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Zach Stafford

Zach Stafford is an award-winning journalist who recently served as editor-at-large of BuzzFeed, was the first Black editor-in-chief of The Advocate, and worked as an investigative journalist at The Guardian. 

Zach Stafford is an award-winning journalist who recently served as editor-at-large of BuzzFeed, was the first Black editor-in-chief of The Advocate, and worked as an investigative journalist at The Guardian. 

Latest from Zach Stafford

38d ago

Jussie Smollett being found guilty of hoax will hurt LGBTQ folks reporting hate crimes

Jussie Smollett guilty verdict will be used by Trump supporters to prove Democrats wrongly label them villains.
53d ago

Ahmaud Arbery's killers being found guilty brings a small measure of relief

It's been a hard time during the almost 10 years since Trayvon Martin was killed.
69d ago

Critical race theory panic is largely about white parents holding on to mythologies

Classrooms are more diverse, and students need to have the tools to coexist with one another.
86d ago

'School-to-prison pipeline' for Black children on shocking display in Tennessee

It's time for school officials, police officers and judges to see Black children as children.
109d ago

LGBTQ community has reason to doubt Liz Cheney's new support for gay rights

Cheney voted against gay rights legislation seven months ago.
121d ago

Lil Nas X's 'Montero' makes space for Black queer men like me

The release of Lil Nas X's album "Montero" is a moment Black gay men have been longing for.
165d ago

DaBaby's comments weren't just homophobic — they were dangerous

His anti-gay rant at Rolling Loud has gotten him canceled in every sense of the term.
204d ago

Is Pride 2021 forgetting its anti-police violence roots?

LGBTQ folks, specifically us of color, have consistently been the recipient of decades and decades of police brutality.
205d ago

This Pride Month, LGBTQ people deserve gay rights, not a temporary logo

Capitalism, even when painted in rainbows, never equates to equality — especially for LGBTQ people.
207d ago

Carl Nassib just became the only openly gay active NFL player. He won't be for long.

The recent past is littered with dashed moments of hope for LGBTQ athletes in the men's major leagues.
247d ago

The Covid-19 vaccine and PrEP both require talking about our health without shame

Vaccines lets us relax some and let down our masks. What's wrong with that?