tongson



On July 1 2015, an American dentist and big game hunter named Walter Palmer killed a lion named Cecil in the Hwange National Park in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. 6,182 more words

Political Rants And Raves

Guest Post - The Real Barriers to Care: What We Truly Need to Combat HIV

Cassie Warren is a health educator, activist and youth worker dedicated to radical access to affirming health services, especially for trans and queer young people. She works at the Broadway Youth Center in Chicago–a community space for trans and queer youth experiencing homelessness. 1,705 more words

Ethnic Studies