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Drag Race for Dummies: Episode 4, The View, but Gayer!!!!

Good Morning Bitches! Just kidding. It’s fucking 3PM already. But, on this past week’s episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9, the queens were tasked with the dreaded Group Acting Challenge, transforming into morning talkshow hosts. The 12 queens were divided into two groups with Aja and Trinity, the winners of last week’s lip sync […]

Grace

Original Sonnet and Illustration by Sarah Jensen     One night while I was sound asleep in bed Your grace and kindness slipped into my dream, And though these thoughts of you so pain my head, I know my love is more than it may seem. In sleep your gentle arms have held me close, […]

“Queer,” or “LGBT?”

Graphic by Liana Kindler  The increasingly popular use of “queer” has become an area of contention in many LGBT communities. On one hand, “queer” has a historically negative connotation, carrying with it the weight of both collective and personal marginalization and trauma. On the other, some choose to identify as “queer” because they see it […]

OutWrite’s Queer Lit Column: Desire, Dream and Magic in Zami: A New Spelling of My Name

  This review of Zami is the first in our series of investigating classic queer literature, forming an OutWrite Archive of novels, poetry, and memoir that our staff believes everyone should read.      In the acknowledgements, Audre Lorde tells the reader the structure of Zami. She says, “From the bottom of my heart I thank each […]