Q&A: Dr. Stephanie Allen and Lauren Cherelle on Black Lesbian Feminism and Fiction

“I decided to go for it because it defines who I am. I am Black, am lesbian and am a feminist and this is my press.”

An Intersection of America’s Ills

A wellness check with police deputies ended with Renee Davis – 23, five months pregnant, and a single mother of three – dead.

Why I Make Queer Video Games

Balancing humor with the challenges that the LGBTQ family faces is one of the most satisfying and terrifying challenges I’ve taken up—and I’m committed to it because the LGBTQ community deserves to be seen in games and feel seen when they play them.

Q&A: Taj Paxton on Queer Women of Color in Filmmaking

“I am drawn to stories about women and it’s important to not apologize for that.”

The Abuse of Leslie Jones Shows Us How Tokenism Sets the Stage for Hate

We need to be vigilant about how unconscious tokenism affects the perception of black women in popular media and beyond.

It Could Have Been Me: Korryn Gaines and the Criminalization of Black Women

Every bone in my body tells me that I could have been Korryn Gaines.

A (Queer) Midsummer Night’s Dream

Just why does A Midsummer Night’s Dream lend itself so well to queer reinterpretations?

LISTEN: Exploring the Intersections of Race, Gender and Police Violence

This is a deeply moving, informative work that deserves a listen from anyone who finds themselves confused, disturbed, or saddened by the prevalence of racial violence in our nation.

We’re No Angels

Becoming a more visible advocate for girls and young women has taught me a great deal. As it turns out, I’m still no angel. But I have come to realize that that might just be a good thing.

NEWSFLASH: Historic Stonewall Inn is Now a National Monument Honoring the Fight for LGBT Rights

The Stonewall Inn, and the rebellion there, became the iconic turning point that ignited the long, arduous battle towards equality for all members of the LGBT community.