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$50K Reward Offered in Aniya Parker Slaying

$50K Reward Offered in Aniya Parker Slaying

by Jamilah King on October 10 2014, 10:10AM

She’s the eighth transgender woman of color to be killed in the U.S. since June.

Topics: /NOW

Aniya Parker and an Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women of Color

Aniya Parker and an Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women of Color

by Jamilah King on October 6 2014, 1:49PM

Parker is the eighth transgender woman of color to be killed since the begining of June.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality

Queer and Trans Latinos Reclaim Their History for Hispanic Heritage Month Play

Queer and Trans Latinos Reclaim Their History for Hispanic Heritage Month

by Jamilah King on September 18 2014, 12:33PM

Honor 41’s video series wants to right the wrongs of the past.

Topics: Culture

'Queer People Don't Have the Luxury to Stop Telling Our Stories'

‘Queer People Don’t Have the Luxury to Stop Telling Our Stories’

by Jamilah King on September 18 2014, 7:00AM

Christopher Soto, editor of the new queer poetry journal “Neptanla,” isn’t satisfied with mere visibility. He thinks the LGBT community deserves more. new journal by and for queer people of color,

Topics: Arts & Culture

There's a New Literary Journal for Queer Poets of Color

There’s a New Literary Journal for Queer Poets of Color

by Jamilah King on September 15 2014, 1:00PM

And it’s not trying to be apolitical.

Topics: Culture

Actress Emily Rios Talks About Coming Out to Her Mexican Family

Actress Emily Rios Talks About Coming Out to Her Mexican Family

by Jamilah King on July 24 2014, 10:31AM

The actress says she’s proud to take on queer roles.

Topics: Culture

New Video Series Honors Today's 'Queer Black Visionaries' Play

New Video Series Honors Today’s ‘Queer Black Visionaries’

by Jamilah King on July 16 2014, 11:15AM

And you can help keep it going.

Topics: Culture

Asian-American Artist Makes Hallmark's First Gay Father's Day Cards

Asian-American Artist Makes Hallmark’s First Gay Father’s Day Cards

by Jamilah King on June 16 2014, 10:21AM

They’re adorable.

Topics: Culture

'Just Me and Allah': Photographs of Queer Muslims in Toronto

‘Just Me and Allah’: Photographs of Queer Muslims in Toronto

by Jamilah King on May 21 2014, 11:41AM

The series will debut for World Pride.

Topics: Culture

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Drops Transphobic Segment

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Drops Transphobic Segment

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 12:45PM

The show recently found itself in lots of trouble.

Topics: Culture

Derrick Gordon Becomes First Openly Gay Men's Big Time College Basketball Player Play

Derrick Gordon Becomes First Openly Gay Men’s Big Time College Basketball Player

by Jamilah King on April 10 2014, 10:29AM

The UMass guard is just made history.

Topics: Culture

Laverne Cox and the 'Magical Negro' Trope With Glitter

Laverne Cox and the ‘Magical Negro’ Trope With Glitter

by Jamilah King on March 18 2014, 1:28PM

Before her massive success on “Orange is the New Black,” Cox was featured on widely panned VH1 reality show.

Topics: Culture

NYC Artist Adds a Queer Twist to That Viral 'First Kiss' Video Play

NYC Artist Adds a Queer Twist to That Viral ‘First Kiss’ Video

by Jamilah King on March 17 2014, 3:00PM

Here’s what happens when you get 28 other New York strangers together and film their first kisses.

Topics: Culture

San Francisco Says Goodbye to Iconic Gay Latino Bar 'Esta Noche'

San Francisco Says Goodbye to Iconic Gay Latino Bar ‘Esta Noche’

by Jamilah King on February 27 2014, 5:00PM

The legendary venue announced that it’s closing.

Topics: Culture

Jason Collins Returns to the NBA to Become First Openly Gay Active Player

Jason Collins Returns to the NBA to Become First Openly Gay Active Player

by Jamilah King on February 24 2014, 10:34AM

He’s already walked his way into history.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Culture

Learn About the Life of Trans Activist and Actress Marsha P. Johnson Play

Learn About the Life of Trans Activist and Actress Marsha P. Johnson

by Jamilah King on February 21 2014, 4:34PM

You can watch the entire documentary for free online.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Writes About Nigeria's Anti-Gay Law

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Writes About Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Law

by Jamilah King on February 20 2014, 12:10PM

The author takes on the common arguments posed by supporters of the bill, including that being gay is “un-African.”

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Angel Haze Talks Surviving Sexual Abuse, Coming Out and the Church

Angel Haze Talks Surviving Sexual Abuse, Coming Out and the Church

by Jamilah King on November 12 2013, 1:44PM

The rapper isn’t afraid to expose her demons. And fans aren’t afraid to listen.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

There's an Adorable Tumblr Dedicated to Queer Men of Color in Love

There’s an Adorable Tumblr Dedicated to Queer Men of Color in Love

by Jamilah King on November 12 2013, 1:30PM

We so rarely see positive representations of men of color and that’s why this is all the more important to share.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

Senate Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

by Von Diaz on November 7 2013, 4:15PM

ENDA passed with 64-32 votes in the Senate today.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

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