A Political and Literary Forum
Gender rarely lives up to our expectations, and a lot of what we think of as gender actually has more to do with race and money.
Kathryn Bond Stockton
Liberalism cannot simply be extended to the uterus. Reproductive justice requires a vision of the social body.
Arguments that kink has no place in a post-#MeToo Pride may appear reasonable, but celebrating public sexuality is an important step toward a future free of racism and homophobia.
Joseph J. Fischel
The public’s obsession with why some people are trans burdens an already marginalized community, and misses the opportunity to ask more interesting questions about identity formation.
Jules Joanne Gleeson
Amidst a boys’ club of ’70s-era comics, Shary Flenniken’s ‘Trots and Bonnie’ was unique for its feminist depiction of the political and sexual awakening of young women.
The penalties of gender and sexual violence are not equally distributed, but psyche violence is genderless.
On the surface, Fulton v. Philadelphia poses a question about religious conscience—but its proponents hope it will enable conservatives to pick and choose which laws they have to follow.
Joanna Wuest, Briana Last
‘Roe v. Wade’ only guaranteed the right to patients’ privacy. A federal abortion law would need to go so much further.
Labelle's Sun Ra tribute concert shows how Black women artists and scientists have often been at the vanguard of their disciplines—though most are still awaiting due recognition.
The Atlanta shooter comes from a culture that connects Asian women to sex and violence. It has its origins in U.S. wars—particularly the Korean War—and is fueled by our continued military presence in Asia.
The pandemic may spell the end of many gay bars, but apps and increased acceptance for LGBTQ people meant most were already on the rocks. Should we mourn their passing?
Samuel Clowes Huneke
The Sacred Black Masculine in My Life
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