What does it mean to be feminine? When it comes to gender identity, the boundaries we draw have real consequences. Alok Vaid-Menon, one half of the trans South Asian artist duo Darkmatter, explains why everyone has a stake in challenging … Continue reading
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WARNING: Contains graphic images Repost from the New York Times. This video offers brief insight into the widespread domestic abuse women face in Papua New Guinea.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and inter-sex Africans seek asylum and refuge in South Africa, where the Constitution promises equal rights. Tolerance and acceptance, however, does not come easily. Find out how gay rights activism has helped challenge and overcome xenophobia … Continue reading
Forty years ago, the Barnard Center for Research on Women began its mission of using research and knowledge to advance feminist scholarship and long-term partnerships with activist groups. Inspired by the new women’s movement, BCRW became part of an historic … Continue reading
Charlet touches down in Kingston, Jamaica and gains an audience with Elephant Man, aka The Energy God, to find out why the dancehall girls cause the local men so many problems. She then explores the illegal and dangerous skin bleaching … Continue reading
February 4, 2013 marked Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday. Historian Jeanne Theoharis, author of The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, looks at Rosa Parks’ life in this video.
Professor Dayo F. Gore discusses her work, Radicalism at the Crossroads, which offers a sustained and in-depth analysis of the political thought and activism of black women radicals during the Cold War period and adds a new dimension to our … Continue reading
In a time when LGBT families are debated and attacked in the media, courts and Congress, from school houses to state houses across the country, five young people who are children of LGBT parents give you a chance to walk … Continue reading
Al Jazeera English investigates the American debate about abortion.
Repost from NPR . “More than 70 countries have laws on the books criminalizing homosexuality…These laws raise the likelihood of a tide of LGBT immigrants seeking asylum in the United States. But advocates say there is no smooth path for … Continue reading
Repost from PBS. Watch the full film, Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth, here.
because the gay player wouldn’t be welcome in an NFL locker room it would be uncomfortable because that’s a man’s world you beat a woman and drag her down a flight of stairs pulling your hair out by the roots … Continue reading
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.
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”.
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.