Rallies like Brooklyn Liberation are a crucial way the larger Pride tradition can expand to welcome everyone

A BLM march in LA in lieu of Pride, June 14, 2020

Pride Month 2020 has been different, to say the least. In addition to a pandemic that has driven celebrations online, the start of June was marked by countless people taking to the streets as Black Lives Matter demonstrations spread to every state. Such a confluence has highlighted an ongoing reckoning…

Leiomy Maldonado joins Megan Thee Stallion, Jameela Jamil, and Law Roach on HBO’s new competition show

A photo of Leiomy Maldonado in the studio.

Leiomy Maldonado made history more than 10 years ago as the first trans woman to compete on MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew. …

The icon paved the way for generations, even if he wasn’t as hands-on as some of us wished

“It’s tough being a big Black man in the world,” André Leon Talley told me in 2017. It was the day after a documentary about the fashion icon, The Gospel According to André, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and he was referencing the racism he’d experienced in…

The writer-director is unapologetic about telling Black love stories

Stella Meghie loves Black people. From the way she writes fully realized characters to her interest in showing us just loving on each other in every film she creates, the proof is in the pudding.

There’s her debut, 2016’s Jean of the Joneses, in which Taylour Paige plays the daughter…

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