If you’re able-bodied and have questions you’re too embarrassed to ask, read this report. If you’re disabled and ready to stare down some hard truths, read this report. And most of all, if you assume disability negates white privilege, Read. This. Report.
We now live in a world where it is totally possible to claim the same word as someone else and completely disagree on what the word means.
Today, Queen of My Heart and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Stephanie Beatriz took to Twitter to confirm that she likes girls!
22-year-old Dee Dee was shot on the fourth of July and succumbed to her wounds after ten days on life support.
It felt important for us to have a voice somewhere, so we’ve gathered a few of the Black queer voices and put them together here. We want to offer this as a place of healing for QTPOC in this time of tragedy.
“Girls are into me — that’s no secret.”
In my last installment of Rebel Girls, I briefed you on some of the badass glass ceiling crashers currently serving in office who are queer as f*ck. These six women came before them.
Escúchame for Orlando is “a place for queer Latinxs to come together and let our voices be heard about the massacre in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. This is an anonymous space because whether you’re out to the whole world, or just to yourself, you deserve to be heard.”
Here are just a few of the many, many LGBTQ Latinxs in our community who are speaking up and speaking out to make sure that queer Latinxs are not erased.
If we allow gun violence to continue blighting communities of color, we have failed. But if we enact gun control measures that aid the police state in criminalizing Black and brown bodies, we have also failed.
“She was very loved, and was very kind,” her co-worker told a New Orleans newspaper. “And that’s what makes this more difficult. In addition to losing a friend, we lost an LGBT leader.”
Seven women of color were killed this weekend at Pulse in Orlando and these are their stories.
Now, more than ever, in the climate we’re in, our stories need to be told. And our stories include loving, joy, revolution, dancing, crying, raging, surviving, and so, so much more. We have so much to tell, and it’s so important that we do.
A road trip which happens to coincide with the occasion of Prince’s death and the release of “Lemonade.”
As far too often happens, she was misgendered in death, with news reports using her birth name and incorrect pronouns, even when reporting that she was a transgender woman. Misgendering trans women like this continues and supports the violence that so many of us face.
“Why some people mean? One income that isn’t a livable wage plus racism will do that to you, and you can’t imagine the rage until you’ve lived it.”
Patreon is sort of like a virtual tip jar, or a Kickstarter that keeps on going each month, and it lets you support all your favorite creators so that you can let them know you appreciate them and so that they can keep doing what they do.
“I missed my father’s last years staying true to my promise to myself and here I was, here I am, home again. Begging favors. Needing help. Leaning on a momma who long ago put down her belt.”
The stories of 10 American women who fundamentally altered history simply by showing up and working like hell — in their own words.
“Sidetrack is a show largely about my life and my experiences, because after years of watching so much television that erased me, I just wanted to write myself in.”