Gender & Sexuality
Advocate and athlete Colin Kaepernick earns Sports Illustrated’s distinguished Muhammad Ali Legacy Award
Kandi Burruss: From Xscape to ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ to Broadway
Jenny Lumet pens letter alleging sexual abuse by Russell Simmons, struggles with being a WOC victimized by a man of color
‘Families of Chicago’ to host a safe space for LGBTQ people of color with 2nd annual holiday banquet
Terry Crews lambasts return of agent he says groped him, while Matt Lauer is fired from ‘Today’
Rediscovering the Black Girl Magic in literature that was snuffed out of my childhood
SZA leads women Grammy nominees with 5, dripping Black Girl Magic everywhere
Kim Kardashian West asks legal team to help Cyntoia Brown and Alice Johnson
Eve Ewing, Nate Marshall, and Jamila Woods create a moving tribute to Gwendolyn Brooks
Malcolm X’s daughters are launching a clothing line!
Singer and actress Della Reese dies at the age of 86
Comic: When white people think ancestry is easy
Jesmyn Ward becomes the 1st woman and Black author to win National Book Award for fiction twice
‘She’s Gotta Have It’ again: But with Netflix’s reboot, through the lens of Black women
GQ names Colin Kaepernick Citizen of the Year
According to Oscar buzz, Dee Rees could be the first Black woman to win Best Director with ‘Mudbound’
Jelani Maraj, brother of Nicki Minaj, convicted of child sexual assault and endangerment
Rihanna will slay next May as a Met Gala co-host alongside Amal Clooney and Donatella Versace
The Blackest National Book Awards ever will be livestreamed on Facebook
Texas woman attacks Demetria #Trafficbae Obilor, Black Twitter resoundingly champions the broadcast journalist
Advertisers threaten NBC for covering NFL protests, reflecting ongoing social justice struggles
Why we need to stop excluding Black populations from ideas of who is “Indigenous”
Beyonce joins the star-studded cast of the live-action ‘Lion King’
Come through, Peru! Beauty pageant contestants share gender violence stats instead of body sizes
National Book Award-winner Jacqueline Woodson signs two-book deal with Riverhead Books
Bridgeport, CN board mandates race studies coursework for high school students
R. Kelly’s ex, media personality Kitti Jones, details abusive relationship to Rolling Stone
The other side of #PoorMichelle: Michelle Williams opens up about depression and treatment in ‘The Talk’ interview
Lupita Nyong’o discusses sexual harassment by Harvey Weinstein
Staffers on Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ should know discarding food in a food desert is insensitive
An open letter to my boyfriend after the ghost of my abuser appeared during sex
After 6 missing and killed Black women and girls, Chicago student starts carpool program to protect them
How do you mourn an abuser?: Rapper XXXtentacion killed outside motorcycle dealership in Florida
White supremacist “Unite the Right” rally approved for second anniversary in D.C.
I’m finally decolonizing the queerphobia I learned at home
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