Catwoman is one of DC’s most iconic characters, she’s not just a part of comic book culture, she’s a part of mainstream American culture. And now we know that she’s bisexual.
Activism in the age of celebrity worship, the new Ghostbusters might actually be scary, KFC is making my dreams come true, does PBS and diversity in indie films, video game breasts and a brief discussion of my root. All this and more, in today’s AAA!
There’s just something about feeling inauthentic, impossible and insignificant that really makes life a burden, and that’s where I was for years. I was sick of living and wavered between a fear of and desire for death. I’m better these years; so far so good. I’m still here, I’m Rwandese, I’m queer and these are my mentors.
Honestly, while I’m open to diversity in the women that I date, I have found that usually out of 50 quick matches on OKC I might get three black lesbians.
Another black queer woman erased from history, Tina Belcher dancing with Sleater-Kinney in her bedroom, Jessica Williams knows what’s up, JNCO Jeans, and so much more!!
Gay districts are safer, more open and more profitable than ever before, but for whom?
“In ANCIENT FUTUREs, we see queers shaping their own realities. It’s a vulnerable moment to have in such a public place. It is anxiety-inducing and paralyzing. It is exhilarating, rewarding, life-giving, but in the end, it is a risk.”
Too often, paradigm shifts in the feminist movement are posited as if they come from the past.
“I didn’t want the only thing I had ever known to be taken away from me. So I ignored my desires in order not to lose everything I loved.”
Also, Queen Elizabeth thinks you’re wonderful. Yes, you!
Crows understand analogies, IKEA has emojis, John Stewart should be replaced by a woman, dying on Facebook is a little better now, Helen Keller on mansplaining, and so much more!
Proud was only 21 when she was murdered.
The Venezuelan supermodel, actress and activist talks about her new memoir, coming out now vs. then, inspiring gay Latinas, the kinds of pastries she brought Sandra Bernhard years ago and working on set of The L Word.
This past week, Empire’s Tiana Brown revealed that she has a girlfriend. In addition to her boyfriend. We need to talk about this!
Sometimes, it can be hard to parse out exactly why queer and trans people have such a hard time getting by while the headlines would suggest we are advancing by leaps and bounds. On January 23rd and 24th, queer and trans people converged in New York City for the Invisible Lives, Targeted Bodies Conference to explore how the struggle for queer and trans justice and liberation is inextricably linked to struggles for economic, racial, immigrant, disability and reproductive justice.
I relish that I am out in the streets with my community protesting inequality, instead of hiding from it under my sheets with a hangover.
These women changed feminism forever with their scholarship. Let’s vow to never forget their names.
In her new book, Velasquez — an activist, model and actress who you may recognize from The L Word, Arrested Development, and the Mummy franchise — speaks openly about her relationship with Sandra Bernhard and struggling to come to terms with her sexuality.
Where Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson become our favorite lesbian couple and we all get married. You’re going to need some tissues for this one. Or a blow horn.
“In the wake of a national conversation about police violence and systemic racism that centers around the recent murders of black men, Jessie’s death is an awful reminder that police violence certainly affects Latin@ and LGBT communities.”