One of my least favorite situations to find myself in is at a party, a bar, or a club, cornered into a conversation about a pop song, a music video, a TV series, and its radical implications for social movements. 1,509 more words
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I’ve been thinking quite a bit recently about how each individual, when entering and interacting with society, is forced to do so as an identity which is already societally-sanctioned (and therefore comprehensible), because it is the result of our cultural present, and therefore also our historical past. 386 more words
Happening Now: Members of the Black queer community of Chicago are disrupting the Chicago Pride Parade. Here is their public statement:
On this day in 1969, Sylvia Rivera, a Boricua trans woman, threw the bottle that sparked the infamous Stonewall Riot. 1,429 more words
It’s no secret that the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that it was un-Constitutional for any state to ban gay marriage. My Facebook, Twitter, and dashboard for WordPress are covered in rainbows. 513 more words
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CA Conrad wrote an important essay on Harriet. One that no one should ignore, or dismiss, or shy away from because it offends. It has pushed my own thinking on art, poetry, revolution, and I would ask that anyone reading this… take a deep breath, step back, and let it work on you—in the context of our received notions of where we have come from.