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Gender & Sexuality
Voting rights restored to former felons in Florida, but lawmakers may add legal hurdles
Cyntoia Brown’s clemency is a glimmer of hope for Black girls and the ones who protect them
APA says ‘masculinity identity’ is linked to homophobia and misogyny in new report
Jameek Lowery went to cops for help, warned they’d kill him on FB live, then died in their custody
2nd Black gay man has died in the home of prominent liberal donor and white gay “ally” Ed Buck
5 Israeli teenagers arrested for the fatal stoning of a Palestinian woman ahead of elections
Tennessee governor Bill Haslam grants Cyntoia Brown clemency after serving 15 years
Police still can’t find 7 y/o Jazmine Barnes’ killer as an older shooting gains suspicion
After shooting threats, lawsuits, & many celebrities refusing to appear, Lifetime’s ‘Surviving R. Kelly’ premieres
NYC to allow people to change gender or choose gender-neutral option on birth certificates
Netflix pulls episode of ‘Patriot Act’ critical of Saudi government at their request, draws criticism
Reconciling ‘glorious healing’ & the ‘loving refusal’ of intracommunal violence in an era of disposability
Organizers of California Women’s March cancel event over concerns that it’s ‘too white’
Sudanese doctors and journalists go on strike against government in midst of deadly protests
Comic: I’ll believe The Lord is against homosexuality when he tells me
Why do so many others want to claim Blackness if it means oppression?
To force Muslims to assimilate, Denmark requires all to shake hands in citizenship ceremonies
Hungary is in revolt over a draconian overtime bill workers are calling a “slave law”
Parents outraged as New Orleans votes to become the first major city in America with an all charter school system
Several killed in protests and riots against Sudanese government over soaring prices
New report details China’s drastic measures to silence opposition and activists
Senate passes the First Step Act with notable bipartisan support. What comes next?
Detroit pastor charged with murder of Black trans activist Kelly Stough
Tennessee Governor will give answer on Cyntoia Brown’s clemency before he leaves office
After viral video of NYPD snatching baby from her arms as she waited for a child care voucher, Jazmine Headley has charges dropped
U.S. Supreme Court secures a surprise win for Planned Parenthood… for now
A Black woman-led Philly non-profit hopes to revolutionize how we teach sex ed to girls
Marc Lamont Hill was fired for telling the truth about the Palestinian resistance
Dollar stores replace grocery stores in low-income Black communities at alarming rates, one town is fighting the surge
The bar for white “allies” is absurdly low and I’m tired of watching them be praised for reaching it
COVID-19 or not, Black folks are building virtual spaces of joy, intimacy and tenderness
Reminders and affirmations to help you through quarantine
Now is an opportunity for Black folks to reimagine what constitutes loss
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