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Gender & Sexuality
Queer isn’t who you are, it’s how you reclaim freedom. And even the gayest of us sometimes fail at it
San Francisco Judge blocks Trump order to suspend protected status of thousands of immigrants
Four suspected white supremacists charged for actions during Charlottesville riots
Trump’s immigration policies are making it easier for desperate immigrants fall for fraud schemes
Conviction of Brazilian political prisoner echoes injustice in the U.S.
New study shows how student loan debt worsens economic inequality for Black people
Texas argues on behalf of school that expelled student who didn’t kneel for pledge of allegiance
Social media breaks aren’t self-care for Black people who feel isolated offline
Ontario Judge gives light sentence to Black offender citing systemic racism
Judge indicates Bill Cosby likely to get less than 3 years in jail for sexual assault conviction
Haitian deportee fighting to return to U.S. after Florida police framed him and 2 others
Trump admin bypasses Congress with new policy targeting immigrants on public assistance
In another story, Micah Johnson kills Officer Guyger before she can murder Botham Jean
More role models for Black boys in school won’t fix anything if we continue to overlook Black girls
Dallas cops still free & working after killing Black men while Dallas 9 spent 40 hours in jail for protests
Somali-American Muslim workers receive $1.5 settlement after religious discrimination by meat plant
US refugee cap to be reduced to 30,000 in 2019, lowest level in 40 years
On embodying darkness
Lawyer: Publicizing marijuana found in home of Black man killed by Dallas cop is a “smear”
10 body affirmations for Black girls when the world tells us we’re too much
Name of Dallas cop who killed Black man after claiming she mistook his home for hers revealed
My queerness won’t let me give up on my queerphobic Black parents
It’s not just We Got Y’all: When non-profits frame Black youth as deprived & in need of saviors
AFROPUNK founding editor-in-chief quits company, citing “lies, gaslighting, exploitation”
Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum targeted by racist robocalls after GOP challenger’s monkey comments
Louisiana State Police accused of circulating white supremacist propaganda in lawsuit
Kaepernick’s case against the NFL moving forward after arbitrator denies summary judgment request
Cop sentenced to 15 years in killing Black teen does not prove body cameras are working
Trump’s Justice Dept supports Asian-American in suing Harvard over affirmative action
Black academics need to stop reproducing anti-Black notions of exceptionalism
Sometimes, I give gentrifiers the wrong directions when they get lost
“E pluribus unum”: Federalism is a reactionary structure built on anti-Blackness
Richard Akuson: the ‘A Nasty Boy’ editor talks the future of his queer fashion magazine and life as an asylum seeker in the U.S.
Don’t get too excited about tech advances. Many are designed to leave Black people behind
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