Gender & Sexuality
by Jorge Rivas on May 18 2012, 9:08AM
And Colorlines.com gender matters blogger Akiba Solomon notes that the opposition to VAWA doesn’t just affect women.
by Hatty Lee on May 16 2012, 9:20AM
Colorlines.com Art Director Hatty Lee chats with Deborah Enrile Lao about a new project that hopes to inspire young Asian American men.
by Jorge Rivas on May 15 2012, 11:40AM
The teen’s alleged attacker, Khyran R. Delay, 34, has been charged with battery.
by Channing Kennedy on May 14 2012, 9:00AM
The Colorlines.com community reacts with mixed feelings to Obama’s historic statement.
by Kenyon Farrow on May 11 2012, 9:01AM
Pundits are obsessing over what black voters think about same-sex marriage. It’s the wrong question. Strong, new coalitions are growing around a far broader social justice fight for all the relationships and families the right fears and demonizes.
by Jorge Rivas on May 9 2012, 3:28PM
President Barack Obama affirmed his support for gay marriage on Wednesday. The big news here is that he actually used the word marriage—not civil union.
by Akiba Solomon on May 9 2012, 9:48AM
These two women-centered series are full of flaws, yet I can’t turn them off.
by Kenyon Farrow on May 4 2012, 10:00AM
From CeCe McDonald to Trayvon Martin, the question of whether black victims of violence are supposedly “innocent” is irrelevant. What matters it that black and transgender bodies are often under siege, and sometimes we must fight back.
by Jamilah King on May 3 2012, 9:18AM
Billy Navarro of the Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition talks about the fight to end transphobia on the streets, and in the criminal justice system.
by Akiba Solomon on May 2 2012, 9:13AM
While the Republican-dominated Lone Star state dukes it out with Planned Parenthood, poor patients who rely on the state’s Women’s Health Program are in limbo
Legislators can easily conjure up stories, with accompanying stereotypes, about crack-addicted babies and their mothers, but what’s really behind the antagonism toward moms?
by Akiba Solomon on April 26 2012, 9:45AM
At just 36, DJ Kuttin Kandi has a pacemaker, mounting medical bills and the courage to tell her story. Here, she explains what size, race and bias have to do with her heart.
by Shani O. Hilton on April 24 2012, 5:04PM
The Equal Opportunity Employment Commission says Mia Macy, a transgender federal employee, can in fact file a bias claim under Title VII after being denied a job her gender identity.
by Jorge Rivas on April 16 2012, 11:29AM
Kai Wright, Editorial Director of Colorlines.com, joined the Melissa Harris-Perry Show on MSNBC to discuss the Obama administration’s recent updates to non-discrimination policies that now encompass sexual orientation and gender identity.
by Brentin Mock on April 16 2012, 9:06AM
Thanks to strict, new voter ID laws that have swept through states, transgender citizens and others whose gender identities don’t match the state’s declaration of it may not be ale to vote in November.
by Akiba Solomon on April 12 2012, 10:21AM
Washington Blade editor Kevin Naff accuses LGBT organizations of race-baiting by supporting Trayvon Martin—revealing that, for Naff, the struggle for LGBT human rights is mere window dressing.
by Jorge Rivas on April 10 2012, 11:14AM
A collective of LGBT students at Brigham Young University, the nation’s largest religious university owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, have created a video that speaks to other LGBT mormon youth.
by Mónica Novoa on March 27 2012, 10:58AM
Monica Novoa speaks with Leilani Montes, a transnational mujer who celebrates and weaves the roles of organizer and advocate across her professional, activist and personal life.
by Jorge Rivas on March 22 2012, 5:26PM
Former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi, who was convicted last week of a hate crime for spying on his gay roommate’s date, will make his first primetime television interview on Friday night.