Monster Bar Owner Shuns Accountability: “this is a campaign to smear and assassinate character”

In an exclusive interview with Monster Bar’s owner Charlie Rice, New Now Next releases some very interesting and upsetting information. In case you hadn’t heard, over the weekend, national treasure and drag queen extraordinaire Honey Davenport cancelled her performance at the iconic venue in light of racist conversations that had previously unfolded over the promotion […]

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The QPOC Calendar

Happy Pride! We are happy to announce the release of THISQPOCLIFE’s very first Event Calendar.  Start Your Pride Right with our Calendar! We’ve compiled events that are perfect for Your Queer P.O.C. LIFE!! Make sure to share with your friends. Get together this summer & nurture a community of inclusion. Please visit & share >> […]

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Community Post Calling: Your Favorite NYC QPOC Spots

Category is... NYC QPOC SPOTS

COMMUNITY POST CALLING: Our friends over at Thrillist made this post a couple of years ago and recently updated it. Best Gay Bars in NYC. Notice anything lacking? Like… Melanin? Seems about white.   It was brought to our attention that some QPOC calling this out by commenting on the post have allegedly had their […]

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Iowa Old Navy Store Accused of Racial Profiling

UPDATE: Liz Nunan of Gap Inc. responded to my email stating: At Old Navy, and across Gap Inc., we maintain a ‘zero means zero’ policy and we are actively investigating the situation. We are a company made up of diverse people – from all backgrounds and cultures. We encourage diversity in thought, celebrate diversity in each other […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Creative Extremist

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birmingham Mugshot

The Reality of Nonviolence Today, I encourage everyone to read Martin Luther King, Jr.’s letter from a Birmingham, Alabama jail in 1963. In it, MLK, Jr. discusses the idea of “creative extremism.” (Read it here.) Most people I encounter who laud nonviolent action miscomprehend its realities. The picture is one of peaceful protests. A picture […]

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