The Trials of Triumphs of Being a Black Lesbian

In general, the experience of African-American lesbians tends to be marginalized in the LGBTQ community; Caucasian lesbians are over-represented in media and public spaces. Additionally, black lesbians deal wit...

Where We Intersect

I’m a black, straight woman who’s an ally to the LGBTQ community, and I identify with its struggles.

Singer Janelle Monae comes out

Janelle Monae has come out as a "queer black woman" in the pages of Rolling Stone. The singer has long been rumored to be part of the LGBTQ community, including dating “Thor: Ragnarok” actress Tessa Thompson. ...