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My Queer History: “Go” – Laura Laing

PHOTO CREDIT: Grace ZachariasI swear I heard him* say it. Or maybe my father told me that he said it. “Your daughter is going to be lonely,” he told my parents. We were at a Christmas party at his house, standing shoulder to shoulder in…

Black History Month & The FBI – poetsarah

The FBI had a file on him from 1921 until 1940. To them (in files accessed under the Freedom of Information Act) Claude McKay was “the well-known radical from New York.”To the government of Jamaica, Claude Mckay is the country’s national…

The History of My Body – Mike Barretto Garcia

WARNING: The essay contains triggering accounts of sexual abuse, strong language, bullying, body-shaming, and psychological trauma.—I stand in front of the mirror, and examine the body assigned to me by the genteel hands of the genetic…

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