Reflecting on the Challenges of Telling Femme, Black, Queer Stories
In writing for TV, I’m committed to doing what I can to wave the Black-femme-boy flag. We deserve to be heroes.
fastidiousSoap Opera DigestAnother WorldThe Bold and the BeautifulThis boy is turning into a sissy.
I’m a man, and you’re a faggot.
In Living Color
Menace II Society Carlito’s WayFamily MattersParty of Five
Revenge of the NerdsMannequinIn Living Color
too tootoo The Office Everybody Hates Chris
Black & African-American LGBTQ Youth Report
PoseA Strange Loop
Rasheed Newson is the author of My Government Means to Kill Me, and the co-showrunner of Bel-Air.
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As a Queer Author, I Thought I Had to Come Out Before My Books Did
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