Transgender Rights

Donald Trump and Nikki Haley, oval office 2018

Nikki Haley’s Fake Moderation Should Fool No One Nikki Haley’s Fake Moderation Should Fool No One

The favorite of plutocrats and the mainstream media is running a deeply deceptive campaign.

Dec 8, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Close up photograph of Amber Hollibaugh looking up into camerca

Revolution? Hell Yes!  Remembering Amber Hollibaugh Revolution? Hell Yes!  Remembering Amber Hollibaugh

The writer, who died last month, spent a lifetime breaking silences around sex.

Nov 28, 2023 / Obituary / JoAnn Wypijewski

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson speaks during a press conference in the U.S. Capitol on November 2, 2023.

The Folksy Fanaticism of Mike Johnson The Folksy Fanaticism of Mike Johnson

The new speaker of the House combines Christian nationalism and MAGA.

Nov 3, 2023 / Jeet Heer

Gaza’s Queer Palestinians Fight to Be Remembered

Gaza’s Queer Palestinians Fight to Be Remembered Gaza’s Queer Palestinians Fight to Be Remembered

Through the online platform Queering the Map, stories of queer Palestinians can live on forever, asserting to the world that they do, in fact, exist.

Nov 16, 2023 / Multimedia / Sarah O’Neal

Temecula Valley Unified School District Board

How Black Moms in Temecula Are Fighting the School Board’s Right-Wing Takeover How Black Moms in Temecula Are Fighting the School Board’s Right-Wing Takeover

The board banned “critical race theory” and decried ethnic studies, but a local group of Black mothers has a plan. “We’re going to use what’s available to us—the right we have as ...

Oct 31, 2023 / StudentNation / Mara Marques Cavallaro

Students hold rainbow LGBTQ flags and a sign saying

Playing a Moderate, Antonin Scalia’s Daughter Wants a Virginia School Board Seat Playing a Moderate, Antonin Scalia’s Daughter Wants a Virginia School Board Seat

But her progressive opponent is making sure voters know the truth.

Oct 24, 2023 / Joan Walsh

Silence Is Complicity

Silence Is Complicity Silence Is Complicity

Let’s speak out against white supremacy, human trafficking, bigotry, sexual abuse, gun violence, oppression, mass shootings, domestic violence…

Oct 13, 2023 / OppArt / Judy Polstra

Former Washington Nationals player Sean Doolittle pitching

Sean Doolittle, Baseball’s Left-Wing Lefty, Retires Sean Doolittle, Baseball’s Left-Wing Lefty, Retires

How the Nationals’ star reliever became the conscience of baseball.

Oct 6, 2023 / Peter Dreier

Former president Donald Trump speaks at the Pray Vote Stand summit in Washington, D.C., on September 15, 2023.

At the Vote Pray Stand Summit, Christian Parents and Their “Rights” Take Center Stage At the Vote Pray Stand Summit, Christian Parents and Their “Rights” Take Center Stage

The movement that helped end Roe is embracing a political strategy that wraps the demonization of trans people in the innocuous-sounding catchphrase “parental rights.”

Sep 22, 2023 / Amy Littlefield

Participant seen holding a sign reading

Democrats Can Stand Up for Trans Kids—and Win Democrats Can Stand Up for Trans Kids—and Win

Here’s why the party shouldn’t be scared to speak up for trans rights.

Sep 21, 2023 / Pamela Shifman

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