In Moonlight Black Boys Find Love

by Nicole Chavez On Thursday night, November 2, the Queer People of Color Coalition, along with the Yale Film Society, hosted a screening of the widely acclaimed new film Moonlight. Directed by Barry Jenkins and partially based on Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue, Moonlight tells the story of a young,…

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The Death of Vine

by Karen Marks On Thursday, October 27, Twitter announced that over the next few months it would phase out the video app, Vine, due to financial reasons. After ten months of foolishness including a plague of clowns and a looming election that satirizes itself, 2016 still manages to outdo itself. While Vine wasn’t necessarily a…

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How to Get Away with Too-High Stakes

by Sohum Pal How to Get Away with Murder is one of ABC’s most popular shows–and for good reason. It is a “prestige drama” in every sense of the phrase: its characters inevitably embody wealth and privilege, if sometimes hard-earned; the primary plot device, training in the work of the law at a upper-tier university,…

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