Nick Wignes-Yanez discusses what it means to belong to “a family of misfits.”
Each issue, we feature highlights from the rich array of LGBTQ Studies research, teaching and learning carried out by our students and faculty.
Transcestry Group Chat
Five scholars discuss trans philosophy, their past experiences, and where they see the field going.
Priscilla Ferreira shares her experience with the Second International Gathering of Women Who Struggle, and how it has impacted her experience of the coronavirus pandemic.
Our Bodies Have Never Been “Normal”
Noé López juxtaposes a personal account of working at allgo alongside allgo’s rich history.
The Coalition Against Sexual Misconduct: The Never-Ending Fight for Survivors
Four students involved in the Coalition Against Sexual Misconduct discuss their activism in advocating for the safety of students on UT’s campus.
Lining Up for Sexual Health
Victoria Rivera and Hyunmin Oh reflect on their internship at the KIND clinic.
Favorites from the Black Queer Studies Collection: Frottage
Faith Williams reviews Keguro Macharia’s book, Frottage: Frictions of Intimacy Across the Black Diaspora, part of UT Libraries’ Black Queer Collection.
Favorites from the Black Queer Studies Collection: Black Enuf
Anthony Douglass reviews Carrie Hawks’s animated documentary Black Enuf, viewing it as a touchpoint for his own journey to accepting his Blackness and queerness.
Celebrating Ten Years of the Black Queer Studies Collection at the UT Libraries
Gina Bastone details the University of Texas at Austin libraries’ Black Queer Studies Collection.
Favorites from the Black Queer Studies Collection: Sweet Tea
Terrane Ansley reviews E. Patrick Johnson’s book of curated stories and legacies of several Black gay southern men who lived and loved in the mid- to late twentieth century.