People shared stories of discrimination, bullying and fear of oppression and why they just want to be free to be themselves in their home state.
Say their names: Lamia Beard. Ty Underwood. Goddess Edwards. May they rest in power.
“Do you believe in UFOs, astral projections, transmisogyny, ESP, bisexuals, spirit photography, the feminist movement, full trance mediums, the Loch Ness monster, and the theory of Gender as a Social Construct?”
On January 27th, activists from around the country will converge on Jacksonville and in their home cities to stand in solidarity with Alexander on the day of her release and bring visibility to women who have been targeted for their resilience and survival.
“We recognize that not even a Black President will pronounce our truths. We must continue the task of making America uncomfortable about institutional racism. Together, we will re-imagine what is possible and build a system that is designed for Blackness to thrive.”
“Last night President Obama addressed the nation on a number of pressing issues ranging from Instagram to middle-class economics to the fact that climate change exists.”
Seriously Carrie Brownstein could tell me to buy her dinner and I’d be like “No problem Carrie Brownstein. I’m a little tight for cash right now but you get that steak tartare.”
Alternative forms of protest are necessary to make activism accessible. Sometimes, they’re even more effective at creating change than a permitted march.
The youth work group LGBT Youth North West just received a grant to take over the Joyce Layland LGBT Centre in Manchester and determine the feasibility of opening a school specifically for LGBT students.
Just one month into the new year, lawmakers across the country are introducing bills to erode LGBT rights any way they can.
Statements and changes on a number of important fronts came from the Attorney General and from Rikers Island this week.
The Supreme Court will decide on the constitutionality of marriage equality rights sometime this summer.
Studies like this are vital, even if they all say the same depressing thing, because they force people to confront the real impacts of biphobia and discrimination.
Victims/survivors in general are expected to seek help from law enforcement to escape from abusive relationships, but the police are sometimes the most dangerous and threatening forces in the lives of marginalized folks, even those who have an abusive partner, friend, or relative. For that reason, community support is central to assisting victims and survivors of domestic violence.
This case has already been successful in winning a platform for trans voices to raise public awareness about the contradictions and dangers of the prison system.
If you’re in the startup business, it’s hard to find investing groups or startups to invest in that aren’t dominated by men. Luckily, that’s changing.
Her name is Tanya Spears and she’s here to be smarter, stronger and cooler than all your favs!
The bombing happened shortly before 11 a.m. with three employees in the building, back for their first day of regular work following the holidays. The building that houses the NAACP office is also home to an income tax center and Mr. G’s Hair Design Studio, a salon with predominantly Black customers.
The Price of Salt is the first lesbian pulp to be made into a movie, and one with a multi-million dollar budget.
In addition to fighting for reforms within the prison system, we can keep people out of prison in the first place.