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...

Counterspaces, LGBTQ Representation, and “Be My Eyes”

June 8, 2018

Just one of the challenges Black women graduate students face at predominantly white institutions is finding adequate opportunities to develop their academic writing. Studies show that their research interests are often minimized, undermined, or deemed controversial, and...

Trans-Centered Beauty Classes, Anti-Mom Bias, Artists with Disabilities

May 25, 2018

Sephora Is Launching In-Store Beauty Classes for Trans People, by Arabelle Sicardi of them. Beginning in June 2018, French cosmetics chain Sephora will offer “a series of in-store programming around the country for the trans and nonbinary...