'No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies' Edited by E. Patrick Johnson

In 2005, Mae Gwendolyn Henderson and E. Patrick Johnson edited Black Queer Studies: A Critical Anthology. BQS was a first of its kind text, seeking to break ground and bread between queer studies and Black studies; it was a success. With its focus on academic intersectionality, the politics of representation, queer studies pedagogy, and Black… read more

'There Goes the Gayborhood?' by Amin Ghaziani

Proper punctuation is critical to understanding an author’s main point. While exclamatory sentences and hyperbole can often sell more books or bring about more attention to one’s topic, the use of a properly placed question mark can serve as a gentle reminder to readers that although an argument may seem straightforward, its intricate details create… read more