Stop Asking People, “Why Are You So Gay?”

We get it, you're gay, stop shoving it down my throat. The far-too-familiar question “Why does your entire personality revolve around being gay?” is one that many queer folks dread. So, let's unpack it.

The “Bury Your Gays” Trope Explained

Have you ever wondered why your favorite queer character was killed off? Fans of "Game of Thrones", "Supernatural" and "The 100" are not alone in their outcry for a change. The "Bury Your Gays" literary trope explains to dense history behind this modern trend.

Matthew Shepard: The Power Of One

With 21,788 reported hate crimes on the basis of sexual orientation in the United States from 1995-2012 alone, the case


“Nappily Ever After”: Embracing Natural Black Beauty

The film "Nappily Ever After" exemplifies the ever-present boundaries female Black Americans are forced within in the current day workforce. The actress, Sanaa Lathan, plays Violet Jones, attempts to break free from these boundaries and gain a new sense of identity through the dramatic changes in her hair styles. The film encourages viewers to question their own understanding of identity and beauty, while empowering Black women to take control of their sense of self.