Zami: A New Spelling of My Name is a biomythography by Audre Lorde. Lorde defines “Zami” as “a Carriacou name for women who work together as friends and lovers.” She was a leading Black poet and essayist who gave voice to issues of race, gender and sexuality.
This Netflix original documentary Disclosure, explores transgender representation on television and in the movies. The documentary premiered at Sundance earlier this year to rave reviews and features a star-studded cast including Laverne Cox, Lilly Wachowski, Yance Ford, MJ Rodriguez, Jamie Clayton, and Chaz Bono.
Not to be confused with bell hooks’ “Killing Rage” book, if you are looking for a short, but important read, look no further than hooks “Killing Rage: Militant Resistance” Essay. A quick Google search will bring you to the four-page PDF. The book is also a good read.
Formerly known as the Healing Justice Podcast, Irresistible celebrates the many traditions of movement leaders, cultural workers, and spiritual teachers who remind people to embody the liberation they are pursuing.
If you haven’t seen Pose yet, you are seriously missing out on some of the queerest television out there. Season 2 of this extraordinarily diverse drama explores ballroom culture and the AIDS epidemic, and landed on Netflix on June 11. Make sure you get your tissues ready.