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Black People Gays Should Know: Rebecca Walker

Enter Rebecca Walker and her book One Big Happy Family: 18 Writers Talk About Polyamory, Open Adoption, Mixed Marriage, Househusbandry, Single Motherhood, and Other Realities of Truly Modern Love. Rebecca's been a person to know since Time Magazine named her one of the World's 25 Most Influential Leaders. But long before that, she was making headlines, editing the quintessential book on feminism for those of us who came after burning bras, To Be Real, and travelling the world on the "Rock the Vote" tour bus for the Clinton's registering voters or starting the Third Wave Foundation.

Black People White Gays Should Know: Introducing Katina Parker

Katina Parker's passion is evident. Her passion is using a vast social network to rebuild the City of New Orleans, a feast of culture, music, food and freedom of expression that lost much of its richness in 2005’s Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. 

Black People White Gays Should Know: Dr. Mignon Moore

In her ongoing series of columns writer Taj Paxton introduces SheWired readers to Dr. Mignon Moore, also known as 'Professor Hottie.' Moore shares her views on Prop 8, the use of 'Civil Rights' to describe the gay marriage movement and more...

Black People White Gays Should Know: Introducing Staceyann Chin

Taj Paxton is a writer and bridge builder. This column is a provocative yet real door to open communication across all of our multiple identities. For her debut column, Taj profiles poet, writer, lesbian, activist and so much more, Staceyann Chin. 'Her name has become synonymous with words like razor-sharp, fierce, feminist, radical lesbian, and heard most frequently, 'that mixed-race girl from Def Poetry Slam with the big hair'.  All those phrases can be used to describe her.'