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Existential condemnation of LGBTQ people continues five years after Pulse

Existential condemnation of LGBTQ people continues five years after Pulse

“Even life, it’s like funeral practice,” wrote the beloved nonbinary poet Andrea Gibson in their piece, “Orlando.” “Half of us already dead to our families before we die, half of us on our knees trying to crawl into the family photo.” These brutal words are the most...

Love Letter to my Black Queer People

Love Letter to my Black Queer People

I see you. Every time I sit down to write this column, to put into words all the tender spots in my heart, I feel this extreme tiredness. The kind of tiredness that, even in 90-degree heat, sinks you right back under the covers. I keep thinking about all the eyes that...

From WTF to illumination: July Tarotscope for the Collective

From WTF to illumination: July Tarotscope for the Collective

WTF?? That’s the impetus for this month’s tarotscope. It conveys frustration, exhaustion, and exasperation. It’s a universal and collective WTF to this year, this country, this society. And it’s more of a statement than a question. The first six months of 2020 were a...

Existential condemnation of LGBTQ people continues five years after Pulse

Existential condemnation of LGBTQ people continues five years after Pulse

“Even life, it’s like funeral practice,” wrote the beloved nonbinary poet Andrea Gibson in their piece, “Orlando.” “Half of us already dead to our families before we die, half of us on our knees trying to crawl into the family photo.” These brutal words are the most...

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MCC OF THE QUAD CITIES Online and Davenport IA
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