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Politics are a Drag

In June 2016, President Obama designated the Stonewall Inn a national monument – the first such monument dedicated to the LGBTQ movement. While Stonewall is often remembered as the birthplace of the “gay rights” movement, the Stonewall Riots mo...

Politics are a Drag

In June 2016, President Obama designated the Stonewall Inn a national monument – the first such monument dedicated to the LGBTQ movement. While Stonewall is often remembered as the birthplace of the “gay rights” movement, the Stonewall Riots mo...

The Ivanka Conondrum

In the latest episode of the Trump administration mixing public governance with private business, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom chose not to carry Ivanka Trump’s eponymous fashion line for the upcoming year (later followed by Sears and Kmart). This m...

The Ivanka Conondrum

In the latest episode of the Trump administration mixing public governance with private business, Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom chose not to carry Ivanka Trump’s eponymous fashion line for the upcoming year (later followed by Sears and Kmart). This m...

Out, Proud, and Brave?

Earlier this year, in a statement released by the Windy City Times, Lilly Wachowski came out as transgender — something her sister Lana had done years prior. The news was met with initial elation by the public in support of her decision to come o...

Out, Proud, and Brave?

Earlier this year, in a statement released by the Windy City Times, Lilly Wachowski came out as transgender — something her sister Lana had done years prior. The news was met with initial elation by the public in support of her decision to come o...

The Fraught Identity Politics of LGBTQ Liberation

On October 22nd, ESPN ran an article as part of its “ongoing series exploring what it means to be an openly gay athlete in the post-acceptance world.” The piece profiles Gus Kenworthy, an Olympic freeskier, and his process of coming out amidst th...

The Fraught Identity Politics of LGBTQ Liberation

On October 22nd, ESPN ran an article as part of its “ongoing series exploring what it means to be an openly gay athlete in the post-acceptance world.” The piece profiles Gus Kenworthy, an Olympic freeskier, and his process of coming out amidst th...

The Night Kim Davis Spent in Jail

Unless you have been completely removed from American political discourse and the news media, for the last few weeks, you have surely heard the name Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk whose unlawful and indignant refusal to issue marriage licenses ...

The Night Kim Davis Spent in Jail

Unless you have been completely removed from American political discourse and the news media, for the last few weeks, you have surely heard the name Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk whose unlawful and indignant refusal to issue marriage licenses ...