Decolonizing Data, Invisible Labor, and More

June 12, 2019

The Lens on the link between invisible labor and tenure outcomes, how one woman is decolonizing data in Native communities, and why some people are skeptical about New York's monuments for Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera.

LGBTQ+ Inclusion in the Workplace and More

June 5, 2019

How can employers extend LGBTQ+ inclusion past a Pride parade? Plus an in-depth look at the radical origins of Sesame Street and the trauma of restraining and secluding children with disabilities.

Authentic Engagement with Diversity, and More

May 15, 2019

In The Lens this week, learn about authentic engagement with diversity, national park accessibility, and LGBTQ+ representation on children's show "Arthur."

Supreme Court Takes On LGBTQ+ Anti-Discrimination Laws, and More

April 24, 2019

This week, DiversityEdu casts The Lens on the Supreme Court's upcoming court cases, how TSA body scanners could be inherently biased, and how business leaders and job candidates with autism can work together.

What About Black Millennials? and More

February 27, 2019

When we talk about millennials, are we including the experiences of Black millennials? How is the state of Arizona failing its students? How can STEM professors help students of color be more successful?

The language of leadership, Inclusive Barbie, Jussie Smollett

February 13, 2019

Why is it that when a male politician speaks in a powerful tone, he is considered just that, but when a female politician does so, she is marked “bossy,” “shrill,” or “bitchy” by both men and women?...

Online Abuse, Rural Queerness, Colectivo Moriviví

January 9, 2019

A new study by Amnesty International finds that women of color, especially Black and Latinx women, are more likely than any other demographic group to be targeted by online abuse. Black women are 84 percent more likely...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, LGBTQ caravan, Black public intellectuals

December 19, 2018

A few years ago, Tchiya Amet, a Black woman, accused popular astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of raping her while they were both astrology graduate students. Amet eventually left the program because of that experience. Other women have...

Post-Millennials, Autistic and LGBTQ+, Holiday TV Movies

November 28, 2018

A recent Pew Research Center report shows that among the newest generation of Americans reaching adulthood (defined as those born after 1996), a record-breaking 48% are non-white. Most of these non-white “post-Millennials” are Asian and Latinx. To...

HBCU x LGBTQ, The Ally Challenge, Plastic Straws

July 18, 2018

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation recently hosted a summit with twelve presidents and senior executives from historically Black colleges and universities to discuss and strategize approaches to LGBTQ inclusion on campus. They covered a wide range of...