March 2021

Closing out Black History Month, our essay on the ballroom scene and Black queer resistance to state violence, co-written with Michael Roberson for Time Magazine, is now live. We also sat down for a fascinating conversation with our childhood judy Amira Rose Davis for the feminist sports podcast Burn It All Down. Together we discussed…

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July 2019

Our four-year-old essay Vogue Is Not For You—and a transcribed conversation between ourselves, Pony Zion, Pato Hebert, and Robert Sember in conjunction with it—have both been published on ArtsEverywhere. It was such an honor to get to sit down with other artists and educators we deeply admire, have real talk, and see our own values…

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May 2019

A quick April roundup before our updates for May: We had essays in two new publications last month. The first was in the Advocate, and challenged the widespread notion that the recent election of Chicago’s first Black lesbian mayor, Lori Lightfoot—a corporate lawyer and federal prosecutor—was a victory for Black queer Chicagoans. The second was…

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June 2018

Beginning this month, we’ll be posting monthly updates about upcoming workshops, projects, and performances here in our News section! You can sign up to receive notification of these updates with the button at the bottom of this page. We hope you’ll follow us and stay posted! At the end of May we taught two Intro…

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