Brown Lives

Since the Black Lives Matter started after a series of outrageous killings of Black men and women by the police, I have often asked: where is the equivalent Latino group. Where is Brown Lives Matter?

PAFF 2016 journal #3

So I met up with Ken and Mack at the movies and we saw “Stories of our Lives” with an unfortunately small audience. This is a lovely black and white omnibus feature which told 5 stories of everyday life in rural Kenya and its challenges for GLBT people. These challenges all stem of course from […]

PAFF journal #2 

From Jeff H BWMTSC COCHAIR Sunday, Feb 7 My planned viewing last night (Saturday) was altered by my underestimation of the popularity of the festival this year. (ALERT: Buy your tickets as early as possible!) I barely got into “Half of a Yellow Sun” and I had to substitute the American drama “Chapter and Verse: […]

The Oscars, LGBTIQ and POC

Notably absent from the Oscar pool was any actor of color—the second year in a row that the Academy has elected an all-white group of nominees. And and acclaimed Lesbian themed movie Carol, were shut out of the top categories.

Bullying

As we all know there are youths that are being bullied in school and society, and for sure in the LGBT community. How to deal with it effectively requires the skills to understand and manage their feelings, and overcome. As an educator I hear the expression “computers will soon be able to do many of the cognitive tasks in […]

Podcast LGBT Poet

This is a podcast highlighting the works of LGBT poet Danez Smith Danez Smith was born St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the author of  Boy (YesYes Books, 2014), winner of the Lambda Literary Award, and the chapbook hands on ya knees (Penmanship Books, 2013). Smith is the recipient of fellowships from the McKnight Foundation, Cave Canem, Voices of Our […]

Trans and White Privilege

Podcast: Transgender and White Privilege In the intersection of race and gender, the deaths of black transgenders are explored in this podcast and white and male privilege are discussed.

Anti Immigrants Rhetoric

Podcast: Latinos under attack There has been an upsurge of rhetoric against latinos, particularly in this season of political debates. Yet again, people at the margin are demonized and meant to feel unwelcome. NABWMT stands against such attacks as racism.