Gender & Sexuality
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’
Black Mamas Matter Alliance launches first national Black maternal health week
NYT report highlights challenges facing Black mothers & babies, and the value of doula support
A Black woman transforms conditioned silence into language: How Audre Lorde induced my rebirth
Black women are the most likely to be unarmed when killed by police, according to study
Bioethics prof Deleso Alford explains why MLK calling healthcare inequity the most ‘inhumane’ injustice matters today
Comic: We need to take the mental health of Black women far more seriously
11-year-old Naomi Wadler reminds America that movements for our lives must include Black girls and women
Yes, you do still need consent from former and current sex workers
Sen. Kamala Harris could be a 2020 Democratic presidential nominee
Welcome to Wakanda: ‘Black Panther’ is a love letter between the African Diaspora and the continent
When a Black woman tells you her worth, believe her the first time
Wendy Williams wants society to let #MeToo go
Oprah Winfrey dedicates Golden Globes Lifetime Achievement award to civil rights icon Recy Taylor
Essence Magazine is back in Black hands!
Racism is killing Black babies and their mothers, says NPR study
But Black women are not cocoons: I’m tired of being expected to mother Black men and applaud when they finally grow up
How Tyrese used misogynoir and Black patriarchy to gain sympathy, support, and joint custody
Lawyers for Korryn Gaines’ son file new claims against Baltimore police
From the Million Woman March to #Metoo: How movements created by and for Black women are appropriated
‘She’s Gotta Have It’ again: But with Netflix’s reboot, through the lens of Black women
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
After 6 missing and killed Black women and girls, Chicago student starts carpool program to protect them
How do you mourn an abuser?: Rapper XXXtentacion killed outside motorcycle dealership in Florida
I’m finally decolonizing the queerphobia I learned at home
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