Category: Gender & Sexuality

Rachel Levine and Transgender Representation in Uniform

Rachel Levine and Transgender Representation in Uniform

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?

For Afghan Women, Again

For Afghan Women, Again

—Zillah Eisenstein

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.

Celebrate with Pride: An eBook Special

Celebrate with Pride: An eBook Special

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.