Tag: LGBTQ

Prince and Black American Masculinity

At The Guardian, Steven W. Thrasher writes, “Prince broke all the rules about what Black American men should be.” “Prince repelled and fascinated me because he represented every side of all the contradictions I felt. I felt nervous even looking at him, and yet I couldn’t look away. […]

Interview with Jewelle Gomez

At The San Francisco Gate, Jewelle Gomez talks about her vampire novel, The Gilda Stories, on the book’s 25th anniversary. ‘The character is black. She’s a lesbian. And she’s a vampire,’ the publisher said. ‘That’s too complicated.’ Gomez laughs as she says this now, and it’s a deep […]

“Real Talk with RuPaul”

Vulture interviews Supermodel of the World, RuPaul. “[Drag] actually didn’t save my life, it gave me a life. I don’t think there is a life in the mundane 9-to-5 hypocrisy. That’s not living. That’s just part of the Matrix. And drag is punk rock, because it is not […]

“Audre’s Revenge Film Collective”

In honor of Black History and Women In Horror Month, Graveyard Shift Sisters take a look at Audre’s Revenge Film collective, which was founded by Monika Estrella Negra:  “Audre’s Revenge Film was created in order to promote visibility of womyn, queer, trans and intersex folks of color in […]

“Idleness Is An Art Form”

At Teleport City, the Gutter’s own Keith writes about the Emmanuelle films and the woman who inspired the character. “My first glimpse at European sex films provided escape into a theoretically obtainable world. I decided I wanted to travel, that I wanted to be a writer, that I […]