Thirteen men have been charged in connection with a conspiracy to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan. After news broke of the arrests, Trump tweeted, “Governor Whitmer of Michigan has done a terrible job” and continued to criticize her in subsequent tweets.
Super Happy Fun America’s recent “straight pride” parade in Boston has come and gone—but the ideology that inspired it lingers, and it is not limited to the parade’s homophobia.
Multiple male supremacy groups have been vocally supportive of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, even as he faces mounting allegations of sexual assault—which should come as little surprise, considering that the same groups consistently lobby to roll back the rights of survivors.
A recent exchange on the altright.com message board asked participants to weigh in on women’s functionality. One poster responded: “Seriously, the only role women play in this movement is donating their husband’s money.”
Roughly 1,000 people arrived in D.C. Wednesday evening and reclaimed Farragut Square to launch “wave after wave of nonviolent civil disobedience demanding Trump be removed from office and that an agenda be advanced that heals the wounds of white supremacy.”
The push to preserve Confederate monuments that has become a rallying cry for white supremacists and white nationalists is facing more resistance from activists and lawmakers than ever after a deadly riot unfolded at a protest defending a statue of Robert E. Lee.
Shortly after her murder, Heyer was heinously criticized on a neo-Nazi site as a childless waste of life. Here, fellow childless and childfree women mourn Heather’s loss with the hope of magnifying her message against injustice and celebrating her heroism.
MRAs and the alt-right are meshing together, and the President himself is pulling from both of their handbooks.
As a nation, we must decide where we will stand: on the side of hate and violence or the side of love and equality. If the Trump administration cannot decide which they choose, we will just have to dig in our heels as we fight for ours.
It takes no courage to be a brown-shirt. The heroes are the folks who step up to protect their neighbors. Here are some successful intervention options for the next time a bigot with an attitude starts to go off.