In LGBTQ+ friendly California, Pride Month celebrations in schools have become culture war targets
Despite the state’s liberal reputation, parents, with some help from conservative groups, are joining a nationwide push to challenge diversity, equity and inclusion in education.
Americans are divided on gender identity, pronouns and whether schools should discuss them, survey finds
An overall “unfamiliarity” with LGBTQ+ communities could be contributing to hardened views on the issues in schools and beyond, PRRI CEO Melissa Deckman said.
Could access to child care be the key to helping parents clear arrest warrants?
"Warrant clinics" have lawyers, clerks and judges — but no threat of arrest, making it a place parents can take care of legal issues without the fear that their child won’t be cared for.
How Black autistic women and girls are excluded from conversations on resources and research
Advocates say data is playing catch-up to their lived experiences with gender and racial bias, often leaving them with missed diagnoses and minimal support.
The 19th partners with Digital Women Leaders to provide mentorship to Frances Ellen Watkins Harper fellows
As part of the partnership, each of the The 19th’s five Frances Ellen Watkins Harper fellows will be paired with a mentor who specializes in the concentration the fellow is focused on.
Southern LGBTQ+ organizer says change ‘needs to happen no matter where you live’
Mandy Carter, cofounder of Southerners on New Ground (SONG), reflects on 30 years of queer liberation organizing — and says people shouldn’t write off the region.
Florida mother AJ Owens is one of the latest Black women to die by gun violence
Friends and family describe an engaged mother who was creating a village for her children and trying to keep them safe amid a neighborhood dispute.
A relocated show and an overturned law reveal the ways restrictions on drag vary across the country
The developments come amid a growing wave of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, including bills targeting drag, in statehouses across the country.
‘Chef’s Choice’ author TJ Alexander on why rom-coms are the ultimate trans allegory
Trans people’s lives have all of the elements of a good rom-com: intrigue, interest in someone or something and obstacles to overcome, they said.
In Denver, a group asked White women to sit in and demand a gun ban. Here’s who came.
The women of color behind Here 4 The Kids chose Colorado, a state that has passed restrictions recently, to emphasize that even blue states could do more about gun violence.
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