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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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The Academic Feminist: Summer at the archives with the Visibility Project

TweetWelcome back, Academic Feminists! The second in our Summer at the Archives series features Mia Nakano, lead artist at the Visibility Project, a national portrait and video project dedicated to documenting the voices of Queer Asian American women, trans, and gender non-conforming people. Mia discusses her motivation for the project, and talks about both the [...]
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Amazing Cheerio’s ad parody features interracial queer couple, says fuck the haters

TweetA queer Cheerio’s ad parody is like a blogger’s dream, if for the puns alone. I am therefore happy to call for three “queers” at the emergence of this gem, posted yesterday by Kenji America: The video closely follows the script of the original Cheerio’s ad, which you may remember pissed off a lot of people for [...]
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Pariah: Best movie of last year*

Tweet Eesha, Miriam, Zerlina, Lori, Deanna Zandt and myself all went to see Pariah together last week and I think I speak for all of us when I say, if there is one movie you see this year–make it this one. Pariah is set in Fort Greene, Brooklyn and tells the story of Alike (pronounced [...]
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The confusing logic of, “Marriage is not a civil right. You’re not black.”

TweetThis past weekend Ann Coulter spoke at Homocon the inaugural party of GOProud, a gay conservative organization. After making a series of jokes about gay marriage, Coulter made the dangerous and false statement that gay marriage is not a civil right, because gay folks are not black. In one of a series of racially insensitive [...]
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