Gender & Sexuality
Black women cast as Cassandra, cursed to see the future and have no one believe the warnings
The hypocrisy of defending Maxine Waters against calls for civility while shaming Black non-voters
As Kennedy’s retirement puts gay marriage on ice, don’t let the issues facing LGBTQIA+ PoC be ignored
“Jogger Joe” destroying a houseless Black man’s belongings is a natural part of Oakland’s gentrification
Reaction to Rachel Maddow’s on-air tears are a reminder that some only believe the truth when white people tell it
With Mary J. Blige set to star in ‘Body Cam’, we may have another Black horror hit soon
If family separations at the border outrage us, so should family separation through prison and policing
An open letter to my boyfriend after the ghost of my abuser appeared during sex
I’m finally decolonizing the queerphobia I learned at home
What do we need for a new freedom?: A proudly fat, disabled, bisexual enby’s vision for #Juneteenth
Comic: Straight people, I am not your Po-Gay-mon
Black witnessing is an insistence on Black being: Re-membering those who were lynched
When is it #TimesUp for white women who don’t recognize Black women’s boundaries?
Jordan Peele will finally bring his Black horror genius to HBO with ‘Lovecraft Country’
Learning to love my androgynous and masculine Black womanhood
How I learned to stop torturing myself in hopes of getting to “the good part” of bad entertainment
Shondaland on Law and Order (and Trump’s America) in ‘For The People’
My mother, my Black feminist role model, is more than her motherhood
It’s no surprise more women are being imprisoned as less men are. We need abolition, not reforms.
Black people still can’t swim: Reflections on the McKinney, TX pool incident 3 summers later
Reflecting on my toxic relationship with a mother who never loved me
Florida jury spitefully awards Black children $4 for father’s death by cops, attorney says
‘The First Purge’ will finally center people of color in its violent, dystopian narrative
Black boy gone: Why this former minister left the church behind
We need to acknowledge genocides outside of the European/Jewish Holocaust
Learning when to cut off toxic marginalized people is imperative to Black mental health
I’m not bipolar, I’m just traumatized: What I learned about Black womanhood from my misdiagnosis
Comic: Stop pretending there’s no room for people of color in the fantasy realm
You ain’t responsible for protecting your fave from critique
PTSD is more common than you think
To the friend who said I should be thankful for my online harassment while cosplaying: I ain’t thankful for shit
Our reactions to Black men embracing in public highlight Black masculinity’s dehumanizing expectations
What I learned about the work it takes to protect children from anti-Blackness from being homeschooled
We need solidarity across the Diaspora in challenging anti-Blackness in the Dominican Republic
Keith Ellison wins Democratic nomination for MN attorney general despite abuse allegations
BYP on Twitter
Tweets by BlackYouthProj
BYP on FB
Black Youth Project
Join Our Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter today!
You can get all of our newest stories and updates on BYP research in your inbox.
Thanks for signing up!
Chicago Public Media
Required field. Your email will never be distributed to any third-parties and you can unsubscribe at anytime.