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.
“We cannot wait for trickle down policies to create change for our community. We have to create visibility and accountability so that we have the opportunity to tell our stories and survive another day.”
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.
“[ICE] should not be detaining transgender women, period.”
Everything we know about last night’s events, the legal realities, and what you can do right now to help.
“It is a crystal clear, paint-by-the-numbers picture of chronic police hostility toward African-Americans. This is anti-blackness in America. Make no mistake.”
Surrogacy agencies within and without the United States are using legal loopholes to profit from poor women and women of color’s bodies.
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.
It’s not the focus on male victims of domestic violence that’s “misguided,” but rather fighting each other instead of the men at the top.
The prosecution argued he acted recklessly.
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“The all-too-real worries and fear of coming forward as a queer victim of abuse and sexual assault run the gamut. Beyond the base erroneous idea that assault can’t happen, or doesn’t happen, between queer folk, especially women, or if it does it isn’t as “bad,” there’s the fear of how coming forward will be received in regards to your orientation or gender, regardless who assaulted you.”
People view women as easy targets, so negotiators opportunistically lie through their teeth. Oh, the joys of being a woman.