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Her works examined gender, race, and more, dealing with issues of intersectionality long before most other scholars did.

December 15 2021 1:16 PM

She left Iraqi Kurdistan in hopes of gaining asylum in Turkey, but she had to go through Iran, which has draconian anti-LGBTQ+ laws.

December 14 2021 3:00 PM

The queer elder talks about being a part of the Black Panthers, Stonewall, and queer life in the '50s and '60s. 

December 14 2021 10:20 AM

Tammy Bruce, a conservative who claims to be a feminist, said the president was tampering with the “sacred words” of the Declaration of Independence.

December 10 2021 2:49 PM

The queer elder lived in Washington Square Park after being kicked out of the house at 13.

December 07 2021 2:08 PM

Baker was a dancer and singer who fought for Black civil rights and against the Nazis.

November 30 2021 10:50 AM

The documentary follows growers, entrepreneurs, and activists as they weather the transition from an illicit market to a newly regulated one in California.

November 29 2021 5:30 PM Updated