Culture

The Gay Pimp of Old Hollywood

Part of a surprisingly robust summer for LGBTQ films, two new movies are now on tap: one a gossipy documentary based on a tell-all novel, the other a faithful adaptation of a popular book. Still alive today,...

On Fetishizing Black Men

You see him standing/walking/lounging at the bar, at the gym, in the aisle at the bookstore, at a coffee shop or wherever else you like to frequent. Or maybe you see him while scrolling through Scruff, Tinder, ...

Words & Sounds Sent From the Afro-Future

Afrofuturism has been making quite a name for itself lately, especially with the blockbuster and cultural triumph of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther.” The concept of the intersection of technology and the Africa...