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“I wasn’t hired because I am trans. And in more than half the country—twenty-nine states, in fact —that’s perfectly legal.” Read more

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How do we make America what America must become? Read more

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Like all LGBTQ people, I am layered. I cannot be viewed as just black or queer or a mother. Politicians and policy makers must understand all of these complexities. Read more

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Thus far in 2019, at least twelve black transgender women have been murdered. Read more

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In terms of how I feel, as a lesbian of African descent, I am not an American, not completely. Read more

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Jeff Abbott

“On the global level, these conservative organizations and churches are organized.” Read more

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Lack of access to hormone replacement therapy at most U.S. colleges and universities impacts many trans students at a critical time: their transitions. Read more

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Diné Equality

Prior to colonization, American Indians had their own values of tolerance and acceptance. Forgetting those values not only threatens our tradition, but our right to tribal sovereignty. Read more

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Andrew Blumenfeld

The Democratic candidate is a long-time advocate of privatizing schools whose stable of problematic funders includes the ‘man behind Prop 8.’ Read more

Public School Shakedown

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Stephanie Astono Salim

Marriage equality in the United States is a vulnerable right. It was gained in a courtroom, and that is where it could be lost. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

The Vice President is just as scary as his unhinged colleague, and is arguably worse for the LGBTQ+ community. Read more

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Letting transgender people serve openly in the military has now been made a test of our nation’s tolerance. To date, we have a passing grade. When will we retake that test and fail? Read more

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LGTBQ+ people are six times more likely than the rest of the prison population to be sexually assaulted. Read more

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Noah Phillips

A growing list of over seventy volunteers are helping train New Yorkers to stand together and “get some courage.” Read more

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Nathaniel Brooks

An interview with Michael Kirk, a dedicated fighter for economic justice, income equality, and racial justice issues. Read more

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Jennifer Towne

From the ground of Chicago’s rally, there was no end in sight to the crowd. Read more

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"Honey, hide the sharp knives." Read more

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Public education advocates prepare for the upcoming administration. Read more

Public School Shakedown

His should be a household name. Read more

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