This exhibition is meant to highlight the rich holdings found within the Black Queer Studies Collection. The materials brought together in this exhibition recognizes the cultural productions by Black queer subjects from across the African diaspora. The grounding ethos animating this exhibition is the connection between the personal and the political, the individual and the communal, the local and the global. This exhibition attempts to elucidate how the personal desires and yearnings of Black queer subjects are a metonym for a larger process of world-shifting change. This exhibition demonstrates how desire for Black queer self-making is tantamount to a desire for a world beyond normative constraints. Through creative expression and critical inquiry across multiple media and disciplines, Black queer subjects present the possibility of new ways of beings from their particular vantage point in our globalized world.