McDowell wondered if the guys had a right to speak like that on a train “where people didn’t choose to be in that space for that sort of speech.”
WHY BLACK FOLKS ARE THE MOST FORGIVING
Offering absolution is a personal matter. However, as one whose identity intersects several marginal groups—black, female, lesbian—I must also ask the question posed by Hawes: Who benefits from my forgiveness?
NO HART: THE FOLLOW-UP
When DeGeneres invited Hart to her show at the start of this year, she provided a much broader platform for Hart to explain his nonapology for prior public homophobic statements.
AN EMERGING CANON FOR LGBTQ HISTORY MONTH
Ever since Stonewall, LGBTQ history has been whitewashing itself. It’s time we challenged that.