With women leading 40% of American households as the breadwinner, this wage gap problem is not only affecting women but families as well.
There have been countless trans women of color who became activists, often in an instant, for trans people and people of color everywhere by bravely daring to stand up for their humanity and demand equal rights and visibility. Here are just eleven who are helping to revolutionize the fight for equality today through activism, artistry and the arts.
Black Lives Matter Means Trans Lives Matter: Why We Need To Address The Violence Against Black Trans Women
Tata Sanchez, was desperately seeking help as she pounded on the front door of a home in Compton, California in the early morning hours just before dawn. She was shot and killed. One moment Tata, a black trans woman, was here and the next she was not. Her life mattered.
If someone says something offensive, without overtly attempting to convey a bigoted opinion or if they aren't trying to be an asshole does it count?
Today is a very big and exciting day for us. Today is the first day that Simone Digital, our digital baby is presented to the world. Presented to You. It’s been such an exciting, terrifying and exhausting journey with no shortage of major hiccups. Even this morning the site threw some serious caching errors before we launched that had our team scrambling, but we are finally live! [Read more…]
Janet has given us a beautifully poetic and rigorous course load. Here are some key lessons she has guided us through.
I wish I could say I never embellished the truth of my heritage after that day, but that wouldn't be true.