Category Archives: LGBT

Sense8: a Hedonist Saga

One woman in Korea escapes jail using superhuman strength lent to her by someone who experiences all her senses in India … or Chicago, or Nairobi in the African country of Kenya. She then steals a car using the skills of … Continue reading

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Strike A Pose

I recently watched the documentary Strike a Pose. I expected it to be mere pop-culture frivolity, which I don’t often indulge in, but I thought it would help me reminisce about friends that are no longer here and whom I … Continue reading

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RIP Pete Burns

I usually do not blog about pop culture. I’m careful not to idolize people, because so many individuals with amazing talent sometimes engage in behavior that is unwholesome and I do not wish to defend that behavior. But in spite … Continue reading

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In Memory of Eddie Justice: Celebrating Friendship

Eddie Justice was one of the Pulse victims who died, and although he can’t speak about his experience, his friend Demetrice who survived the attack was interviewed by CBS and gave an intimate portrayal of what it’s like to suddenly … Continue reading

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Today I would like to honor the memory of another one of the Pulse victims. 24-year-old Jonathan Camuy worked for Telemundo, a Spanish-language channel, where he worked in La Voz Kids, and was known by many celebrities. In all his … Continue reading

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Drag Queens as Laughing Philosophers 

Academia has sold us the idea of philosophy as something so ancient, so irrelevant, and so marginal, that we forget to name our own wisdom traditions and our surrounding pop philosophy, even our ghetto philosophy, when we find it. We sometimes … Continue reading

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A Manly Woman’s Work for Racial Justice

I dare say you marvel sometimes at my independent way of walking through the world just as if nature had made me of your sex instead of poor Eve’s. Trust me, my beloved friend, the mind has no sex but … Continue reading

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Caitlyn: a Woman is Born

When he came out as trangender, everyone expected Bruce Jenner to look like a hag after his transition. Instead, she decided to come out as a woman with a Vanity Fair cover with the line “Call Me Caitlyn” and looks … Continue reading

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