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Retrieved August 29, Retrieved October 22, For a long period of time I stopped writing, and tried to understand why I had erased myself in my own work. Beam was both inspired by the work of black lesbians and feminists, and felt that such a specifically oriented collection was crucial in a time of political and bodily devastation for the gay black community. Beatty later stated that he had mistakenly been given the duplicate Best Actress envelope, for which Emma Stone had won for her role in La La Land several minutes prior. A major theme of Moonlight is the black male identity and its interactions with sexual identity. The literary magazine only published one issue, and was met with widespread disapproval from black intellectuals.