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Erasure of the L in LGBTQ

Erasure of the L in LGBTQ
April 3, 2019

A tall, slender woman, probably in her late forties, strolls up to the bar, opulent in her beige fur coat. The bartender, who just finished up a transaction, walks over to her with a welcoming smile. “What...

The colors we date in

The colors we date in
December 13, 2018

The hard reality of dating as a person of color in the gay community. It’s Valentine’s Day, 2015. I’m at a party, but no one catches my eye. Instead, I’m swiping left and right on Tinder, hoping...

The Importance of Them

The Importance of Them
December 3, 2018

It is a typical Monday afternoon at the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University. Busy—the kind of busy where booming conversations blend together until no actual sentences or distinct...

Tackling Masculinity with Self-Care

San Francisco State University student Brent Jolaoso, poses for a portrait next to the Caesar Chavez Student Center on campus, in San Francisco, Calif., on Tuesday Sept. 11th 2018. (Evan Moses/ Xpress Magazine)
October 24, 2018

In the past few years, the idea of self-care has garnered quite a bit of buzz across social media. From thousands of videos on YouTube that show people’s self-care routines to a popular hashtag that...

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