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Please Touch Me
Has intimacy gone so far out of style that it’s poised for a comeback?
2019 Belongs to Shirley Chisholm
A feature film. A monument. Tattoos in her honor. People looking for a hero have found one in this one-woman precursor to today’s progressive politics.
‘This Is Quite Gay!’
Social media has become a space where my own family and friends have turned into censors, denigrating me for being gay from thousands of miles away.