As we mark the 60th anniversary of the boycott that launched the Civil Rights Movement in the 20th century, we would do well to remember the millions of American citizens who are struggling to earn their keep and keep their faith in a nation they do not believe has kept faith with them.
No one deserves to be treated as a second-class citizen when planning one of the happiest days of your life.
My organization, Out Leadership, is interested in understanding Hong Kong's diversity style because it provides a model for how the city could handle LGBT inclusion, which positively benefits economies, and would burnish Hong Kong's image internationally.
This week I talked with writer-director Phyllis Nagy about her latest screenplay Carol starring Cate Blanchett that recently won the New York Film Critics Circle for Best Screenplay and Best Film.
For better or worse kids overhear what we say. They register our tones of voice, our gestures, our facial expressions, and our feelings. They may never let us know as the kids above did.
As Puerto Rico's financial crisis deepens, so will its impact on the most vulnerable populations, including the poor, seniors and the chronically ill. Our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico deserve the right to access healthcare.
Over the past few weeks, I have become increasingly aware that we, as a nation, are at a decision point. It is a more fundamental question than just Planned Parenthood, gun violence, Muslims, Syria. However, one central question underlies them all.
It has been a tumultuous time on college campuses nationwide when it comes to issues of race and diversity. Students in my "Race in America" class hav...
Enacted under the pretense of greater safety for women, oppressive abortion regulations are having a paradoxical effect: endangering American women.
I couldn't believe I was going to a music festival honoring the famous Billy Strayhorn at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University in Chicago -- "Lush Life: The Music of Billy Strayhorn." It felt as if I was attending a homecoming of sorts.
For Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women to fight to end the stigma of racism, the court asks us to first prove that these cause harm. People of color often have to confront systems built by white people who do not value our pain the same as their own. This is especially true when it comes to racism itself.
As we reflect on the 13th Amendment, we are reminded that the struggle for justice will continue until we realize the vision of a free and just America for all.
I am not concerned about who is or isn't on the no fly list; lists can and are often wrong. But I do want to keep guns out of the hands of people who will abuse them. I'm not sure if a list created from unknown methods that has proven to be wrong on many occasions is a good way to achieve that.
James Baldwin, the late novelist, playwright, essayist, and civil rights activist was lost to cancer 28 years ago this week. Still, his timeless dia...
Whether it's calling women who exercise their reproductive rights "contract killers" or ignorantly proclaiming condoms as the only form of birth control worth worrying about, women continue to be disrespected, vilified and subject to horrific violence in the name of political debate.
In this original web series set in rural Virginia, Maybelle discovers herself for the first time and fights for the woman she loves.