We’re only days into 2017 and three trans people have already been murdered.
In 2017, as we fight for reproductive and trans justice, we have to be clear that healthcare equity and dignity means affordable access to all the medical care that we need.
Earlier this week, transgender activist Andrea Jenkins announced that she will be running for Minneapolis City Council for Ward 8.
Three state of emergency declarations, two years of lead contamination, and one year of national media visibility later, Flint, Michigan residents still do not have drinkable water.
As the December 15th deadline approaches to sign up for 2017 market exchange plans, affordable health insurance remains out of reach or at-risk for too many Americans.
In my commitment to not letting white supremacy stop me, I completely ignored my own needs for self-care, which resulted in overextending myself less than 24 hours after Trump was announced as the President-elect.
The problem with the safety pin is that being an ally is more than just declaring yourself one. It means actively working to dismantle systems of oppression while also recognizing your privilege within those systems.
As we celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November, I think it is critical that we uplift the struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline being led by the Standing Rock Sioux.
Hosted by the High Priestess of Black Joy, Amber J. Phillips, and the King of da South, Jazmine Walker, “The Black Joy Mixtape” is a new podcast full of laughs, information, and Black feminist perspectives.
Though I may have critiques of the coming out model, I do think it’s important to disrupt this narrative that Black people are more homophobic, which is prevalent in media, politics, and public discourse.