DeRay Mckesson
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This 1985 essay by Barbara Smith, a scholar-activist who made contributions to social justice movements in civil rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and black feminism, recalls early moments of intersectionality between African-American and LGBT rights movements, yet resonates today in the wake of Ferguson.

January 02 2015 5:00 AM

How treatment as prevention ended one man’s fear and shame.

January 02 2015 4:00 AM

We must seek to understand the ways in which oppression is a shared burden that ignores racial and orientation boundaries.

January 01 2015 11:00 AM

Will our advocacy be real and encompass all people who face marginalization and oppression?

January 01 2015 3:00 AM

The antigay organization’s finances crumble in the wake of pro-equality legal victories.

December 31 2014 6:00 AM

The organization that determines the world’s URLs has decided that .gay doesn’t need a responsible administrator.

December 31 2014 5:00 AM

A historic theater is attacked during an LGBT film festival.

December 31 2014 4:00 AM
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