Transgender Rights

A Black student and white student speak to each other while holding signs reading,

Florida’s “War on Woke” Is Spurring a Brain Drain Florida’s “War on Woke” Is Spurring a Brain Drain

Thanks to Ron DeSantis’s education policies, the state is seeing an unprecedented exodus of teachers, professors, and college students.

Sep 20, 2023 / Column / Kali Holloway

People protesting a planned Pride month assembly argue with counterprotesters outside Saticoy Elementary School in Los Angeles, Friday, June 2, 2023.

The “Parental Rights” Fanatics Have Descended on LA The “Parental Rights” Fanatics Have Descended on LA

I’m a public school parent. I shouldn’t have to spend my time fighting these violent, bigoted extremists.

Sep 12, 2023 / Daisy Gardner

Louisiana LGBTQ

The Queer Progressives Helping to Pull Louisiana to the Left The Queer Progressives Helping to Pull Louisiana to the Left

The Pelican State might have a dearth of left-leaning political figures in office, but that doesn’t stop Davante Lewis and Mel Manuel from fighting for LGBTQ advocacy and economic...

Aug 31, 2023 / StudentNation / Kennith Woods

Image of chess pieces lying in disarray on the floor.

The Trans Sports Panic Has Reached Peak Stupidity The Trans Sports Panic Has Reached Peak Stupidity

Now chess, of all things, is banning trans women. Really!

Aug 25, 2023 / Frankie de la Cretaz

Pupil Slicer lead vocalist Katie Davies during a performance at the Bloodstock Open Air Festival in 2022.

How the UK’s Metal Scene Became a Haven for Trans People How the UK’s Metal Scene Became a Haven for Trans People

Amid Britain’s relentless transphobia, the metal community is creating an ever-growing number of trans icons.

Aug 17, 2023 / William Elisabeth Cuthbert

Kentucky SB150

Kentucky’s Anti-LGBTQ “Parental Rights” Law Is a Disaster for Families, Teachers, and Kids Kentucky’s Anti-LGBTQ “Parental Rights” Law Is a Disaster for Families, Teachers, and Kids

SB 150 recommends that schools use incorrect pronouns and limit sex education, while banning gender-affirming care for trans minors. “They’re actively targeting us.”

Aug 11, 2023 / StudentNation / Nadia Scharf

Georgia Tbilisi Pride

Georgia’s Attacks on Queer Activists Jeopardize Its Future With the EU Georgia’s Attacks on Queer Activists Jeopardize Its Future With the EU

The European Union requires the country to strengthen human rights. But leading up to Tbilisi Pride Fest, members of the ruling party continued to dehumanize LGBTQ residents.

Aug 4, 2023 / StudentNation / Jade Lozada

I Scream

I Scream I Scream

The increased attacks on the LGBTQ community.

Aug 8, 2023 / OppArt / Dara Herman Zierlein

Esther Newton, left; Holly Hughes, right.

Surviving Hate Through Queer Kinship Surviving Hate Through Queer Kinship

Anthropologist Esther Newton and artist Holly Hughes tell Laura Flanders how they’ve flourished through decades of culture wars.

Aug 3, 2023 / Q&A / Laura Flanders

Sinéad-O'Connor

Sinéad O’Connor (1966–2023): Premature Anti-Fascist Sinéad O’Connor (1966–2023): Premature Anti-Fascist

For years, O’Connor had been raising an alarm about pedophile priests exploiting children with impunity while an enabling Vatican hierarchy looked the other way.

Aug 1, 2023 / Obituary / Margaret Spillane

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