Category Archives: Arts

Queer Activist Summer Reading List

As we approach our annual OutWrite LGBT Book Festival this summer, now is a great time to start thinking about your summer reading list.   Here are some amazing books for LGBT activists to dive into this summer.  Most of these I have already read, and a few are on my personal list to tackle this summer. Don’t Tell Me to […]

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Queer Poets: 10 Favorite Moments from Capturing Fire

Capturing Fire

Capturing Fire is an international spoken word and poetry that takes place in Washington DC.  Poets gather for panel discussions, workshops, performances, and of course a poetry slam.    Fortunately some of the best queer poetry performances over the years have been captured on video and have been viewed hundreds, some even thousands of times on youtube.  Our most popular video […]

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One Wheaton: Wedding at Cana

Wedding at Cana

Wheaton College, in Wheaton, Illinois, has been in the press quite a bit lately due to the controversy surrounding Larycia Hawkins.  Hawkins came under fire when she wore a hijab to express solidarity with Muslim Women.  Wheaton officials insist that it is not the hijab at issue, but rather statements made in solidarity with Muslims.   Now, the the first black female […]

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