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  1. Ericka Hart

    Ericka Hart is an activist and sexuality educator. “Diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer in May 2014 at the age of 28, she realized that neither her identity as a queer black femme, nor her sex life as a survivor, was featured prominently in her treatment.” So she went topless in public, showing her scars “to […]

    Diversity
    Photo via Ericka Hart
  2. UniqueScientists

    From queer neuroscientists to biologists of color, UniqueScientists celebrates the incredible diversity you can find in the global STEM community.

    Diversity
  3. dapperQ

    DapperQ is a queer style magazine. “We inspire people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender presentations to think differently about both queer fashion and beauty as art and visual activism, and ultimately have a deeper, more fulfilling relationship with style.”

    Fashion
  4. WordPress Websites of LGBTQ+ Organizations Around the World

    At Out in Tech events, tech professionals build websites for LGBTQ+ organizations. Here’s a look at 10 sites launched at past hackathons.

    Diversity
  5. Kruttika Susarla

    Kruttika Susarla is an illustrator, comic maker, and graphic designer based in New Delhi. She explores themes of gender, sexuality, and observations on the status quo. Her clean, minimal online portfolio showcases her comics and editorial work.

    Art
  6. If ‘leaving SF’ essays are mandatory, here is mine

    Jonathan Kauffman says goodbye to San Francisco: “Of the friends who packed my going-away party in 2006, less than 10 remain in town. More leave every year. The city whose culinary history and geography I know better than almost everyone has made it clear that I will never own any piece of it.”

    Essay
    Photo by Tae Fuller from Pexels
  7. We Have this Really Powerful Tool to Effect Change

    “But it became crystal-clear that queer youth needed to see what their futures could look like. They needed to see that there was light at the end of the tunnel…” Brett M. Peters from the It Gets Better Project talks about the power of uplifting storytelling.

    Diversity
  8. Three Stories to Read this LGBT History Month

    From The Golden Girls to 17th-century London, these stories explore the rich layers of queer history.

    Commentary
    Berlin's memorial to the first gay emancipation movement. Image by Alorin via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 4.0)
  9. The Illustrated Page

    Not sure which fantasy or science fiction title to pick up next? Sarah Waites reviews SFF books with an eye toward highlighting diverse authors and stories with a diverse cast of characters.

    Books
  10. Velveteen Femme

    Sarah is a queer Edinburgher whose blog focuses on plus-size fashion and beauty, with a healthy dose of self-love thrown in.

    Fashion
  11. If the Loneliness Comes, Beep Me

    Brian Burns on identity, queerness, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Buffy didn’t necessarily make me into who I am but it did allow me to be who I was.”

    Identity
  12. Celebrating Pride: Where Religion and Queerness Meet

    “Queer people of all faith traditions deserve to know that they are not alone and that they are loved.” At Longreads, contributor Emily Perper shares four stories exploring the intersection of religion and queerness.

    Current Events
  13. One night — one of those nights when the world breaks –I said to friends: I need to dance. Watch that I don’t do anything crazy. And I danced. The dancing did not fix the world, but it made the brokenneness a little more bearable.

    Current Events
  14. NOTCHES

    A collaborative project focusing on the history of sexuality, NOTCHES dives into offbeat, less-explored corners of a complex topic with a healthy mix of seriousness and curiosity.

    Gender
  15. My (Apparently) Obligatory Response to “Formation”

    The obsession over Black celebrity is undermining #BlackLivesMatter: “If we invite corporations to take over our movements, look to network television to instruct us in our successes, we give up our power…. We hand it over to the exact bodies that are trying to destroy it.”

    Commentary