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Genders & Sexualities: watch-listen

The liberation of our genders, our sexualities and our visions for justice are often severely constricted by the massive projects of male supremacy and heterosexism. Intellectual and activist resistance toward a gender just world in which all genders and sexualities emerge in vibrant, affirming community fuel critical movements for justice around the globe.

Fault Lines

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Al Jazeera English investigates the American debate about abortion.

Laverne Cox at Creating Change Conference 2014

Laverne Cox at the Creating Change 2014 Conference

Laverne Cox delivers the keynote address at the Creating Change 2014 Conference. In her speech, she discusses several pertinent issues that trans folks regularly face.

Janet Mock Rejoins Piers Morgan

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Repost from CNN. Following the pair’s first interview on Tuesday and some controversial tweets Tuesday night, Janet Mock returns for an interview on Wednesday on “Piers Morgan Live”.

Transgender Equality Hangout (Uprising of Love)

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Hosted by Tiq Milan, this video features MMA Fighter, Fallon Fox, and representatives from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Trans Student Equality Resources. Together, these folks discuss transgender inclusion in the media, sports, and school.

Women of Syria: An Appeal for Peace

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Posted by the UN Women channel, this video features several Syrian women civilians who share their hopes for Syria.

The Cancer Divide: Mary

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Repost from the New York Times. Through the story of Ms. Mary Singleton, the topic of racial disparities in deaths resulting from breast cancer is explored. Also, check out the accompanying story, “Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival”, … Continue reading

A Culture of Violence

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Repost from the New York Times. This video offers brief insight into the widespread domestic abuse women face in Papua New Guinea. WARNING: Contains graphic images

Amplified Voices from an Unequal Platform

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Over the past decade lesbians, gays, trans and intersex persons in Africa have experienced high levels human rights abuses. Some of these abuses are committed by the State, which deny us the right to education, health care, bodily safety, freedom … Continue reading

A Girl Like Me

A Girl LIke Me

Color is more than skin deep for young African-American women struggling to define themselves.      

Food Justice: Fixing our broken food system

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Hunger is not about not having enough food. It’s about inequalities in access to resources to grow food, it’s about power and distribution. Women, make up the majority of small scale farmers and household food producers in many countries. We … Continue reading