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May 02, 2019
The Queer Take: Embracing the hidden parts of your life by casting aside deeply ingrained lessonsOn reading and hearing stories from other queer friends, I see that everyone in my community always knew to hide in the beginning — just like I did
Apr 21, 2019
The Queer Take: Our bodies, our selves — navigating corporeal conundrums about visibilityHaving been perpetually watched over but never really seen for the people we might be, our queer bodies haven’t been allowed private joy. Everything that we do to, with, about our bodies is rendered as brave. It is seen as something done for public acceptance, these extremely personal choices are only seen as modes of gaining visibility, writes Joshua Muyiwa
Apr 03, 2019
The Queer Take: Finding ways to be yourself, despite everyday cruelties that enforce conformityIn his fortnightly column The Queer Take, Joshua Muwiya writes: Every day, I see straight men across this country, look at, speak with, and hold each other in ways that I was told by them to be ashamed of, and to let go.
Mar 20, 2019
The Queer Take: How the stories of our lives traverse truth, lies, and the many-splendoured places in betweenIn truth, not all of our stories are sad. It is just that we — and I — have been told that sad or striking stories will get us seen. And for a community who has been hidden away for so long, we might do anything to be seen.