Disabled activists and Twitter users have started the hashtag #HighRiskCA to highlight the ways in which California’s age-tiered vaccine distribution system will negatively impact and kill disabled people and others who may be younger but at higher risk.
In a landmark executive order applauded by LGBTQ advocates and organizations, President Joe Biden repealed the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people in the military.
In his first 100 days, Biden is expected to take more actions towards reversing many of the Trump administration’s attacks on LGBTQ people, as well as expanding LGBTQ rights and protections.
As state legislatures begin their 2021 sessions, lawmakers across the country are taking aim at transgender rights, with a multitude of bills aimed at preventing trans youth from accessing life saving health care, and excluding trans girls from participating on girls’ sports teams at federally funded institutions.
Yesterday’s violent pro-Trump protests at the nation’s capitol, which resulted in four deaths and just 52 arrests, drew reactions of shock and horror from people around the world.
Here’s what feminists and lawmakers are saying.
As 2020 draws to a close, Ms. is looking forwards towards the new year (and new administration!), and thinking about the most vital issues for feminists to be aware of — because there’s so much more work to be done.
With this in mind, we talked to some of our favorite feminists about their top priorities for issues the country is facing from the environment to reproductive rights to voting, and what changes they’re hoping for 2021.
On Tuesday, LGBT internet communities celebrated when Elliot Page, star of Juno, The Umbrella Academy, and Whip It, shared on social media that he was transgender.
Here’s what the media got right—and why accurate media coverage is vital in the fight for trans peoples’ rights to exist safely in the world.
On Saturday, actress Laverne Cox announced that she and a friend had experienced a transphobic attack while walking in Griffith Park, Los Angeles.
The attack comes at the end of a year that has proved one of the deadliest on record for trans people, on the streets and in the courts and statehouses.
The election didn’t reveal a decisive winner for either Georgia Senate seat—which means Tuesday’s runoff election will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate.
Here’s where the Georgia Senate candidates—Sen. Kelly Loeffler, Rev. Raphael Warnock, Sen. David Perdue and Jon Ossoff—stand on the issues, from COVID-19 and immigration, to criminal justice and the economy.
During the 2020 presidential election, two U.S. Senate seats were up for grabs in Georgia. In both races, none of the candidates received the needed 50 percent of the vote to win, meaning Georgia will have a general election runoff on January 5, 2021.
The election results will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate. Voters have until December 7, 2020 to register to vote in the runoff.
In honor of #ThxBirthControl Day, Ms. magazine sat down with Dr. Gillian Sealy, Dr. Megan Stubbs and Dr. Staci Tanouye to chat about birth control, why it matters, how it can be used for much more than controlling pregnancy, and more.