Queer And Disabled Folks Lead The Way In Surviving Environmental Disasters

Communities around the world are grappling with the growing number and intensity of climate-related disasters because of climate change. Immediately after one of these disasters in the U.S., federal, state, and nonprofit agencies frequently pour financial resources into the communities affected by the latest fire, flood, or earthquake. But these emergency support systems are usually unable to address the long-term needs of those affected, and all too often, these structural support systems entirely overlook those of us who live at the intersection of multiple oppressions: race, class, gender, disability, and sexual orientation, to name a few.

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“What a Life. What a Remarkable Remarkable Life”: The Passing of Toni Morrison

American novelist Toni Morrison — winner of the Pulitzer Prize (1988), the Nobel Prize for Literature (1993), and many other awards — has died at the age 88.

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23% Of Young Black Women Now Identify As Bisexual

Young people – especially young black women – are more willing to explore their sexuality. And the ways they are sexually identifying themselves on surveys is only one indicator of this change.

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Women, Queers, And Trans Folks Taking Over Skate Culture

Women and Trans skate nights and other Skate Like A Girl events are helping carve out a distinctive Seattle queer and trans skate community.

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Transfeminine People Don’t Owe You Traditional Femininity

When I defy traditional femininity, I get harassed, misgendered, or gawked at. I’m a lazy femme who wears makeup almost exclusively at night, rarely shaves their legs and has a deep voice. I’m non-binary and care very little about passing. This inspires a lot of ire in people.

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How I Got My Trans Healthcare In Seattle And How You Can Too

If you live in Seattle and are looking for transition-related medical care, luckily, it can be easier than some other places. Take it from me. I’ll tell you how I did it and where you can start if you’re just beginning to navigate the healthcare system.

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Billy Porter Makes History With Emmy Nomination

The Television Academy just announced the nominees for the 71st Emmy Awards, including several noms for queer folks like Billy Porter, the first openly gay Black man to be nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama.

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Queerspace News: Queer Representation at the 71st Emmys

The Television Academy just announced the nominees for the 71st Emmy Awards, including several noms for queer folks like Billy Porter, the first openly gay Black man to be nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama.

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Pow! Comics are a way to improve queer men’s body image

Built, buff and metrosexually styled — such is the dominant stereotype of what queer men should look like. Magazines, websites, image-based social media and dating apps contribute to creating idealized images of muscular and fat-free men’s bodies. Is it any surprise that body dissatisfaction has been reported to negatively influence queer men’s mental, emotional and sexual health?

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