Features

Money and Drag don’t Mix

27/10/2017 Jean Decay 0

Financial struggles are part of every artist’s story, but Latinx drag performer Jean Decay has discerned a particularly entrenched history of money troubles among her community. Here she discusses how drag maintains the illusion of […]

Poetry

Diary From an AIDS Ward, 1984

26/10/2017 Naomi Rosenblatt 0

In the latest installment of our series by acclaimed poet and performance artist Magdalena Gómez, she reminds us, “There are too many things we forget: The AIDS epidemic of recent decades, and now the victims of […]

Features

In Spirit with Third Eye Film Festival

13/10/2017 Jaime Lubin 0

There’s always magic in the movies, but nothing truly transports you like Third Eye Film Festival. Founders Darian Brenner and Namu Desai celebrated their unique program’s inaugural series last year with a spectacular array of […]

Film

Brooklyn Got Extra Sexy Saturday Night

12/10/2017 Jaime Lubin 0

By Shani R. Friedman Over the weekend, HUMP! Film Festival, a caravan of carnality, rolled into Brooklyn’s Roulette and its spacious theatre on Atlantic Avenue. The fest was created by sex-positive columnist and It Gets Better […]

Indie Presses

RETRO: The Gallery at 70

28/09/2017 M. J. Moore 0

FOR DAVID MARGOLICK In 1947, John Horne Burns (an Andover-born, Harvard-educated, Irish-Catholic ex-G.I.) published The Gallery, a uniquely structured wartime “novel” that’s actually a book of linked short stories and autobiographical ruminations. Unfortunately, after his […]

Features

Community Pains

03/09/2017 Jean Decay 0

Latinx drag performer Jean Decay discusses the LGBTQ community’s growing pains as social media ups the ante in racial, sexual, and identity politics across the board. In the global society, it’s vital for everyone to […]

Features

Jean Decay: Visible Femininity

19/08/2017 Honeysuckle 0

Latinax drag performer Jean Decay talks Tina Fey, being raised by women, the fluidity of femininity, and why it’s so important to see ourselves reflected in TV and entertainment. I always said that I felt […]

Features

A Spot in Hell

23/06/2017 Honeysuckle 0

By Mark Jason Williams “There’s something wrong with me,” I said, trembling before Father John. I was a 12-year-old boy scared to death of his attraction to other boys. “Yes, Mark?” he asked. “What would […]

Art

Mizz June on Gay Marriage

25/05/2016 Honeysuckle 1

Mizz June is a woman. Mizz June is black. Mizz June is an artist. Mizz June is trans. In this video Mizz June talks with us about the Gay Marriage bill and some of the […]