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Gender Bent's Blog – February 2016 Archive (2)

FEATURE: Director Nneka Onourah’s "The Same Difference" documentary explores black queer frustration & discrimination under heteronormative gender roles

“Which one’s the man?” People readily ask of gay and queer couples, ignorantly viewing queer relationships through a heteronormative lens. This limited understanding of romantic and sexual relationships forcing queers into another hetero-centric system of gender roles, which their queerness (likely) didn’t fit into in the first place. This attitude towards or understanding of romantic/sexual relationships is, obviously, greater than the occasional bone-head asking…

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Added by Gender Bent on February 17, 2016 at 6:52pm — No Comments

FEATURE: Brooklyn-based GIRL BE HEARD amplifies young female voices through theatre and activist work. Now performing their new play ‘Embodi(ED)’

Check out Brooklyn-based GIRL BE HEARD, a female-centric non-profit theatre and activism company that encourages and supports girls to amplify their underrepresented voices to create original work that unpacks their thoughts and concerns about political issues. GIRL BE HEARD has performed at TED conferences, The White House, The United Nation, and they’ve even toured…

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Added by Gender Bent on February 12, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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