Writing

CULTURE

How the Memory of Stonewall Lives On in a Meme | July 1, 2019 | The Atlantic

Fifty Years After Stonewall, What’s the Political Role of the American Gay Bar? (Feature) | June 28, 2019 | Pacific Standard

How Beyoncé’s Cover of “Before I Let Go” Preserves and Pioneers Black Culture | April 21, 2019 | The Washington Post

The Real Power of “Pulling a Beyoncé” | April 17, 2019 | CNN

The Knotty Nostalgia of the Hardy Boys Series | Jan. 27, 2019 | The Atlantic

Spotify May Reinforce Many Music Industry Power Imbalances, but a Few Artists Are Using It to Upend Others | Jan. 23, 2019 | Slate

Celebrating the Queer Black Radical Who Wrote A Raisin in the Sun | Sept. 17, 2018 | Slate

How Lauryn Hill Educated the Music Industry 20 Years Ago | Aug. 25, 2018 | Time

Whitney Houston and the Persistent Perils of the Mainstream | July 29, 2018 | The Atlantic

How Will Pop Music Adapt to Autonomous Cars? | March 15, 2018 | Slate

Finding Love on the Dance Floor in Call Me by Your Name | Jan. 2, 2018 | The Atlantic

The Lost Boys’ Subtly Radical Vision of Family | Aug. 2, 2017 | The Atlantic

Can Gay Dating Apps Create Connections Beyond the Bedroom? | June 23, 2017 | Slate

African-American Actors Ruled Hollywood This Year | Dec. 14, 2016 | Time

The Uncommon Compassion of ‘Moonlight’ | Nov. 21, 2016 | TalkPoverty.org

The 2016 Election Exposed Deep-Seated Racism | Nov. 17, 2016 | TalkPoverty.org

What Seeing a Black Olympic Gymnast Meant to Me | Aug. 12, 2016 | Time

Beautiful Thing Is a Masterpiece of Gay Storytelling | June 22, 2016 | The Atlantic

What’s Keeping Black Students from Studying Abroad? | March 13, 2015 | The Atlantic

Why Gay People of Color Are Still Losing | Sept. 16, 2014 | The Week

 

EUROPE

Never Past: On The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present | April 2, 2019 | Los Angeles Review of Books

Is Germany’s Future Brown or Green? | Oct. 29, 2018 | Slate

The Burdens of Germany’s Next Chancellor | Sept. 22, 2017 | Foreign Affairs

Why Does Germany Have Boring Politics? | May 17, 2017 | Foreign Affairs

Hungary, Sixty Years After the Revolution | Sept. 1, 2016 | Foreign Affairs

The Strongwoman of Europe | April 6, 2016 | Foreign Affairs

The Merkel Magic | Nov. 27, 2015 | Foreign Affairs

Xenophobic Violence in the Former East Germany | Oct. 2, 2015 | The Washington Post

Nationalism by Another Name | Feb. 10, 2015 | Fletcher Forum of World Affairs

Ireland Is Having a Gay Moment | Jan. 27, 2015 | Slate

Germany’s Wall That Didn’t Fall | Nov. 8, 2014 | Time

 

ASIA

Democracy Wasn’t the Panacea for Myanmar | Oct. 7, 2017 | Los Angeles Review of Books

Japan, the United States, and Public Memory | Nov. 24, 2016 | Foreign Affairs

United States Urged to Renew Burma Sanctions | May 10, 2016 | The Irrawaddy

Myanmar’s Newfound Democracy Has an LGBTQ Blindspot | March 29, 2016 | Slate

Same Silencing of Burma’s LGBTQ Citizens? | Feb. 11, 2016 | The Irrawaddy

How Europe Can Help the Rohingya | Jan. 27, 2016 | Foreign Policy

The Limits of European Power in Burma | Oct. 14, 2015 | The Irrawaddy

The United States of Myanmar? | Aug. 10, 2015 | Foreign Policy

Myanmar, Interrupted | July 16, 2015 | Foreign Policy