There is no rush to continue / existing but I miss you / like an early page.

By Rob Colgate
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A visual counter-memory from the Alliance of South Asians Taking Action

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A love letter to the city that made me

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What knowledge, beyond fluency, is required in acts of translation?

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I’m often the outsider-insider and sometimes a bridge.

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Women like my mother don’t post their lives online. Often, their stories remain untold and undocumented.

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On Kikuko Tsumura’s There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job and the path beyond workplace burnout

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The concrete tetrapods tempered the waves, and the space between them made room for love between boys.

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On the “impossible archive,” the historical and future queer imaginary of a “lesbian cultural archive” and Grandma’s Girlfriends 阿媽的女朋友

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The better half of her four decades of life were marked by the ebbs and flows of relapse and remission, either sick, or about to be. Remission is life with an asterisk; conditional.

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A scene report takes a look at one burgeoning but endangered arts community in Queens

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A half-century of NYCs Chinatown history through the windows of the “Friendship Store”

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What does it take to strengthen and sustain the solidarity built in responses to crises like 9/11?

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Feminist organizers and writers reflect about what we have learned from one another about care, community, and survival in continuing to build solidarities towards collective liberation

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There is a name for every kind of violence.

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And finally smashing the eggshells after 35 years on my tiptoes

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The looming threat of yet another mass expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland is ever present, especially today.

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It didn’t bother him that he attracted, and was attracted to, people of the same gender—all of this felt perfectly natural to him.

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We reveled in the way our unlikely friendships disturbed the world around us. In each other’s bodies, we found joy and brotherhood.

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I drive two hours to grieve a person I have never met, and my grief is a country without borders.

Essays

A visual counter-memory from the Alliance of South Asians Taking Action

Essays

A scene report takes a look at one burgeoning but endangered arts community in Queens

Essays

A love letter to the city that made me

Essays

A half-century of NYCs Chinatown history through the windows of the “Friendship Store”

Essays

What knowledge, beyond fluency, is required in acts of translation?

Essays

What does it take to strengthen and sustain the solidarity built in responses to crises like 9/11?

Essays

I’m often the outsider-insider and sometimes a bridge.

Essays

Feminist organizers and writers reflect about what we have learned from one another about care, community, and survival in continuing to build solidarities towards collective liberation

Essays

Women like my mother don’t post their lives online. Often, their stories remain untold and undocumented.

Essays

There is a name for every kind of violence.

Essays

On Kikuko Tsumura’s There’s No Such Thing as an Easy Job and the path beyond workplace burnout

Essays

And finally smashing the eggshells after 35 years on my tiptoes

Essays

The concrete tetrapods tempered the waves, and the space between them made room for love between boys.

Essays

The looming threat of yet another mass expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland is ever present, especially today.

Essays

On the “impossible archive,” the historical and future queer imaginary of a “lesbian cultural archive” and Grandma’s Girlfriends 阿媽的女朋友

Essays

It didn’t bother him that he attracted, and was attracted to, people of the same gender—all of this felt perfectly natural to him.

Essays

We reveled in the way our unlikely friendships disturbed the world around us. In each other’s bodies, we found joy and brotherhood.

Essays

The better half of her four decades of life were marked by the ebbs and flows of relapse and remission, either sick, or about to be. Remission is life with an asterisk; conditional.

Essays

I drive two hours to grieve a person I have never met, and my grief is a country without borders.