Gender & Sexuality
by Jorge Rivas on June 5 2012, 1:20PM
San Francisco’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided it will not revisit the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 gay marriage ban.
by Jorge Rivas on June 4 2012, 4:41PM
The group, Mormons Building Bridges, said they wanted to send a message of love to the state’s LGBT community, a message they believe is compatible with their faith.
by Jorge Rivas on June 4 2012, 3:28PM
Minnesota will initially house new inmate CeCe McDonald as a male.
by Akiba Solomon on May 31 2012, 8:59AM
The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2012 claims to protect Asian children. But it is a slight variation of a familiar formula: Race-bait, cry crocodile tears about sexism—then police the wombs of women of color.
by Jorge Rivas on May 29 2012, 4:44PM
A New Orleans health center was destroyed in a suspicious fire last week.
by Jorge Rivas on May 29 2012, 4:06PM
James O’Keefe’s legacy is alive in Lila Rose’s new abortion attack video.
by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 12:04PM
The majority of those surveyed said Obama’s stance on gay marriage will not play a big role in their vote for president.
by Akiba Solomon on May 23 2012, 10:07AM
Research shows that men in female-dominated fields make more money and advance more quickly—until you control for race.
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.