Raising the minimum wage is a critical piece in a complex puzzle of alleviating economic struggle for queer and trans people.
With MAP’s report, we have clear, comprehensive data that solidifies the seriousness of the problem and provides a new resource for battling it.
Sometimes, it can be hard to parse out exactly why queer and trans people have such a hard time getting by while the headlines would suggest we are advancing by leaps and bounds. On January 23rd and 24th, queer and trans people converged in New York City for the Invisible Lives, Targeted Bodies Conference to explore how the struggle for queer and trans justice and liberation is inextricably linked to struggles for economic, racial, immigrant, disability and reproductive justice.
A new report from SAGE lays out what you need to know the lives and experiences of aging LGBT people.
“Anti-LGBT laws make people economically insecure and they disproportionately affect those who are most vulnerable within the LGBT community. They hurt you and kick you when you’re down.”
I’m rarely (never?) interested in cars, but Tesla’s announcement just made the field a lot more interesting. So that’s something.
“Good Girls” reminds us that patriarchy is not only a tool for men, but a tool for women with other privileged identities to use against women with marginalized identities.
Senate Republicans decide that raising the minimum wage would hurt people, which sounds economically inaccurate.
Thirty-one percent of women workers who would benefit from an increase of the minimum wage are parents of children. No doubt, raising the minimum wage would make an incredible difference in the lives of women and families in the U.S.
When we hear about legislation like the 2014 Farm Bill, we don’t and we won’t hear the mainstream media talking about queer people.
“QEJ will always be a philosophy. If you are a queer, you can be for economic justice. …You don’t have to have a 501(c)(3).”
I know you’re thinking it’s definitely because of the 205 draconian abortion laws enacted over the past few years, but this study actually suggests that abortion rates are going down because of birth control and family planning. And the economy.
With austerity here to stay and far-right parties on the rise, it is time now more than ever to recognise that queer liberation cannot be disentangled from economic justice.
While the Senate works out its ridiculous issues, millions of Americans will be waiting for their checks.
Janet Yellen is about to become the most powerful woman in the world. Learn more about her new job and why her role is important to women in economics.
“This is the beginning of a war on an economy that makes certain people vulnerable so a select few can survive.”
Carmen’s Team Pick: The Strike Debt Rolling Jubilee is bailing the rest of us out. And it starts today.
The dean of Simmons College MBA program says her school’s on the right track.
In which we use adorable infographics to break down the economics of gay marriage in NYC.
So if Romney wins you’re going to move to Canada? You should probs read this before you pack your Prius.