Gender & Sexuality
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
Floyd Mayweather’s inability to read is anything but funny
Ferguson schools prep for emotional first day back
Where’s the outrage for this 9-year-old’s execution?
What parents tell their black sons about the police
Transgender woman wins right to be herself
Two leaders, different styles
It’s bigger than Ferguson, a white cop kills a black person nearly twice a week in America
Police kill black women too
White feminist Paganism and the colonization of Heaven and Earth
This Thanksgiving, break the habit of thanking white people for things you didn’t ask for
John Gray’s teachings highlight the problem with Christian theology and Black men’s relationships with Black women
Interview: Kiese Laymon’s ‘Heavy’ reminds us that Blackness can be abundant in a world trying to make us disappear
Founder of notorious private military company Blackwater looking to extract minerals from war-torn Afghanistan
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