June Media Map: Disidentifications by José Esteban Muñoz
Supplement your reading of Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics by José Esteban Muñoz by exploring related music, books, TV, film, podcasts & social media accounts, with additional resources to check out. What better way to celebrate Pride Month than with media skillfully brought to life by queers of color? Enjoy!
Hardcover Hotties Collaborative Playlist.
Add your own tunes that come to mind when reading Disidentifications here!
Hijab Butch Blues by Lamya H.
The Lesbiana’s Guide to Catholic School by Sonora Reyes
Refusing Compulsory Sexuality: A Black Asexual Lens on Our Sex-Obsessed Culture by Sherronda J. Brown
High-Risk Homosexual by Edgar Gomez
Punch Me Up to the Gods by Briam Broome
You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat
My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness by Kabi Nagata
Homie by Danez Smith
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
A History of My Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt
I’m Afraid of Men by Vivek Shraya
Go Tell It On the Mountain by James Baldwin
Nia Abeni , visual artist based in London
Featuring their self- portraits taken for my final digital photography project, fueled equally by angst & tenderness, inspired by francesca woodman
Featuring custom crochet pieces for sale, “Oceanthegod was born out of an inspiring journey of self-love, growth, and development; to inspire other artists to believe in themselves and to follow their dreams while creating a more inclusive art space.”
VAZ A VER/YOU WILL SEE A Virtual Gallery Experience curated by Inés Ixierda and Xtal Azul
“Presented by the Queer Cultural Center, Vaz A Ver/ You Will See is a prediction, a prophecy, a promise, a threat. Move through this portal and bathe in divine visions for our collective queer, trans, and two-spirit post future now.”
Gallery of stills from performances put in production by Sins Invalid including Birthing, Dying, Becoming Crip Wisdom Performance
“Led by disabled people of color, Sins Invalid’s performance work explores the themes of sexuality, embodiment and the disabled body, developing provocative work where paradigms of “normal” and “sexy” are challenged, offering instead a vision of beauty and sexuality inclusive of all bodies and communities.
TV & Film
The Handmaiden (2016)
Saving Face (2004)
Paris is Burning (1990)
Framing Lesbian Fashion (1992)
The Watermelon Woman (1996)
Mosquita y Mari (2012)
Good Manners (2017)
Fresh Kill (1994)
I Dream In Another Language (2017)
Podcasts & Video Essays
Accounts to Follow
BIPOC Trans Filmmakers | Transgender Media Portal
A Columbus based online community that celebrates the art and narratives of women of color and QTPOC
Music and creative arts summer camp that provides workshops and technical training for girls, trans, & non binary youth ages 12-18 to cultivate a supportive community of peers and mentors, encourage social change, and foster the development of life skills.
Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project | QWOCMAP
A San Francisco based nonprofit that uses film to shatter stereotypes and bias, reveal the lived truth of inequality, and build community around art and activism.
The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world.
A community for women and non-binary people of color committed to transforming themselves and the world around them.
AORTA’s films center performers across a wide range of bodies and identities. Hailing from queer BDSM community and experimental performance contexts, the studio works collaboratively, prioritizing safe and enthusiastically consensual working processes. They’re obsessed with creating hot, kinky content that celebrates queer identity and explodes with destabilizing pleasure.
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