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CASTING CALL: NYC Actors, Performance Artists and Spoken Word Artists


Casting call for a reading of a new play about Blackness, bisexuality and relationships set in Brooklyn NY in the late 1990s. Cast of Characters Kevin Seeley: 23, African-American man, writer and part-time public school teacher, ran track at NYU

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CASTING CALL: NYC Actors, Performance Artists and Spoken Word Artists


Casting call for a reading of a new play about Blackness, bisexuality and relationships set in Brooklyn NY in the late 1990s. Cast of Characters Kevin Seeley: 23, African-American man, writer and part-time public school teacher, ran track at NYU

Black Lives Matter LGBT

Christianity Is Un-African, Homosexuality Isn’t


Originally posted on Nyamewaa's view:
The Christian Council of Ghana has declared homosexuality un-African. A statement issued by the Council said “same sex marriage was unbiblical, unchristian and un-African.” This was reportedly part of a sermon preached by the…

Black Lives Matter LGBT

Christianity Is Un-African, Homosexuality Isn’t


Originally posted on Nyamewaa's view:
The Christian Council of Ghana has declared homosexuality un-African. A statement issued by the Council said “same sex marriage was unbiblical, unchristian and un-African.” This was reportedly part of a sermon preached by the…

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How it Feels to Not Be Free


Originally posted on mettamss:
There is something happening, post-release of the assault on Sandra Bland, something profound and disturbing and a great reminder that as much as we chanted “I am Sean Bell” or “I am Trayvon Martin” or “I…

ca. 1994 --- Nina Simone in Pink Dress and Gold Turban --- Image by © Carol Friedman/Corbis

How it Feels to Not Be Free


Originally posted on mettamss:
There is something happening, post-release of the assault on Sandra Bland, something profound and disturbing and a great reminder that as much as we chanted “I am Sean Bell” or “I am Trayvon Martin” or “I…

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LLF Emerging Voices 2015 Retreat – A Playwright’s Return


By Dr. Herukhuti Two years ago, I was blessed to meet Cherrie Moraga at the Lambda Literary Awards. She’s the co-editor of the phenomenal text This Bridge Called My Back: Writings of Radical Women of Color. For years, I have told

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LLF Emerging Voices 2015 Retreat – A Playwright’s Return


By Dr. Herukhuti Two years ago, I was blessed to meet Cherrie Moraga at the Lambda Literary Awards. She’s the co-editor of the phenomenal text This Bridge Called My Back: Writings of Radical Women of Color. For years, I have told

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Wiley & Basquiat: An Analysis of Blackness in the Art World


By Arismendy Feliz The Brooklyn Museum recently exhibited the works of two mainstream successful black artists, Kehinde Wiley and Jean-Michel Basquiat. The presentation of these two artists simultaneously connects the museum to a Black aesthetic and community, a connection that

BK Muse Filter

Wiley & Basquiat: An Analysis of Blackness in the Art World


By Arismendy Feliz The Brooklyn Museum recently exhibited the works of two mainstream successful black artists, Kehinde Wiley and Jean-Michel Basquiat. The presentation of these two artists simultaneously connects the museum to a Black aesthetic and community, a connection that

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Erotic Sun Group Caribbean Cruise – Oct 25 – Nov 1 NYC to The Bahamas


CENTER FOR CULTURE, SEXUALITY AND SPIRITUALITY presents EROTIC SUN GROUP CARIBBEAN CRUISE – NYC TO THE BAHAMAS ON THE NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE’S BREAKAWAY OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 1, 2015  The Erotic is “the open and fearless underlining of my capacity

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Erotic Sun Group Caribbean Cruise – Oct 25 – Nov 1 NYC to The Bahamas


CENTER FOR CULTURE, SEXUALITY AND SPIRITUALITY presents EROTIC SUN GROUP CARIBBEAN CRUISE – NYC TO THE BAHAMAS ON THE NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE’S BREAKAWAY OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 1, 2015  The Erotic is “the open and fearless underlining of my capacity

When visibility reveals itself to be exploitation, we don't have to condone it.

Vogue Is Not For You: Deciding Whom We Give Our Art To


Originally posted on RADICAL FAGGOT:
When visibility reveals itself to be apolitical exploitation, we don’t have to condone it. I began voguing as a sixteen year old high school student. Still struggling with what it meant to be gay and…

When visibility reveals itself to be exploitation, we don't have to condone it.

Vogue Is Not For You: Deciding Whom We Give Our Art To


Originally posted on RADICAL FAGGOT:
When visibility reveals itself to be apolitical exploitation, we don’t have to condone it. I began voguing as a sixteen year old high school student. Still struggling with what it meant to be gay and…