Two trans women were shot in the Palmer Park Neighborhood of Detroit this week. The local Detroit media repeatedly misgendered them and erroneously implied that they may have been sex workers.
The track finally puts to rest the empty calls for “peace” amidst ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri since the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Y’all, if Florida can do it…
Topics in the news and on our radar range from Harriet the Spy to stretch marks to police violence.
After insisting Rachel would have to attend school “as a boy,” Middletown Township Public Schools is now working to accommodate the middle schooler, who began transitioning this summer.
Without any repercussions for police violence that started on Wednesday, or any justice for protesters mourning Michael Brown, a dystopian reality is continuing to develop in Ferguson.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has been indicted on felony corruption charges for attempting to strong-arm Austin District Attorney out of office through by vetoing funding to anti-corruption office.
Barneys New York has been fined $525,000 by New York State Attorney General’s office in response to several incidences in which brown and black customers of Barneys were pursued, cuffed and detained under grounds of suspicion of credit card fraud and/or shoplifting.
Everything we know about last night’s events, the legal realities, and what you can do right now to help.
Someone has been commenting on Jezebel with violent, pornographic gifs, and they can’t do anything about it.
Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams died in his home Monday, according to Marin County Sheriff’s Office. We remember some of his best work.
The prosecution argued he acted recklessly.
We’re talking sports, feminism, kids today, and Spice World!
People view women as easy targets, so negotiators opportunistically lie through their teeth. Oh, the joys of being a woman.
Following a recent string of violence against trans women of color in the D.C. area, a 15 year-old trans girl was stabbed in the back this Wednesday while she was riding a Metro train with some of her teenage friends.
LGBT people are leaving some of America’s famously gay neighborhoods but cool projects are highlighting feminism, queer families in children’s books, and masculine of center fashion.
Although it would’ve seemed unbelievable not too long ago that a straight person would risk being mistaken for LGBTQ while on the job market, apparently some straight MBA students these days are being told by their teachers to attend LGBTQ career fairs.
By creating this “For Girls” section of their site and featuring the Barbie products, the Girl Scouts have made a dramatic shift in their branding and in the language they use to describe their girls, which up until now has been pretty conscious of making the “girl” in Girl Scouts mean a lot of different things.
Florida’s recent gay marriage ruling is not definitive but it raises the question of when this issue will reach its way up the the Supreme Court and also makes me consider how strange it is to be in this inbetween time where it is legal in some places and not in others.
“The need for hate crime legislation for the state that covers gender identity/expression and sexuality is, of course, paramount, but it strikes me as odd that in a case in which more factors than just sexuality or gender expression were present, that only that was touched upon, both in the coverage by major news sources and what the “hate” would be constituted as.”