The man who talked about social justice and civil rights for all people on a national stage did not reflect the same ethos concerning women and gays.
When we enforce or fail to be critical of societal gender roles, we become co-conspirators in violence against transgender people.
Though I rarely offer comparisons between Nazi German and the contemporary United States, I am haunted by certain parallels that demand voicing.
Our founders, in their wisdom, did not give us the right to select which laws to follow and which to ignore.
Despite great personal hardship, many transgender people have done great things with their professional careers. Here are the ones you need to know right now.
Gospel music undeniably has a queerness at its roots that has not only shaped the genre but it has continued to give gospel music its enduring vibrancy.
He admitted his foundation has given to some of the most extreme anti-LGBT groups out there. But his statement said a lot more than that.
“When you teach a man to hate and fear his brother...then you also learn to confront others not as fellow citizens but as enemies, to be met not with cooperation but with conquest.”
Doo doo, metaphoric and otherwise, acts as effective fertilizer that nurtures the growth and flourishing of green leaves of political resistance.
Thinking about masculinity, whiteness, heterosexuality, cisgender status, or any other label on the privileged side of an axis of identity means that it's going to lose some of its power.