'Her Kind': A Look at VIDA's Online Forum

In May of 2012, VIDA launched Her Kind, an online forum to allow for conversation between women writers on a national scale.

Her Kind editors Rosebud Ben-Oni and Arisa White took some time to have an in-depth discussion with Lambda Literary about the role of Her Kind in the women’s literary community and the ideas it seeks to promote…. read more

Cheryl Clarke: The Never-Ending Resource that is Black Queerness

“There is queer activism in the African diaspora and wherever that movement is, there is always cultural production.” I was introduced to the iconic Cheryl Clarke while organizing a conference on spirituality and sexuality with writer and scholar Ashon T. Crawley for the Newark Pride Alliance in Newark, NJ in 2008. Ashon and I marveled… read more