Poet Aziza Barnes slams gender policing, 50 faces of pride, unerasing LGBTQ history in public schools, celebrating the iconic and badass Josephine Baker, the right way to do rainbow glitter nails, and more!
The history and art exhibit opens tonight and runs through June 30 at Plummer Park in West Hollywood. Zines! Avengers! Arrests! Street resistance! And a grassroots organizing panel!
The lives (and affair) of Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West is coming to the big screen this year. Here are some of the gayest things they wrote to one another.
Pakistan’s first trans model Kami Sid, a “family portrait” series of LGBTQ activists old and young, a safe place to pee for every NYC student, Gigi Gorgeous and Kat Blaque making your heart flutter, and a whole whole lotta LGBTQ history!
“It was one of those rare moments in American history when there was something worse than being a lesbian, and that was being a Communist.”
This is my favorite era because the variety we hear during this time period is something like never before. Finally, queer black folks get to individually express their identities and aesthetics!
Your guide to LGBT History Month events that don’t suck.
Shower beer, a tiny letter I think you’ll like, this doula drama, tarot decks, do you want to see a bunch of queer kitchens?, identity politics amen, and so much more!
“Somehow convincing the convent that she genuinely wanted to take holy orders Julie entered the nunnery with her girlfriend. Around a month in an elder nun died of natural causes and the two of them saw their chance; putting the dead nun in the girlfriend’s bed they set the nunnery on fire and ran off into the night.”
The all-LGBT ghost hunting team of Ohio tells us about their real-life ghost experiences, fighting heteronormativity in the afterlife, and what it’s like to talk to LGBT history with dowsing rods.
Grey hair though, mushrooms, lesbians going every which way, smells and memories, prison protests, RBG apologizes, men can survive without us and should, feminism and makeup, and so much more!
“Most clearly I remember your eyes with a kind of teasing smile in them, and the feeling of that soft spot just northeast of the corner of your mouth against my lips.”
“There are many American readers for whom The Price of Salt would still be a revolutionary, shocking, immoral novel, the kinds of readers who have never, to their knowledge, met a lesbian or bisexual or pansexual woman before and who imagine us all as monstrous caricatures.”
The Complete Wimmen’s Comix is simply one of the most beautiful books I’ve ever seen. I’m proud just to hold it in my hands, I’m proud just to have it on my bookshelf. It’s the crown jewel of my comics collection.
The most comprehensive and expansive look at trans representation in American comics you’re likely to find.
While it’s important to acknowledge famous names like Christine Jorgensen and Lili Elbe, it’s also important to talk about other trans women who might be less well-known, but have had their own big impact on trans history.
Historical texts often subsume bisexual activists into the Gay movement or ignore their contributions altogether. Recognizing the historical work of bisexual activists and movements is key to our continued struggle and survival, bi leaders say.
Planned Parenthood created a new video series about consent, an infographic on the issues bisexuals face, a mother and daughter were assaulted in an anti-gay attack, Shadi Petosky, a trans woman, was detained by TSA at an Orlando airport and more news stories.
Really unclear why we didn’t spend at least one semester reading Emily Dickinson’s love letters to her girlfriend.
“These people need to be acknowledged for the role they played. And that they existed! It’s so important that they at least realized that Marsha and Sylvia existed and that they did so much to help the community.”