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Against all odds, Bobbi Logan, a statuesque transgender woman, has become one of Chicago’s most celebrated hair stylists and the owner of one of the city’s poshest salons. She is finally comfortable with who she is, widely admired in her community, about to enjoy the success she deserves.
Then her impossibly perfect life falls apart.
In the space of a few weeks, the Great Recession drags her business to the brink of failure, her beloved ex-wife needs help in facing a terrible tragedy, and a hateful police detective storms back into her life, determined to convict her of the five-year-old murder of John Strand—pillar of the community—and a sexual predator.
Blacklight: James’ A Kind of Justice depicts the compelling struggle of a shrewd transwoman accused of a vicious crime.
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As part of our partnership with the New York City Department of Education, we will be featuring writers currently involved in the LGBTQ Writers in School Program. We begin with a brief interview with Nick Mwaluko. Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko is a FtM, queer, and was born in Tanzania and raised mostly in neighboring Kenya, plus… read more
For anyone feeling terrorized by the Trump administration’s dire promises, Nia King’s Queer & Trans Artists of Color: Volume 2 is the perfect antidote to fear and an inspiring handbook of activist creations… read more
“I want for people to have some sort of archive of their dance, night, poetry, and art spaces. I want us to remember what keeps/kept us alive when the rainbow flags and assimilation try to steamroll over the complexity of our lives.”… read more
In Out of the Ordinary: A Life of Gender and Spiritual Transitions we hear Dillon in his own words, unmediated by the cis gaze… read more
“I found a lot of parallels between recording an album and writing a book. I came to find myself looking at each chapter like a song.”… read more