Kenyon Farrow

The Real Lesson of North Carolina's Amendment 1

by Kenyon Farrow on May 11, 2012 9:01AM

Pundits are obsessing over what black voters think about same-sex marriage. It's the wrong question. Strong, new coalitions are growing around a far broader social justice fight for all the relationships and families the right fears and demonizes.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Politics, Marriage Rights

CeCe McDonald Deserves Our Support, 'Innocent' or Not

by Kenyon Farrow on May 4, 2012 10:00AM

From CeCe McDonald to Trayvon Martin, the question of whether black victims of violence are supposedly "innocent" is irrelevant. What matters it that black and transgender bodies are often under siege, and sometimes we must fight back.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality, CeCe McDonald

A Political Obituary of Etta James

by Kenyon Farrow on Jan 24, 2012 9:09AM

James's personal and artistic journey has a lot to teach us about the shifting politics of race, class and feminist politics over the course of the last half century. Kenyon Farrow explores the late icon's history.

Topics: History, Arts & Culture, Etta James

50 Cent's New Pocketbook Values: Anti-Gay Won't Pay, Even for Hip Hop

by Kenyon Farrow on Apr 8, 2011 9:34AM

Iconic DJ Mister Cee's arrest for allegedly having commercial sex with a transgender woman is stirring an unexpected conversation in the hip-hop industry.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Mister Cee