This artist is bringing visibility to the queer hapa experience
Growing up biracial is confusing enough, but when you add being queer to the
mix, things get rather interesting.
At least, that’s the experience Will Varner, an artist from New York City paints
through his artwork. The former Buzzfeed art director has cultivated a following
through his unique purview...
‘A Nasty Boy’ was Nigeria’s groundbreaking queer publication. And then its founder was lured, beaten and outed.
(A Nasty Boy launched to international applause. A year later, its founder was
targeted. Photo courtesy A Nasty Boy)This time last year, Richard Akuson, 25,
seemed to have it all.
In his hometown of Abuja, Nigeria, he was not only the founder of a boutique PR
agency called The...
What it’s like to be gay, hairy and fetishized
How Brooklyn became the world’s Queer Mecca
This is why being called ‘queer’ is important to me.
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