October 29, 2021
The debate [around Rachel Levine] centers on what it means to be part of the uniformed services vs the armed services and what a direct commission to the very highest rank means compared to someone who rose through the ranks within the service. Are these distinctions meaningful? Does her appointment advance the cause of transgender members of the military or transgender people writ large?
September 2, 2021
This struggle of Afghan women and the fight against misogyny is hardly new, and yet new developments are happening. Newly mobilized global feminisms may be emerging. If this can happen, it might just save our planet.
July 21, 2021
What counts as “legitimate” constitutes a narrow slice of family experiences in the U.S., and this ideal has been used strategically throughout history to justify discrimination against people and families outside that norm.
June 1, 2021
This month, while we celebrate Pride and the LGBTQ+ community, we’re getting caught up on important works of LGBTQ+ history, sociology, literature, and more.