Queer & Present: New Research on “Gay Genes”

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.

Queer & Present: Who Cares Who Else is in There?

April 18, 2016 in inQueery

This week, bathroom tales: a surprising number of people care a surprising amount about who else is in a public restroom.

Queer Comic Review: Patsy Walker AKA Hellcat!

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.

Queer & Present: Gay Royalty

April 11, 2016 in inQueery

Manvendra Singh Gohli is the only known Indian prince who has come out publicly.

Supporting our Closest Companions: Partners of Trans and Gender Nonconforming Folk Peer Group

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.

Queer & Present: Hope for Politics in Baltimore?

April 4, 2016 in inQueery

Baltimore local government may gain some diversity. Check out these two young, interesting, and openly gay black men who are running for office this spring.

Flying Kites

March 30, 2016 in inQueery

What’s in a name? A lot of meaning, when it comes to cementing family connections. Carter’s moving piece describes the struggle of maintaining ties when there are no names to describe the relationships in our lives.

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.

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