Social media stars and LGBTQ organizations alike rang in Stonewall’s anniversary with a stream of pride-filled posts.
Fifty years after the Stonewall Riots began the modern LGBTQ+ movement, young people like Lillian Lennon and Raquel Willis are forming a new front line in the fight for trans equality—and giving young trans people hope for the future.
Reps. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Susie Lee (D-NV) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) are renewing their calls for the creation of a national museum dedicated to honoring the contributions of women throughout American history. Maloney and Fitzpatrick are lead sponsors of H.R. 1980, the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act. The other members joined […]
City officials and local movement leaders in Los Angeles came together Saturday for the dedication of what is now Dolores Huerta Square.
Then-Governor of California Ronald Reagan wasn’t interested in chastising Linda Taylor for her criminal history. Instead, he leveraged her illegal collection of thousands of dollars worth of food stamps, social security benefits and veteran benefits to call for the discontinuation of social safety net programs many need to survive.
“I grew up at a time when we actually believed we may make a revolution in this country: when women would be equal to men; when workers were paid a living wage; where health care would be universal. My friends were gay, straight, black and white, and I believe this is what gave me that zeal.”
“Being the daughter of Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz is a gift for which I am forever grateful.”
Both Mark Cull and I came from the woods: tent camping, car sleeping and little to entertain us besides life inside books. We also both became writers, the kind interested in helping others tell their stories even as we wrote our own. In short, we were born to be indie publishers.
Abolitionist and suffragette Julia Ward Howe’s 1870 “Mother’s Day Proclamation” called for advancing peace and equality. Centuries later, her words still ring true.
Cloth making—reeling, spinning, weaving, knitting—is historically “night work,” most often done by women, most often poor women, then and now, all over the earth.