Posts Tagged Sexuality

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In the Face of Homophobia and Islamophobia, Queer Touch Persists

After the carnage at Pulse nightclub in Orlando I saw a lot of “love is love” messages from well-meaning straight people. Who do you love? It doesn’t matter! They seem to say. It’s all love! 

After the carnage at Pulse nightclub in Orlando I saw a lot of “love is love” messages from well-meaning straight people. Who do you love? It doesn’t matter! They seem to say. It’s all love! 

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Drake Who? Rihanna’s “Work” and Female Autonomy

February has been a jam-packed month for Black musical artists. In the midst of a welcome flurry of new singles, videos, entire albums (Frank, come on, fam) and stunning performances, Monday saw the release of both of Rihanna’s music videos for her rhythmic iffiancehall single, Work.

February has been a jam-packed month for Black musical artists. In the midst of a welcome flurry of new singles, videos, entire albums (Frank, come on, fam) and stunning performances, Monday saw the release of both of Rihanna’s ...

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Watch: Amber Rose takes us on a utopian “walk of no shame”

Continuing to be a vocal advocate against slut-shaming, in this new Funny or Die video, Amber Rose takes us on a “walk of no shame” in a utopian world where women’s sexual pleasure is celebrated, not policed. 

Continuing to be a vocal advocate against slut-shaming, in this new Funny or Die video, Amber Rose takes us on a “walk of no shame” in a utopian world where women’s sexual pleasure is celebrated, not ...

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Feminsting Reads: Bodymap by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Lambda Literary Award-winning writer Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s Bodymap, published this summer by Mawenzi House, returns often to the word “home.” Home is a meeting of body and map,
tattooed on Piepzna-Samarasinha’s breastplate and charted throughout the work in sensory memories, corporeal trauma, physical pleasures. 

Lambda Literary Award-winning writer Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s Bodymap, published this summer by Mawenzi House, returns often to the word “home.” Home is a meeting of body and map,
tattooed on Piepzna-Samarasinha’s breastplate and charted throughout the work in ...

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