Chris Hubley (http://chrishubley.com/) is a Bristol-based artist who has broken the wall of the usual half-interested scrolling on the social media with his project “Man Cunt – Intimate self portraits of a transgender man”. Chris is a transgender man and his painting works are currently … Continua a leggere Of men’s genitalia and being true to ourselves – An interview with Chris Hubley
“No House to Call My Home” ($25,99, Nation Books) is the new book by Ryan Berg, a writer and currently program manager for the Minneapolis & SuburbanHost Home programs of Avenues for Homeless Youth, who decided to speak out about homelessness faced by LGBTQ people … Continua a leggere Homeless LGBT teens in the US – Interview with Ryan Berg
It’s rare to meet a collective of artists that combines in such a way a true spirit of collaboration and at the same time makes shine the singular personalities of its members. The Tenth (http://www.thetenthzine.com/) is a zine that resembles more to a collection of … Continua a leggere The Tenth – Exciting minds
At its 5th edition, the Bed Stuy Pride is the major occasion for the whole LGBTSTGNC (lesbian, gay, bisexual, two spirit, transgender, gender non conforming) people of color community living in Bedford Stuyvesant to be visible in their neighborhood, historically a Black and Carribean one … Continua a leggere Bed-Stuy Community Pride – Activists speaking out
I’ve been working to new interviews in these last days, about queerness, blackness and their many intersections, with different view points and oppossite results. Hopefully these pieces will be published on advocate.com and on the blog I will just put the links. But these are my reflections about them, and in a sense they’re also a little preview.
As always, when there’s something to fight for, and in this case is for black rights, in the specific queer black rights, there’s the contrast between “activists”, those who are involved in organizations and demonstrate, and those who think movements are disconnected from reality outside their “own territory”, which is that of demonstrations in big cities, and that we would have to challenge preconceptions and ignorance going back to our small communities, our families (or to church).