BREAKING: The president, as a parting gift to post-racial America, has made a list of decrees for things that Black people can now do (or now no longer have to do). Here are 10 of them
Every time I open my work email after a few days away I get so overwhelmed that I do a cost-benefit analysis on immediately turning off my computer, leaving the state, changing my name and spending the rest of my days wearing a wig. I don’t know why the wig always figures into the plan; … Continue reading Movie Review #1
Whoever took this photo deserves a GD Pulitzer Prize. We may be two minutes from doomsday but thank the Lordt we still live in a universe where three world leaders can strut into a room like they’re the new interracial male cast of Sex and the City. Like I have ALREADY prepurchased tickets to this … Continue reading NAFTA, Can you handle this?
This essay originally appeared in this month’s issue of The Little Blue, the William Way LGBT Community Center‘s quarterly newsletter. In my day drag I’m the Director of Programs at the Center so I think a lot about responsible and generative curation of the space we have. The need for safe queer spaces is never … Continue reading Do We Still Need the Center? Or, the Makings of a Queer Space
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Sarah Grimke works in performance of all types in the Philadelphia region. They’ve been on stage, backstage, and in the office for years now. Lawrence is a queer feminist playwright who only contains multitudes on Wednesdays. Goldie is a dramaturg and director who loves socially conscious and feminist work. Goldie What…
“I love the old days. You know what they used to do to guys like that when they were in a place like this? They’d be carried out on a stretcher, folks.” -Donald Trump, 3/7/16
We know that Bernie Sanders has a long history of political protest. But do you know how long? You won’t believe these photos!
About a decade ago I went viral with an ill-timed Black History Month article. I think I’ve learned my lesson.
Planning a wedding is like a presidential election cycle: it takes much longer than you thought it would, it costs much more than you think it should and some of your relatives have really strange opinions about it. This past weekend my fiance, David, and I registered for the aforementioned event. An event which, like … Continue reading The Many Stages of Registering for Your Wedding (As Told by Presidential Candidates’ Faces)
Y’all haters corny with that living in poverty mess. Okay, so last week I celebrated Black History Month by doing the blackest thing I could think of–going h.a.m. on the price of Beyonce concert tickets. We love to get incredulous about how much things cost. Doesn’t matter how much money we have; it’s the principle! You haven’t lived … Continue reading Wokeness Brokeness