Tag Archives: Queer Issues

A queer-of-color reflection on Fruitvale Station

TweetIt’s been a couple of weeks since I saw Fruitvale Station now, the acclaimed film about the last 24 hours of the life of Oscar Grant, a young Oakland, CA man who was murdered in cold blood and in front of many witnesses by a BART cop back in 2009. I went to see it [...]
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Dream 9 exposing horrifying conditions in immigration detention

TweetLast week, the Dream 9 crossed the border from Mexico into the United States in broad daylight by a border patrol station in Nogales. Their intention was to infiltrate and organize the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, as well as to petition to return to their longtime homes in the United States on the grounds [...]
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Queering immigration

TweetThis is a great video of members of both queer and immigrant communities discussing the unique challenges facing queer immigrants, particularly as the United States works toward immigration reform. It’s a case study in intersectionality. Queering Immigration from Southerners on New Ground (SONG) on Vimeo. The first speaker’s line “I was faced with a question of: [...]
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Disney Channel to Include First Same-Sex Couple

Tweet… in one episode of the final season of Good Luck Charlie.  Yet still, the lesbian couple will be the first scripted LGBTQ characters on the Disney Channel, ever. According to reports: “Good Luck Charlie is currently in the process of casting the lesbian couple, who will appear as the parents of one of Charlie’s playdates. According [...]
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Our intersectional struggles as seen through a queer Seder

TweetEd. note: I’m off this week. The wonderful Tobias Rodriguez is filling in for me. Tobias originally hails from Texas and now lives in New York where he works in social media at a reproductive health organization. Every Passover Seder I’ve been to (read: two) has been queer of sorts.  At my Seder this year, my friends [...]
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