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.
U.S. officials around the world—and one YouTube star in Gay Hell, Michigan—are ringing in June by taking on the Trump administration’s ban on pride flags.
“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.”
Nine is a magical number. In Greek mythology, there were nine muses; cats have nine lives; there are nine circles of hell in Dante’s Inferno. 2019 also marks the beginning of my ninth year editing and publishing “Sinister Wisdom.”
The United Methodist Church voted this week to affirm the denomination’s anti-gay positions and rejected a plan that would have made LGBTQ inclusion an issue for local churches to decide. This is my response—as a feminist theologian, a queer woman and a Baptist in exile.
The so-called “Christian” Right has continued to attack the LGBT community—and some folks who call themselves feminists are abetting them.
Stacey Abrams, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi weigh in on the state of politics and what’s next; new data shows support for a higher minimum wage and the impact of Donald Trump’s war on healthcare; and more feminist highlights from the week!
“Sinister Wisdom” as a journal has archived lesbian writing over the past 43 years. Lesbians write, and we enter it into the record.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ latest proposed Title IX guidelines continue the Trump administration’s attack on LGBTQ rights—and leave transgender and queer students in danger.
“The Church of England welcomes and encourages the unconditional affirmation of trans people,” declares new guidance for Anglican clergy, “equally with all people, within the body of Christ, and rejoices in the diversity of that body into which all Christians have been baptised by one Spirit.”