We are writing from and to our own communities: because we deserve to know the truth about our own health disparities.
Whether trying to get a basic doctor’s visit, mental health services, or HIV/AIDS related care, Black trans* people have an uphill and often dangerous battle.
Black women—regardless of their income or education levels—are more likely than their white counterparts to experience poor pregnancy outcomes.
Those of us who are uninsured aren’t ignoring our health—we’re making the best of what’s available.
It’s an ongoing problem, but what do we do about it?
“From my perspective, what is amazing about this story is that the abortion is not the beginning or end of the story—the way we usually tell abortion stories.”
I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge that Black women did not have access to the vote until our gender caught up with our race with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
Fannie Lou Hamer’s legacy continues through a number of Black women farmers and Black women farmer-owned cooperatives across the rural South.
What exactly does a “good ally” look like?
Many people don’t know that almost half of the counties in California don’t have an accessible abortion provider, and 22 percent of counties don’t have a provider at all.