Queer & Present: An Intolerable Tale

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…

Queer & Present: A Strange Easter in Stockton

March 21, 2016 in inQueery

Easter Sunrise services in Stockton are canceled rather than include a queer minister.

Queer & Present: Angelica Ross Takes On the Tech Industry

March 14, 2016 in inQueery

Angelica Ross is the energetic founder of an enterprise dedicated to getting transwomen high tech work.

Queer and Present: This Week’s News – Some Good, Some Not

March 9, 2016 in inQueery

Around the nation, this week’s news items present an image of mixed success for LGBTQ issues.

LGBTQ Tumblrs You Should Be Following

March 2, 2016 in inQueery

Tumblr might not be your primary social media platform, but there are plenty of great queer feeds and communities to watch.

Queer and Present: Where Clubs are Controversial

February 29, 2016 in inQueery

Two students at a rural Tennessee high school started a GSA at their school and ignited a storm of bigotry and bullying.

Embracing the Outliers

February 24, 2016 in inQueery

Do you ever feel out of place, even in LGBTQIA communities? Reilly discusses how we can better integrate the nuances of our members’ identities.

Queer and Present: Dance Revolution, Athens GA, 1972

February 22, 2016 in inQueery

In 1972, University of GA students got together and put on a queer dance for the community. Do you remember the first time you attended a queer event?

Social Justice #forEVERYgirl and More

February 17, 2016 in inQueery

Plenty of reasons to love your favorite seasonal cookies – and the organization behind them.

7 Misconceptions About Asexuality

February 10, 2016 in inQueery

We’re always looking to promote awareness for some of the lesser-known groups on the LGBTQ spectrum. This week, Reilly helps to clear up some common misunderstandings about asexuality.

Queer & Present: Georgia on My Mind

February 1, 2016 in inQueery

Georgia has changed since Civil Rights struggle days. Has it changed enough?

“That’s What the Gay Guy Said”

January 27, 2016 in Featured Article, inQueery

InQueery Contributor, Carter Serrett, shares personal reflections on parenting in this amusing anecdote.

Feature Artist: Saya Leist

December 23, 2015 in inQueery

Saya Leist, a guest illustrator at InQueery, showcases some of her work.

How to Thrive This Holiday Season: Making Time for Yourself (Pt. 2)

December 9, 2015 in inQueery

Lauren is back with five ways to give yourself a break this holiday – read more on her tips for self-care.

Women Coming out of Straight Marriage

December 2, 2015 in inQueery

Coming out has enough strains, stress and fear to be overly taxing for any person embarking on a journey to bring their true, authentic self into the world. Being in a straight marriage, sometimes with kids, sometimes with a hostile partner and family, increases that stress exponentially.

How to Thrive This Holiday Season: Tips for Approaching Social Gatherings (Pt. 1)

November 25, 2015 in inQueery

Lauren offers a two-part post on managing stress during the holidays. This week, read some tips on dealing with gatherings and family members – events that can be particularly fraught for LGBTQ people.

Queer & Present: Salt Lake City Quietly Elects LGBT Mayor

November 23, 2015 in inQueery

Salt Lake City, in a state that’s known more for its conservative LDS population than its LGBT communities, just elected an out lesbian mayor, Jackie Biskupski.

I Am Not “A”

November 18, 2015 in inQueery

With a new episode of Pretty Little Liars airing next week, Dana shares his frustrations with the writers’ choice of a trans villain.

Queer & Present: Taking Action to Stop Gun Violence in Oakland

November 16, 2015 in inQueery

Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland mayor and local queer figure, is leading the charge against gun violence in the East Bay.

A Thrice Told Tale (Part 2)

November 11, 2015 in inQueery

The second half of Beckie’s story, this week’s post describes her third coming out and her work with Bay Area LGBTQ senior citizens.


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