Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has signed three new powerful legislative acts into law to protect individuals fleeing their home states to access abortions and gender-affirming care and to ban conversion therapy for minors. The first act, the Reproductive Freedom Defense Act, prohibits the “enforcement in Minnesota of laws, subpoenas, judgements, or extradition requests by other […]
Women’s and Gender Studies Programs Under Attack
Ahead of an anticipated presidential bid, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made it his mission to demonize discussions of race, gender, and sexuality and delegitimize academic programs involving gender studies or critical race theory. Last year, two bills went into effect in the state, the “Stop WOKE Act” and the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, barring […]
An Ugly Rant Is Met With Silence
It’s election season, and that means it’s time for candidates to pander to the Religious Right.
Crystal Moore Found Justice – But What About The Rest of Us?
It shouldn’t fall to the residents of Latta to make up for Congress’ failures. Ultimately, our national government needs to do better.
Lawful Discrimination: When Homophobia Stays On the Books
Baton Rouge’s story is a small part of a much bigger problem: the rampant homophobia that pervades the whole country (in many cases, by way of being written into our very laws).