Gender & Sexuality
Black men need to abandon “pimp” culture and support Black women sex workers
Cyntoia Brown’s clemency is a glimmer of hope for Black girls and the ones who protect them
Tennessee governor Bill Haslam grants Cyntoia Brown clemency after serving 15 years
Britain’s non-white workers earn £3.2bn less than their white peers every year for same work
U.S. incidence rates of uterine cancer on the rise, with the heaviest toll on Black women
How do I admit I’m lonely when this world only values the ones who get ‘chosen’?
“Home is the most dangerous place for women” worldwide, says UN. And in the US, Black women are most likely to killed by partners
How Christian theology contributes to Black men’s dehumanizing expectations of Black women in relationships
Doctors refused to diagnose my chronic illness because this world ignores Black women’s pain
Marches in NY, D.C. call for emphasis on the rights of Black women to overturn status quo
A Black feminist pleasure praxis acknowledges and affirms the possibility for Black women’s sexual pleasure
Ro Élori Cutno’s “Wife School” has always failed Black Women by peddling misogynoir to teach submission
Our hair is a map to freedom: What I learned about resistance from the “1st” free Black town in the Americas
Imagining conversations between two legendary Black women who embodied greatness: Whitney and Serena
I thought my transness would betray my Blackness. I was wrong.
Letter to my Black mother who wants me to forgive the world when I saw it try to kill her
R. Kelly gripes about snowballing sexual abuse allegations in new 19-minute track “I Admit”
Comic: Revolution means nothing if it doesn’t include Black women and Black queer folks
Anti-Blackness serves again?: Serena Williams is drug-tested more than any other top US tennis player
New study shows that focus on appearance creates big barriers for Black women in sports
Chicago activists accuse police of negligence as Black girls and women continue disappearing
When is it #TimesUp for white women who don’t recognize Black women’s boundaries?
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
In South Fulton, Georgia, where Black women hold all top offices, can they set a new model for law enforcement?
Masturbation as resistance, because I deserve to cum
I don’t want as many “chances” to f*ck up as Kanye
Black woman violently arrested at Waffle House draws calls for protests
New report details how to support Black women in their political, economic and social roles
The bittersweetness in Junot Diaz’s #MeToo moment and how men traumatize women on their way to healing
WATCH: Beyoncé turned Coachella into #Beychella and put on ‘for the culture’
The presumption of attractiveness will always perpetuate violence
R. Kelly may soon be facing a new trial for sexually assaulting another 14-year-old girl
Family speaks out after 6 California cops murder 20 year old Willie McCoy in Taco Bell parking lot
Jussie Smollett attack under new scrutiny after CPD won’t substantiate unnamed sources “staged” claim
Carceral “love”, consent, and Black womxn’s bodies: From ‘OITNB’ to ‘Siempre Bruja’
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