The Daily Beast published a vile and harmful piece about Chelsea Manning and prison rape. Here’s what we can do about it.
Please let Cibu know that using racism as their brand is unacceptable.
Update: Sadly, Polo was deported back to Mexico on Aug. 31. Supporters of the petition on his behalf received the following message: All, Thank you so much for taking the time to sign our petition. Sadly, Polo was deported back to Mexico today, but not before he and his family […]
Emily L. Hauser has a good post up today on how hard it is to find children’s books and other kid’s stuff that includes or focuses on children of color. She also talks about the importance of independent media projects like the Kickstarter project featured in the video above – […]
[Content notes: mental illness, mental health ableism] “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.” – Audre Lorde All day I’ve been following people’s comments about No Shame Day, started by Bassey Ikpi and her organization The Siwe Project to challenge […]
Yesterday there were rallies to Unite against the war on women all across the U.S. to protest political attacks on women’s and reproductive rights. I attended and spoke at my local rally and gave some brief remarks on the importance of being intersectional in how we think about and take action to […]
Trigger warning: racialized violence, details of the murder of a child. Eta: you can contribute towards the legal fees for Trayvon’s family and a foundation in his memory here. I recently shared the following excerpt from Audre Lorde’s essay “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference” on the AWH tumblr: […]
Today is World AIDS Day, an annual occasion for raising awareness about HIV/AIDS, remembering those who have died, for people living with HIV to share their stories and for those who don’t to support and stand in solidarity with them. This year’s theme is “Get to Zero,” i.e. – to […]
Today’s guest post from Max is a bit outside AWH’s usual race/gender/sexuality wheelhouse, but as always, these issues are intersectional. Economic injustices like income inequality, corporate greed affect all of us, but they disproportionately impact people in marginalized communities. Hi. My name is Max. I’m a department manager for a […]