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Andie Ngeleka
Andie Ngeleka is a lesbian writer, comedian and filmmaker based in Los Angeles.

When you think of the blueprint chaotic bisexual, perhaps Megan Fox in Jennifer’s Body and less murderously in New Girl comes to mind. Or maybe pre Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie in just her regular life. Or maybe you think about the girl you met on Tinder that pretended not to…


M’bissine Thérèse Diop as Diouana in Black Girl (1966)

The French version of Ousmane Sembène’s film title, La Noire de (1966), translates directly to “the Black woman of” or “someone’s Black woman.” This translation implies that in the supposed postcolonial world the film is set in, the Black woman still belongs to someone that isn’t herself. Sembène’s utility of…


On coming out and shame

Image: Tuomas Lehtinen / Getty Images

Dick Gregory’s “Shame” always reminds me of a story my father once told me about how he used to have to walk so far to school that by the time he got there his uniform was dirty and sweaty. My father told me that story because he wanted me to…

Andie Ngeleka

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