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Shelli Nicole is a Detroit-raised, Chicago-based queer writer whose work on race, sexuality, and pop culture has appeared on Autostraddle, Bustle, TalkPoverty & HelloGiggles. Follow her at
Shelli Nicole’s Recent Articles
Mar 15, 2022
The Best Relationship Shows to Binge on discovery+ Right Now
Love is in the air—and on TV.
Jan 19, 2022
Everything You Need to Eat, Drink, and Do in Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood
From art galleries and record shops to swanky cocktails and the best carnitas in town.
Nov 23, 2021
Celebrate Small Business Saturday at These Chicago Shops
Make a big impact by shopping small.
Oct 25, 2021
Netflix's Sexy Vampire Movie 'Night Teeth' Brings Out Human Kegs and Lots of Leather
Some maybe-kinda-sorta-queer vamps prowl the streets of Los Angeles over the course of a night to settle an old score.
Oct 6, 2021
The Best LGBTQ+ Bars, Parties, and Event Collectives in Chicago
Here, queer, and ready to rage.
Sep 21, 2021
Netflix's Korean Horror Series 'Squid Game' Plays Deadly Kids' Games for Tons of Cash
There's a twisted lesson about not losing your sense of childhood whimsy among the exploitation of the poor.
Sep 20, 2021
Why Eric and Adam's Relationship in 'Sex Education' Is So Incredibly Frustrating
Having a queer Black character fall for their tormentor is... a choice.
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