Gender & Sexuality
by Jorge Rivas on March 25 2013, 2:22PM
Adria Richards, the developer evangelist who was fired after tweeting an image of two men she heard making sexist jokes, may have a strong case if she decides to take her former employer to court.
by Akiba Solomon on March 20 2013, 1:30PM
Sexual violence is horrible. It’s also an extremely complicated issue to handle online. That’s why we need to help each other sort it out, take a break if needed—and allow room for the complexity of human compassion.
by Jorge Rivas on March 18 2013, 11:52AM
The new directive could further dissuade victims from coming forward.
by Nia King on March 11 2013, 8:16AM
Are New York’s controversial new ads to stop teen pregnancy racist? Colorlines readers sound off.
by Jamilah King on March 6 2013, 9:23AM
by Jorge Rivas on March 1 2013, 12:46PM
Black females disproportionately affected.
by Jamilah King on March 1 2013, 9:49AM
The promising politician was found dead this week in Mississippi.
by Jamilah King on March 1 2013, 9:42AM
A tragic end to a promising life.
by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2013, 4:10PM
The legislation that assists victims of domestic and sexual violence passed on a vote of 286 to 138, with 199 Democrats joining 87 Republicans to reauthorize the 1994 law.
by Jamilah King on February 28 2013, 10:30AM
Scandal surrounding the former Norte Dame star is stirring all sorts of challenges for the NFL, too, from employment bias to the definition of masculinity.
by Jorge Rivas on February 5 2013, 3:28PM
Ayanbadejo also said he identified as a man with “beautiful almond coconut” skin.
by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2013, 10:43AM
Former NFL player Kwame Harris has been charged with allegedly attacking his ex-boyfriend outside a California restaurant. Harris was the San Francisco 49ers’ first-round pick in 2003 and played offensive tackle for five seasons. He also played for the Oakland…
by Jorge Rivas on January 18 2013, 11:09AM
Beyoncé Knowles tops the list and is followed by other notable actresses and models like Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston and Sienna Miller.
As many eyes turn to the Supreme Court’s ruling on federal recognition, advocates are also working to include LGBT rights in the upcoming reform bill.
by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2013, 1:28PM
Before the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” in 2011, gay and lesbian service members who were forced to leave the military because of their sexual orientation were often honorably discharged. Yet they were given only half of their discharge pay.
by Jorge Rivas on January 2 2013, 2:57PM
Just minutes in to the new year seven couples got married at City Hall in Baltimore—which is in the first state south of the Mason-Dixon Line to legalize same-sex marriage.
by Jorge Rivas on December 12 2012, 11:45AM
The nation’s most well known all-male college for black men, announced this week this week announced a new course focusing on LGBT pop culture, history and society.
by Jorge Rivas on December 5 2012, 2:31PM
In 2010 alone, there were at least 19,000 intra-military sexual assaults, according to the Defense Department.
by Channing Kennedy on November 30 2012, 8:57AM
Couldn’t make it to Facing Race 2012? Watch the full 70-minute plenary session on race, gender and the spaces in between.