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The BK Nation INTERVIEW with Eve Ensler @VDay

By Kevin Powell I cannot even remember how I first heard the name Eve Ensler, but I know it was right around the time, many years back, when her play The Vagina Monologues, came into my consciousness. It was the …...
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Harassed

By Christina Stopka-Rinnert When people ask me if I ever experienced sexual harassment or violence while I was on active duty in the Marine Corps, it takes me a few moments to respond. Not because it didn’t happen – it &...

Ashes Beneath Creation

By Mia Legg Another bang cracks dawn. Each fire gains height. Iran just knows love. Muhammad needs only prayer, quickly. Rested souls take under vicious weapons. “…X, Y, and Z,” sings the boy, as he walks through the nig...

Selena in Drag

By Verónica Reyes Nestled in the heat of El Paso, the Sun City across a gas station on vacant Stanton Avenue there sat, near gay boys’ nightly heaven, a bar and Selena Fashion Boutique smiling to the sky The sun …...

You Want Poems

By jessica Care moore when u are a woman when u are brown when u are brave when u walk over glass like water when u know your eyes are borrowed like time. when u peel off your skin for …