Gay Mag
Published in

Gay Mag

Notes on Power in a Pandemic

Grappling with the uncertainties of the way we are living now

Credit: Alessandro Vasari/Archivio Vasari/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images


ItIt is nearly impossible to avoid thinking about power during an election year. Politicians with varying degrees of talent engage in years of pageantry as they try to convince the most people that they are the best candidate to assume the American presidency. They try to convince us…




A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

Recommended from Medium

Who do you believe during this Pandemic? Scientist or the Media?

Good reasons for caution

What the WHO Really Meant Regarding Asymptomatic Spread

Why We Need A New Platform for Population Health

“U.S. could roll out J&J vaccine next week.” This is good news!

Trump’s America First Policy, Biden’s Vaccines.

In self-defense — I KILL THEE CORONAVIRUS — On Guard!

This Global pandemic happened many people learn from alot of things, We never expected to be like…

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Roxane Gay

Roxane Gay

I write. I want a tiny baby elephant. If you clap, I clap back. Books.: Ayiti, Untamed State, Bad Feminist. Difficult Women, World of Wakanda 1–5, Hunger.

More from Medium

On (Not) Writing Your Trauma

On Sid and Nancy

Some Days, I Don’t Want to Put On a Brave Face

Pie Is Better Than Cake