Cameroon has been quietly locking up LGBT people for years with little international attention.
The last rural abortion clinics in Texas just shut down.
“It’s a myth as old as this nation: the idea that Black men are more likely to be sexual predators — especially of white women.”
On dealing with constant micro-aggressions within a bi-racial family.
“Homo queer fag bear daddy” (and 26 other portraits challenging sexual identities).
Anti-gay teacher contracts in the Cincinnati Archdiocese school system.
Wish this wasn’t cause for a pat on the back, but three cheers for the Kentucky Attorney General who says he won’t defend the gay marriage ban.
In honor of International Women’s Day yesterday, here are some badass lady authors to know.
And 15 important Muslim women from history.
These women haven’t won Nobel Peace prizes [yet], but they’re still rocking the world.
The Dali Lama supports gay marriage.
“Am I bad feminist if I don’t take a stand on every issue?”
Women aren’t even paying themselves fairly.
Fake magazine covers that express real inequality.
Incredibly moving story of a family’s experience with Autism: “But it can get so lonely, talking to yourself…you have to live in the world.”
True Detective women’s problem: ”The ladies are essentially either spiteful jezebels, scorned wives or dead whores.”
On queering immigration: “Queers, whether we were born here or elsewhere, should know what it feels like to be an outsider.”
On the breast cancer racial gap.
What Sheryl Sandberg, Condoleezza Rice, and Anna Maria Chávez want you to know.
Menstruation: something that’s to be avoided at best, or, worse, looked down upon.
The baby dolls of Mardi Gras: sex workers in New Orleans.
What have you been reading/writing/watching/listening to this week?