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Megan Volpert: The Sophomores

Sophomore is fangirling out. He loves these boys in their three piece suits…

August 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Edna St. Vincent Millay: Mariposa

Butterflies are white and blue In this field we wander through. Suffer me to take your hand. Death comes in a day or two. All the things we ever knew … Continue reading

July 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

A.E. Housman: “Shake hands, we shall never be friends, all’s over”

Shake hands, we shall never be friends, all’s over; I only vex you the more I try. All’s wrong that ever I’ve done or said, And nought to help it … Continue reading

May 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: illuminate — a cinematic poem about being in the closet

. Nisha Gupta, the director of “illuminate,” says: This short film is based on in-depth phenomenological research interviews with sexual minorities about their lived experiences of being in the closet. … Continue reading

May 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sunnivie Brydum: Southern Baptist Convention Kicks Out Gay Attendees, Waffles on White Supremicists

While the Southern Baptist Convention considers whether or not to denounce white supremacy and the “alt-right,” it apparently has no such equivocation over the place for LGBT Christians at its … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Resist — How to Triumph in Trumpland

. Based on decades of her writing and research, psychologist and community activist Glenda Russell gives us a quick summary on how to use Trump’s election as a springboard to … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Rebecca Gordon: Life Under Trump

Night Terrors and Daytime Hopes The night after the election, this long-time pacifist dreamed she shot a big white man carrying an arsenal of guns. He was wandering around a … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Eduardo Galeano: Sacrilegious Women

. In the year 1901, Elisa Sánchez and Marcela Gracia got married in the church of Saint George in the Galician city of A Coruña. Elisa and Marcela had loved … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

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