On Kevin Young’s Bunk and America’s seething tendencies
Ariana Grande’s hit single “No Tears Left to Cry” might be the late-summer cipher for living in a lost future
Staging disability in an apocalyptic future, the film A Quiet Place insists that we think beyond a logic of functionality if we want to survive environmental crisis
What is AIDS to you?
This is what the end of the world sounds like
madison moore’s new book, Fabulous: The Rise of the Beautiful Eccentric, centers the present history of black and brown queer ballroom culture
You don’t have to be a couple to participate in the couple form. In fact there is nothing else to do
From Ecuador, Perú, Chile, Colombia, and Bolivia, Macarena Gómez-Barris describes “submerged perspectives,” the decolonial ways of knowing that unsettle colonial relationships to land and the forms of violence they reproduce.
A recent Supreme Court decision reminds us that the law has no interest in lifting the veil that covers immigration prisons
A new translation of Bruno Schulz’s stories reveals the local in vitalist understandings of diaspora that do not need to claim a Jewish state to flourish
In music and literature, Jay-Z and Percival Everett meditate on maturity, black masculinity, and the confessional drive of the artist’s life
Queer ways of seeing can be tools of decolonization for the African diaspora
Despite what Shakespeare thought of dogs, they are like heroes who risk betrayal and harm by their own nature.
In the Arctic, climate change and plastic pollution produce tangled damage for the people, plants, and animals that live there
The state cannot destroy us the way we destroy each other
The subversive potential of pain set into motion the forces that created the opioid crisis