Considering Chelsea

January 23, 2017 admin 0

My twenty-three years on this earth feel like a thousand. I carry a knife and pepper spray to take out my trash. I am a closeted transgender American. I am not closeted by choice; I […]

The Left

Letters, October 2016

October 15, 2016 admin 0

Cage and Culture The impact of Luke Cage, the newest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe which debuted on Netflix September 30th, gives us a glimpse of the huge potential for liberation politics in pop […]


State of Reaction

March 31, 2016 admin 0

North Carolina Governor Pat McCroy has recently approved a law banning all local governments from passing non-discrimination laws in the state. This repressive bathroom law also means that what was printed on your birth certificate, […]


Keeping the “T” in LGBT

January 20, 2015 admin 0

Leelah Alcorn’s tragic suicide has brought national attention to the oppression faced by transgender people. A seventeen year old trans female from Ohio, the highly public nature of her death – with her heavily shared […]

The Red Vine

GBF: Trapped in the Gay Movie Ghetto

May 15, 2014 admin 0

Mainstream movies and television shows featuring lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) characters as protagonists are rare in the United States, besides the rare exception like Will & Grace (1990s) or Brokeback Mountain (2005.) Even […]