Love Wins:  Or How My Dad Became a Queer Black Feminist

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How My Dad Became a Queer Black Feminist

by Alexis Pauline Gumbs

I am sitting in the passenger seat of a large SUV.  My father is driving, and I am on the edge of sleep. I have spent countless… Read More

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“Mr. Davis, I have to leave my mom’s home," the old self-identified “stud” lesbian told me. … Read More

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You Belong Co-Founders, former NFL player Wade Davis and writer Darnell L. Moore teamed up with GLAAD, National Black Justice Coalition… Read More

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President Obama’s recent State of the Union address presented an exciting narrative of American progress, particularly… Read More

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Four years ago, Shayna* skipped school with a classmate who promised that if they headed to a local barbershop, she would show her… Read More

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I was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and I was assigned the female gender at birth. Both of these facts amounted to one thing: I had no… Read More

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“If folks would get themselves in line with God’s word, then Black lives would matter…we wouldn’t have all… Read More

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by Wade A. Davis, II

Since the release of the infamous “ Read More

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Gay couples began marrying in Miami on Monday, kicking off a pivotal week when the Supreme Court will have a chance… Read More

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