Simply put, food and race are undoubtedly linked. Grocery store availability is associated with income and race. Fast-food chains aggressively occupy space in neighborhoods with high concentrations of Black folks. Food apartheid may be a newer term, but this is not a new issue.
Jun 21. 2021
For years, the flag has served as an iconic reminder of the existence of LGBTQ+ folx of all stripes, our resilience, and even merely a symbol that someplace—a coffee shop, a bookstore, a bar, or a school—was a safe haven, an affirming space.
Feb 25. 2021
Jan 17. 2021
When people talk about Dr. King, extolling the message of peaceful protest, they only tell half the story, despite his intent to position peaceful protest on the part of Black and white protestors in direct contrast to the establishment response, which was most often, rage.
Jun 18. 2020
For most of my life, I’d felt, at best, reduced by the label “male,” and at worst, misgendered. All around me, it seemed people were having the same conversations with themselves that I’d been having for years. Rather than hide any aspect of myself, I decided to honor every part of myself, every layer of my identity. I’m a human being; my existence is reason enough for affirmation.
Jun 09. 2020
Trans women of color have a legacy of claiming space in social movements and holding that space for anyone who needs it, even when the people who need it are the people who marginalize them.