Gender & Sexuality
“Representation matters,” but not more than everything else
On being left for white men
We need to talk about anti-vaxxing in Black communities
Sofia Coppola erased Black women from ‘The Beguiled’ because white women always have to be victims
Black and Latinx queer people need safe spaces, too
Feminist triumph in action thrillers has always been for and about white women
White feminism doesn’t know what to do with Amber Rose
If Black innocence never exists to the state, how can passivism and perfect victimhood save us?
Behind Amy Schumer’s ‘Get Out’ joke: The horrible legacy of claiming the Black phallus endangers white women
Reading came first: how I journeyed from hotep to Black queer feminist
Miley Cyrus finally announces the end of her minstrel show, proving once and for all the violence of appropriation
Why seeing the murder of Ashanti Hunter as anti-Black violence does not distract us from fighting for Black men and boys
How Jesse Williams’ divorce highlights the way white-supremacist beauty standards affect relationships
Black men, we need to acknowledge that we are the problem. Let’s talk toxic masculinity.
Why intersectional feminism needs reproductive justice approaches to HIV
Why Stanford accepting the teen who wrote #BlackLivesMatter 100 times on his application does little for Black lives
Rachel Dolezal, Farcical Blackness and ‘Eating the Other’
The Onus of Belonging: On Disability, Disney Princesses, and Finding My Tribe
How femmephobia and the gender binary caused me to hate myself
The Bigots Are Right: The HIV Epidemic Among Black, Gay Men is from Immorality
Call for Submissions: The King Bey Bible
Panther Power: Afeni Shakur and the ‘New York 21’
An Open Letter to Rep. John Lewis
‘Concussion’ Tells the Truth about NFL Medical Neglect
We’re Done Being Polite: A Reflection on the Mizzou Protests
BYP 100 Feature: Black People in New York City Are Not Safe
Lenny Lacy: A New Generation’s Strange Fruit
Violence in Chicago extends beyond the kids who die
A shocking response to a black artist playing dead by a Philadelphia landmark
The McClure Twins’ racist dad and why seeing Black kids with white caretakers terrifies me
Calls to #AbolishICE are counterproductive unless they are also a call to #AbolishPolice
Chicago erupts in protest following the shooting of a Black man by Chicago PD
Comic: Revolution means nothing if it doesn’t include Black women and Black queer folks
Elon Musk faces growing criticism over his contributions to Republican Political Action Committees
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