by Kay WhitlockThe legacy of the private school movement born of mass resistance to desegregation and the structural violence and inequality that animate it remain with us today. It is not possible to make the shift from Incarceration to Education without openly unmasking, naming, and uprooting them.
By Kay Whitlock | Here’s a thought I keep coming back to during this tradition month of Pride celebrations (and protests by some LGBTQ folks against the growing corporate influence and welcoming of strong police presence in Pride celebrations.) It’s not my thought alone. Any number of people—activists, organizers, scholars—have, over many years, voiced something similar. Let’s center criminalized transgender, gender nonconforming, and queer folks in the moral, cultural, and political imaginations and agendas of movements for LGBTQ liberation. Especially criminalized queer communities of color.
By Michael Bronski Image from Flickr user Laverrue As we move into LGBTQ Pride month we are being met with a deluge of public discussions, events, breaking news stories, and potentially groundbreaking legal decisions that impact not only the queer...
CeCe McDonald faces sentencing today. Joey Mogul looks at her case and why the court should take her self-defense claims seriously.
As we celebrate National Coming Out Day, dozens of LGBT groups are “coming out” against a federal program that places thousands of LGBTQ people and communities at risk of violence and violations of our human rights.
A selection of excerpts from new and backlist Beacon LGBT titles.
A team of lawyers including Queer (In)Justice co-author Andrea J. Ritchie are filing a lawsuit in New Orleans challenging a law that targets LGBT people.
The governor of Illinois holds the power to dismantle the state's death penalty. Joey L. Mogul explains why it's important that he do so.