H. Melt is a transqueer poet and artist and the author of SIRvival in the Second City: Transqueer Chicago Poems. They live in Chicago.
Why Black Queer Activists Engaged in Civil Disobedience at Chicago Gay Pride Parade
"We tried to make it clear that we’re not looking to transform Pride, but have the larger LGBT community, mostly gay and lesbian cisgender white folks, understand what it means to invest in communities of color that are trans and queer."
Do Chicago’s Mayoral Candidates Care About Queer and Trans Chicagoans?
Only one candidate has staked out a strong position in favor of LGBTQ rights—and it isn't Rahm Emanuel.