James Baldwin News and Stories

Culture
There Can Be No ‘Pride’ Without Racial Justice

Editor’s Note: This article on Pride Month amidst the fight for racial justice was penned by Jessica Stern, Executive Director of OutRight Action International, an NGO that addresses human rights violations and abuses against LGBTQ people. June is Pride Month. It’s usually a time filled with parades, protests, film festivals[…]

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Film
If You Loved ‘Moonlight,’ Check Out the Director’s New Trailer Based on a Famous Bi Author’s Book

Just in time for his birthday, we’ve got our first look at ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ the new James Baldwin film from ‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins

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Culture
Call Me Back, Please: 10 Voicemails From the Mothers of Our Favorite LGBTQ Icons

We dipped into the annals of queer history to discover messages from mothers of LGBTQ icons who found themselves sent to voicemail

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Film
‘Moonlight’ Director Barry Jenkins’ New Movie Will Be a James Baldwin Adaptation

We’ve just found out what Barry Jenkins’ new film will be — an adaptation of James Baldwin’s novel ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

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