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Feb 21, 2020
The Queer Take: In embracing the new, inclusive language project, what has been gained and what has been lost?In domains like gender and sexuality, we have managed to demand more words and vocabulary and descriptions that allow more of us to name our selves, our desires, our milestones. This evolving language was allowing more of us to walk into more rooms, but also I could see those rooms still had the same rules, the same problems, writes Joshua Muyiwa in #QueerTake
Jan 02, 2020
The Queer Take: Divorced from death and disease, re-imagining desire without shame, and celebrating itAs a noun and a verb with the profilferation of pornography in our lives, sex doesn’t sit well on the scale, it isn’t so simple. We might have to extract the shame from the sensual, the sexual to truly be able to celebrate it.
Dec 12, 2019
The Queer Take: When 'passing' is the accepted mode, at stake is a hard-earned, hard-fought culture, aestheticWhile a part of me has always understood that queer people come in all shapes, sizes and star status, most of me has always imagined that we were super special and anyone with any sense could tell | Joshua Muyiwa writes in this week's #QueerTake
Nov 23, 2019
The Queer Take: Looking anew at the Pride March, and its shifting spirit over the yearsI’m not diminishing the importance of the Pride Parade; I’m interested in the way it has changed in its text, tenor and tone | Joshua Muyiwa writes in this week's #QueerTake
Nov 13, 2019
The Queer Take: Moving past the LGBTQ community's entrenched ageism requires that we first confront itIn this week's 'The Queer Take', Joshua Muyiwa writes: Seeing older gay, bisexual and men fade away into invisiblity makes me hyper aware that there is something to the invincibility I felt in my younger days
Oct 06, 2019
The Queer Take: Dating apps promised a world of possibilities, but may have caged us further insteadDating apps are the new impasse in the possibilities for conversations, coming together, and coming.
Sep 09, 2019
The Queer Take: Questions straight folks ask LGBTQ people — and what it says of power dynamicOver these many years, as a queer femme person living in this world, I’ve come to understand that the privacy granted to me by the general public is starkly different from the kind granted to other so-called 'normal' people.
Aug 04, 2019
The Queer Take: What LGBTQ coming out stories and superhero origin comics have in commonSuperhero origin stories are engineered, made up to create narrative consonance, to act as a step to the next rung in the series. They are constructed, contrived and concocted. Coming out stories from the LGBTQ+ community have a similar style.
Jul 18, 2019
The Queer Take: The awful hollowness of being asked 'How’s life post-Section 377?'At the core of it, this question — "How’s life post-Section 377?" — niggles me because it implies that something is different about my life now. And since I can’t seem to put my finger on it, I want to ask the questioner what they’re convinced that this difference is?
Jul 04, 2019
The Queer Take: Move aside Marie Kondo; the objects in my life serve as milestones along a wayward pathThe objects that populate my house have become like milestones to trace the wayward path of my life so far. In all my queer friends' houses, you can lift up any object and they will be able to tell you the story behind it. And they will even tell the tale with style. It is because these materials are invested with meaning for them, for me, for each of us.