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Gender & Sexuality
Social stigma and jokes help to create misinformation about herpes
Why Black LGBTQ+ people get upset when our most prominent people show up with white partners
From John Henry to James Evans: Black men married to hard labor in the white American imagination
Black women student leaders often feel unsupported in their roles
Comic: Sex Education utterly failed you and that’s not our fault
Being a Black educator doesn’t mean you aren’t teaching anti-Blackness
100 years after Chicago’s Red Summer race riots, the lasting legacy of segregation is crystal clear
Loving trans and non-binary folks doesn’t make you a radical
Kaepernick isn’t the only reason working with the NFL is making a deal with the devil
We shouldn’t be surprised by Jay-Z’s NFL move. He’s always been a capitalist & this is what capitalism looks like
We need LGBTQ history in schools because the queerness of Black icons has always been obscured
How the Coalition to End Money Bond is working to help reform pretrial practices in Illinois
Black men – we need to take the racist online harassment of Black women more seriously
I don’t know what my grief looks like outside of social pressures to perform it in acceptable ways
The trans child in me still needs to feel wanted
Poverty appropriation & the moral depravity of a society where elite education has the highest stakes
How theology based on a “one true god” cuts Black people off from necessary indigenous practices
We can’t ignore Marrianne Williamson’s fatphobia and ableism just because she supports reparations for slavery
Black/POC mixed race folks can reverse the anti-Blackness of mixed race narratives
How my experience as a Black man working with children was tainted by racism
The white writer’s misimagination of Black characters in science fiction
When does defending one’s reputation become a ploy to avoid addressing faults?
Reclaiming memory as a Black father and son in the face of cultural and racial traumas
Used in a relentless pursuit of the elusive middle class, side hustle culture is killing Black folx
The Black body remembers our traumas even when we try to forget
White supremacy is where my PTSD and intrusive thoughts intersect
Faced with commercialization, the Black Punk community turns to its past for a guide to keep resisting
Keeping Black history will always be necessary, but it takes a toll
Comic: I’m waiting for Black conspiracy theorists to turn their attention towards cisheteropatriarchy
Feature: Grassroots organization BYP100 uses “radical inclusion” to combat racial injustice
Black youth suicide is increasing. We can’t wait to create space to talk about mental health
What does “home” mean for Black folks when white violence can so easily invade our dwellings?
When people defraud the world by impersonating Black womanhood
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