Liana DeMasi

Liana DeMasi

A queer, Brooklyn-based, New York-bred journalist, author, copywriter, and MFA Fiction Candidate at City College.
Jul
27
Whose America is it, Anyway?

Whose America is it, Anyway?

Top stories related to the LGBTQ+ community.
4 min read
Jul
14
SCOTUS, DeSantis, and Existential Dread

SCOTUS, DeSantis, and Existential Dread

The SCOTUS decided to end Pride Month exactly as expected and DeSantis is getting weirder by the minute, but I promise there’s joy amidst all this mess.
4 min read
Jun
29
Reflecting and Looking Ahead as Pride Month Comes to a Close

Reflecting and Looking Ahead as Pride Month Comes to a Close

As the rainbows start to come down and the glitter fades, how can we support the LGBTQ+ community year round?
6 min read
Jun
08
Pride 101: Centering Joy Amidst Atrocity

Pride 101: Centering Joy Amidst Atrocity

This month is about joy, visibility, and the reality of our situation.
4 min read
Jun
01
Happy Pride From OptOut!

Happy Pride From OptOut!

This month is about pride, joy, and visibility, but it’s also about protest, activism, and fierce allyship.
2 min read
May
26
Don’t Say DeSantis

Don’t Say DeSantis

Yet another dreaded 2024 announcement and some facts about the state of the LGBTQ+ union.
6 min read
May
11
‘Saying the Quiet Part Loud’: The GOP Is Telling Us Exactly What It Means

‘Saying the Quiet Part Loud’: The GOP Is Telling Us Exactly What It Means

It’s clearly not all about “care and concern,” but when will that be clear to its base?
5 min read
Apr
27
The GOP’s Genocidal Plans Against the Trans Community

The GOP’s Genocidal Plans Against the Trans Community

You only have to look at history’s playbook to understand the glaring signs of current and pending catastrophe.
4 min read
Apr
03
🏳️‍⚧️ PODCAST: Imara Jones on the Anti-Trans Hate Machine

🏳️‍⚧️ PODCAST: Imara Jones on the Anti-Trans Hate Machine

Listen to our conversation with TransLash creator Imara Jones.
1 min read
Mar
24
The GOP’s Terrifying Obsession With Erasing LGBTQ+ People

The GOP’s Terrifying Obsession With Erasing LGBTQ+ People

Banning books, drag, and gender-affirming care are overt attempts to ban our very lives.
11 min read