Simha Haddad is an American writer based in Southern California. She is a reporter for The Los Angeles Blade (one of America's oldest LGBT newspapers) and the author of the queer fiction novel, Somewhere on This Rainbow. Simha is also the lead writer for The Georgia Hollywood Review's LGBTQIA+ section as well as a contributor to Feminist Book Club. Her short stories and other articles have appeared in various publications.
Blog, Educate and Activate, Social Justice

A Letter About Drag Shows

In light of your recent remarks voicing your emphatic concern for the well-being and safety of children everywhere, as well as your ardent plans to ensure that children in your states remain protected from trauma, I wanted to take a moment to assure you that drag queens are not traumatizing your children. 

But uncontrolled violence is.

ECQA and Tony Hoang on queer rights
Blog, Social Justice

Equality California’s 20-Year Fight for Queer Rights 

Equality California (EQCA) is the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ civil rights organization. According to their site, they are always “striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people.” With over 180 bills passed in favor of queer rights over 20 years, EQCA has been making good on its mission in …

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Elliot Page
Blog, Social Justice

10 Reasons to Crush on Elliot Page

In addition to that piercing gaze, there is so much to love about Page that I found it hard to narrow it down to just ten reasons to crush on him. But I did it, everyone. I. Did. It.  So, without further ado, here are ten reasons to crush on Elliot Page. 

The Last Nomad
Author Interview, Blog, Social Justice

Coming of Age in the Somali Desert with Shugri Said Salh

Shugrin Said Salh’s nomadic childhood comes alive in her debut memoir, The Last Nomad: Coming of Age in the Somali Desert. At times touching, at times brutally raw, but always teeming with hope, The Last Nomad is an honest account of Shugri’s love for her war-torn country.   When did it first occur to you to share your story in …

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