Hollywood Still Struggles With Representation of LGBTQ+ and Trans People of Color
GLAAD’s newest diversity report shows a drop for LGBTQ+ characters of color and improvement with regard to trans characters.
HUD Rule Allows Homeless Shelters to Deny Admission to Transgender People
Young transgender people of color, especially Black youth, experience disproportionately high rates of homelessness.
Two Dozen States and Cities Sue Trump Administration to Protect Reproductive Rights
The lawsuits seek to block the “conscience rule,” which allows health care providers to deny abortion care and other legal medical services.
ICYMI: Report Finds Nearly Half of Transgender Southerners Experience Violence
The numbers were higher for transgender people of color.
Are Federal Officials Criminalizing Pregnant Migrants?
Immigrant advocates say the United States Marshals Service is committing “atrocities” against these vulnerable asylum-seekers.
Alabama Passes Bill That Effectively Bans Abortion
The nation’s most restrictive law was drafted with the hope that it will lead to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.
Hollywood Reacts to Georgia Abortion Law
Nearly $3 billion was spent in the state on television and film shoots last year. Now, producers are using that leverage to protest the restrictive law.
#FreeThePill Day Marks 59th Anniversary of Birth Control Pill
The movement to make the pill available over the counter hops on Twitter.
These Cards Will Help You Celebrate ALL Mamas
Every year, the Mamas Day campaign honors mothers of all kinds with cards we actually want to give.
New Exhibit Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Uprising
The Brooklyn Museum highlights the work of 22 LGBTQ artists.
New Laws Aim to Save Native American Women's Lives
Legislators seek more effective methods to track and stop the murder of Indigenous women.
#ColorlinesReads: Get Some Perspective With These 5 Books
These engaging titles unravel myths surrounding resistance movements, settler colonialism and racist pseudoscience.
Twitter Users Defend World Champion Sprinter Caster Semenya
The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that the South African Olympian must reduce her naturally occurring testosterone levels to compete.
READ: Former CBS Exec Calls Out Racism at Media Giant
Former head of diversity Whitney Davis writes that the company is “fraught with systemic racism, discrimination and sexual harassment.”
Court Blocks Trump Administration's Abortion 'Gag Rule'
A federal judge called the regulation a “ham-fisted approach to public health policy’” that would harm lower-income earning women.
Gugu Mbatha-Raw's Superpowers Shine in 'Fast Color'
Mbatha-Raw: “The idea that we have power within us is something that I’ve always been interested in.”
U.S. Healthcare System Endangers Black Pregnant People of Undocumented Status
Shut out of the Affordable Care Act, they may not be able to access or afford prenatal care.
Senate Holds Hearing on Bill to Restrict Abortion Access
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary hearing was in support of a bill that seeks to make it illegal to have an abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Taja Lindley Turns Her Artistic Eye to Black Maternal Mortality
The New York City-based artist will center the voices of Black women who are often ignored by the health system.
'Pose' Producers on the Driving Force Behind the Show
“Pose” co-creator Steven Canals on why his show needed to be made: “We weren’t seeing Black and Brown people who also happen to be queer and trans.”