Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and we are reminded that sustainability is inherently queer. The movement won’t — and can’t — continue without the queer community.
We interviewed seven youth activists at the first-ever United Nations Youth Climate Summit about their most optimistic visions for the future. This is what they have to say.
“Although not all of us are saving our shower water to nourish the eggplants growing next to our chicken coop, our study and several others show that we are indeed more environmentally aware than our heterosexual counterparts.”
“Environmental problems are hitting Black neighborhoods particularly hard, but going unresolved because Black lives are deemed less valuable than others. A lot of us are being left in the dark about harm being done to our environment.”
How the atmosphere is changing, literally and figuratively, in dangerous ways in Seattle’s historically LGBTQ Capitol Hill neighborhood.
As we continue watching the response to Hurricane Maria unfold, those of us who care about sustainability should be mindful of who we’re enabling to gain figurative power as well as literal.
Activist Kate Millett has died, Mean Girls on Broadway, wildfires, hurricanes, floods, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Kirsten Gillibrand, hairy legs, LGBTQ-friendly colleges, and so much more!
To solve today’s environmental issues, we need new voices, preferably voices from different parts of the population than we’ve heard from in years past. Let’s hear from some queer women rocking environmental justice.
Circumventing Trump’s disastrous plan to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, 12 states and Puerto Rico make state rights great again by creating their own climate action group. That’s great news for queers, and anyone else who needs to survive on this planet.
The Trump administration’s battle against environmental regulations and denial of climate change are terrifying, but the US isn’t the only nation that needs to do better by the planet, and fast. A scientist tells us what needs to be done, and where we can start.
Protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline have been happening since April but in the last few weeks tensions have escalated with lawsuits still hanging in the balance.
A federal court said it will make its decision next month on whether to temporarily halt construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that has sparked protests led by Native American tribes.
How do we learn from this and prevent it from happening again?
Each month, I will highlight some fun ways to use and preserve some locally grown food that is in season. By the end of the year, you should have all the tools you need to make the most out of your local produce and to stock your pantry full of delicious DIY preserves.
Tiny fish can sate your cravings without being jerks to the environment.
Maybe you met a cute girl at the vegan feminist potluck, and you’re hoping you two can go on a worm-compost shopping date followed by a discussion on our fossil fuel addiction over a nice kale salad. Maybe you want to give her a gift. We have suggestions for you!
A crazy pastor thinks that all your scissoring caused Hurricane Sandy, and Romney thinks FEMA is a bad idea. And you thought Halloween was the scariest thing happening today.