BPR statement on George Floyd’s death, police violence:

 

George Floyd’s life mattered. Like Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and too many others whose names we don’t know, Floyd was stolen from friends and family members who loved him and cared about him. His murder cannot be undone, and it is our most recent reminder of the fact that white supremacy, police violence, and racism are dangerously prevalent forces in America today… Read Full Statement

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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...

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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...

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...

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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 gay community represents one of the most loyal and ardent voting blocks for the Democratic Party, and despite this election cycle’s unpredictable and unprecedented nature, polling suggests that 2016 will be no different. With a Republican platf...

Hillary and the Boys: Support from the Gay Community

The gay community represents one of the most loyal and ardent voting blocks for the Democratic Party, and despite this election cycle’s unpredictable and unprecedented nature, polling suggests that 2016 will be no different. With a Republican platf...

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...

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...