May 25, 2016 in inQueery
Indian culture is an amalgamation of many traditions, languages, religions, customs and beliefs. Its rich heritage, lifestyles, evolving societies and changing ideologies are often reflected and essayed in its cinema.
May 18, 2016 in inQueery
This week, Dane reviews a new LGBTQI young adult novel, Adam. The protagonist is a 17-year old cis man who pretends to be trans to get a girlfriend. Spoiler alert: it’s pretty bad.
May 11, 2016 in inQueery
Read the story of an Indian mythological god who became the patron of the transgender community in India. Legends celebrate the sacrificial death of Aravan, the warrior, and hundreds of transgender people marry him as their God and husband in a yearly festival.
May 4, 2016 in inQueery
The past several months have seen the passing of two gender-bending icons – David Bowie and Prince. This week, read Jaden’s heartfelt tribute to these musicians and the impact of their work.
The WNBA has, for 20 years, welcomed diversity in its players, affiliates, and most importantly, fans. Despite being ahead of its time, the league has still seen a dwindling audience in the last few years. As we celebrate this anniversary, we should also ask how we can support and bring attention to the inclusive environment that it fosters.
April 25, 2016 in inQueery
For a while now, scientists have been trying to figure out queerness in terms of evolutionary adaptation. New research suggests a plausible explanation for the odd fact the number of gay men in each generation is relatively stable.
April 13, 2016 in inQueery
Marvel is, to many people, synonymous with the very concept of comics – but they still fall behind other companies in a few key areas, including LGBT representation. Patsy Walker aka Hellcat is a step in the right direction – including queer characters portrayed by queer artists.
April 6, 2016 in inQueery
Carter talks with joi and Morgan, facilitators of the Partners of Trans and Gender Nonconforming Folk peer group, about an overlooked group of people who are equally in need of a safe, supportive space.
March 28, 2016 in inQueery
Pick up this memoir for your next read. The author, Kamal al Solaylee, is a queer drama critic and journalism professor living in Toronto. He is a naturalized Canadian, having been born in Yemen, and raised in Beirut and Cairo. Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes is his personal narrative of what’s befallen him, his parents, and his 10 siblings over the last 40 or so years. I was riveted by this story. It begins in Aden, where the father gets rich under British colonial rule. When the com…
March 14, 2016 in inQueery
Angelica Ross is the energetic founder of an enterprise dedicated to getting transwomen high tech work.
March 9, 2016 in inQueery
Around the nation, this week’s news items present an image of mixed success for LGBTQ issues.