Intersection

Turning Nothing Into Something Rare

Turning Nothing Into Something Rare

Wheelchair Sports Camp is making their mark with experimental themes, and good old-fashioned civil disobedience. On top of being above average musicians, the band has a powerful political message. Their lyrics reflect Kalyn Heffernan’s thoughts and unique perspective. Along with identifying as queer Heffernan has osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bones disease. Heffernan made headlines this […]

Trump’s Trans Ban: Discrimination or Distraction?

Trump’s Trans Ban: Discrimination or Distraction?

In a series of tweets released earlier this year, President Donald Trump stated that the government would no longer accept transgender people into the military. After the long awaited 2010 repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell,” President Trump’s decision is a move against the U.S. having an inclusive military. President Trump cited the rising costs […]

Fierce and Fearless: A Year After Pulse

Fierce and Fearless: A Year After Pulse

It’s been a year since the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen walked into Pulse with an arsenal and claimed the lives of innocent club-goers. Safe spaces suddenly seemed treacherous and inclusivity yet again took a backseat to xenophobia. Entire communities were once again being painted with the […]

The Gay’s Gaze: Intersectional superheroes

The Gay’s Gaze: Intersectional superheroes

In 2015 there was a rumbling among fandoms and film blogs about a new Netflix series called “Sense8.” The rumor was that this show was one of the first to finally find a way to diversify their cast and plotlines to accommodate alternative lifestyles. Could it be real? A show where we’re not promptly killed […]

Denver Health Doula Program: Bringing bliss to birth

Denver Health Doula Program: Bringing bliss to birth

I partake in the nesting and the apprehension, though I am not the mother bearing ripened fruit… I am merely a shadow, a backdrop, a soft hand appreciating the curvature of her rosy flesh… I am a welcoming sigh as the stirring slips into something more, something poetic and sure… Laboring is an art form… […]

One nation, under drag

One nation, under drag

A call rings out over the PA the last Friday of every month at the popular gay nightclub Tracks. “Everyone get in your most uncomfortable positions!” announces Morgan Taylor, the club’s manager. The doors swing open and an onslaught of neon and sequin royalty bursts through. This night is unlike any other at Tracks. Tonight […]

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