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Results related to “Gender and Sexuality”

Black, Queer and in Vogue [PHOTOS] Photo

Black, Queer and in Vogue [PHOTOS]

by Kai Wright, Gerard Gaskin on September 11 2014, 7:00AM

Mainstream pop culture has spent decades mining the house ballroom scene of black LGBTQ communities for inspiration—without recognition, or pay.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality, Gender & Sexuality

 New Children's Book Series Highlights Queer Families of Color

New Children’s Book Series Highlights Queer Families of Color

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on July 29 2014, 7:00AM

A new children’s book series seeks to offer an array of queer, trans and racially diverse stories in a field that is notably lacking.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

San Francisco Teen Wears Tux, Diocese Pulls Yearbook Photo

San Francisco Teen Wears Tux, Diocese Pulls Yearbook Photo

by Jamilah King on May 16 2014, 10:29AM

#JessicasTux is trending in San Francisco.

Topics: Culture

23-Year-Old Woman Grows Beard to Get More in Touch With Femininity Play

23-Year-Old Woman Grows Beard to Get More in Touch With Femininity

by Jamilah King on February 19 2014, 11:52AM

After years of taunting, she’s not afraid to challenge gender norms.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Four Panels on Race and Gender at NYC Comic Con

Four Panels on Race and Gender at NYC Comic Con

by Von Diaz on October 10 2013, 12:00PM

Racialicious has a handy guide for thew few panels that address these issues.

Topics: /NOW

Watch This Artist Perform Gender and Virtual Vogue

Watch This Artist Perform Gender and Virtual Vogue

by Jamilah King on August 19 2013, 1:42PM

Jacolby Satterwhite puts on a new spin on dance.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Brittney Griner's Nike Contract Just the Latest of Her Barrier-Breaking Moves

Brittney Griner’s Nike Contract Just the Latest of Her Barrier-Breaking Moves

by Julianne Hing on June 3 2013, 5:14PM

What’s the WNBA rookie’s fashion sense got to do with cultural change? Everything, it turns out.

Topics: /NOW, Sports

On the Road to Refuge

by Pete Muller on September 16 2009, 12:00PM

A radical church reaches out to queer communities.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Soldiering Against

Soldiering Against “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

by Erasmo Guerra on September 3 2009, 12:00PM

Dan Choi on becoming the public face for the fight against DADT policies

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Gays Shut Out of the Parade

by Minal Hajratwala on August 19 2009, 12:00PM

This year’s organizers for the India Day Parade in Manhattan barred LGBT from joining the celebration.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Protecting Without Policing

by Yasmine Farhang on August 2 2009, 12:00PM

A proposed bill would use prisons to address violence against trans people.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Safe Haven in Peril?

by Sara Campos on July 2 2009, 12:00PM

Granted asylum 13 years ago, a domestic violence victim returns to court.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Graphic Novels That Heal

by Christina Hernandez on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

Artist Jaime Cortez creates visual narratives about AIDS, gun violence and immigration.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Q&A: Barbara Smith

by Sue Katz on September 4 2008, 12:00PM

A pioneer of feminism now uses her movement skills as an elected official in upstate New York.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Home from the Military

by Michelle Chen on July 1 2008, 12:00PM

A third of female veterans are women of color. Here are three of their stories. Also, listen to clips from their interviews.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

AUDIO: Home from the Military

by Michelle Chen on July 1 2008, 12:00PM

Listen to the stories of war veterans who are women of color.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Risking it All to Find Safety

by Kai Wright on May 1 2008, 12:00PM

Black and brown queer youth are desperately seeking space to love—and be loved. They’ll do whatever is necessary to find it.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

We’re here. We’re sexual. GET USED TO IT.

by Barbara Miner on May 1 2008, 12:00PM

Abstinence programs have failed teens of color. Now young people are telling adults to get out of the way of their sex education.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

My High School Sex Life

by Kai Wright on May 1 2008, 12:00PM

One teenager talks about getting it on, turning it off and charting her own course through a sexual coming-of-age.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Schools & Youth

Becoming a Black Man

by Daisy Hernandez on January 7 2008, 12:00PM

As more people of color transition between genders, the ways that racism is different for men and women come to the surface.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

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