Racism and LGBT Representation in TV

October 29, 2014 in inQueery

In this article, Connor Payne explores the possibility and reality of racism in television shows through an examination of LGBT characters that either do fit in, or do not fit in with the stereotypes of their socially created status in society.

Orange is the New Black’s Piper: What Are We Missing?

June 4, 2014 in inQueery

Just in time for the second season, InQueery Staff Katie Tims takes a second look at Orange is the New Black’s main character. Does her sexual fluidity add more or less to the conversation about representation? And why is nobody saying the word ‘bisexual?’

The Politics of Banning Gay Blood

January 15, 2014 in inQueery

A gay man walks into a blood-donation center, but the punch-line is anything but funny. Get our story on what happens when gay men try donate blood, and those advocating for changes to the restrictive rules on it.

Queer Comic Review: Orientation Police

January 8, 2014 in inQueery

In this short autobiographical comic, Bill Roundy explores the aspect of his most recent relationships that seems to attract extra scrutiny from a wide variety of busybodies. More importantly, he explores exactly what’s wrong with those snap judgements.

Not Your Bigot’s Bible: Matthew Vines and the Reclamation of Bible Verse

November 13, 2013 in inQueery

Matthew Vines has dedicated himself to wiping homophobia out of Christian communities. What began as a research project became a call to activism. Watch his speech here as he refutes the Bible verses commonly used to justify prejudice against LGBTQ folks.

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