Posts Tagged: Stonewall

He Doth Protest Too Much

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I’ve begun to question my place in society, my place in a country that wants me to remain silent. Mostly, I question my choice to remain silent.

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The Official MAJOR! Trailer

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A new documentary, MAJOR!, chronicles the life of Miss Major, a veteran of the 1969 Stonewall riots and countless other important movements for transwomen of color. Read an interview with Miss Major here, and watch the trailer for the documentary after the jump. And if you’re in San Francisco, catch a screening!

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Homophobia in Hip-Hop

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Rumpus pal W. Kamau Bell talked to prominent hip-hop video-blogger Jay Smooth in an interview spotlighted over at Racialicious. The two discuss homophobia in hip-hop and the eminent wisdom of black queer icons like James Baldwin, Bayard Rustin, and Audre Lorde. A brief excerpt: The gay rights movement started from a fight. They had a […]

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