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Too Black, Too Femme, Too Gay: Voice Policing

Journalist ordered to stop “queening out”

Stock photo of gay Black man with gay white man, by Pranav on Adobe Stock.

Voice policing is racist and homophobic

Judging people by the way they talk is a common problem in the United States. Voice policing can be racist, elitist, xenophobic, homophobic — you name it. Some folks, like the former CBS News reporter in this story, can get…

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James Finn

James Finn

James Finn is a columnist for the LA Blade, a former Air Force intelligence analyst, an alumnus of Act Up NY, and an agented but unpublished novelist.