Kindr

Why a #Kindr World Isn’t Possible

Earlier this year, the well-known gay social messaging/hook up app Grindr announced their anti-racism, HIV, fatphobia and anti-ignorance campaign named #Kindr. This has come after many Grindr users have lamented having very negative experiences while using the app from other users. These experiences are all linked to immutable identifying characteristics that form the identities of […]

Is Carnival Inherently Homophobic, Transphobic and Misogynistic?

As a young man of Dominican descent, Carnival is incredibly important to me. With my two remaining grandparents enjoying their twilight years, each passing year highlights the importance of keeping our traditions alive. Playing Mas (dressing up in costume as a Masquerader) not only connects West Indians (specifically those from Eastern Caribbean islands where pre-Lenten […]