Organizations around the U.S. understand that the barriers queer people in abusive partnerships face are related to issues that are bigger than the relationship. They envision an end to all violence faced by queer people.
Mandela devoted his life to improving the lives of all disenfranchised groups, but, right now, let’s take a look at what Mandela did for women.
Pope declares commission on sex abuse scandal, ACLU sues American Bishops, Cardinal Dolan declares he was “outmarketed” on gay marriage, and more.
Significant opposition to a UN resolution to protect women HRDs raises questions about how to balance local contexts and values with universal human rights, as well as remind us of the very real risks that these women face every day.
“This is basically all I’ve wanted all my life,” Rachel Kincaid, Senior Editor of Autostraddle, told me.
From prom to the Mormon Church, folks got a lotta ‘splainin to do.
Here are some things you need to know from a report that details the inhumane treatment faced by LGBTQ people currently detained in the U.S. and the fight to resist these massive injustices.
If you’ve ever read my devotionals and wanted to become hopelessly devoted, I’m here to help.
What if we’re all wrong about Kanye West? What if we’ll never understand him. What if he and I share a soul.
“There are a thousand ways to die from being trans. But they’re only included if they can be made as sensationalist as possible. Never mind that all these things kill you just the same.”
What’s far too often missing from the narratives of global activism is the nuances of local contexts and agency of “oppressed” people, who don’t simply sit around waiting to be saved. Here’s where the ASC comes in.
“It is true that sapphism is also to be met with in quite young girls, but only if they live in houses of prostitution or in girls’ colleges.”
We got chills and teary eyes in the first session when leaders from the southern based LGBTQ advocacy organizations we invited told us simply that we didn’t have to leave the south. I can’t remember ever having heard anyone tell me that so plainly before.
For queer women of color, intersectionality isn’t just a “concept” or a “framework” for theorists to use for mind exercise — it’s a lived experience.
Frida, as always, is flawless.
Kate Moenning, Holly Miranda, Natasha Lyonne, Lea DeLaria and more from the cast of Orange is the New Black will be talking about vagina justice, so you better tune in and watch online.
Which should change first — society or the dictionary?
Grassroots leftist organizing is happening all over the U.S. right now, across generations, race, gender, sexuality and class.