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Tag: Gender and Sexuality

Louise Melling

A sharp uptick in challenges to U.S. antidiscrimination laws threatens decades of progress in extending civil rights to all.

Nojang Khatami

From street demonstrations to song, dance, film, and poetry, women are advancing a long legacy of struggle against authoritarianism in Iran.

Robin Dembroff, Paisley Currah

Trans-inclusive policies are essential, but efforts to establish them must not lose sight of the structural oppressions that trans people face. 

Sonali Chakravarti

Just as abolitionists fought the Fugitive Slave Act, those resisting the criminalization of reproductive health can employ jury nullification.

adrienne maree brown

What would it look like if we put our desires at the center of our politics?

Joshua Gutterman Tranen

Harm reduction strategies, like those pioneered by queer men of color, have the best chance of stopping this disease.

Micki McElya

The gender politics of Positive Psychology valorize the nuclear family and heterosexual monogamy. But few of the millions who encounter it through self-help books and therapy have any idea.

Lynne Segal

Remembrances of the late author have focused on her best-selling Nickel and Dimed with only rare acknowledgement of the major roles she played in women’s liberation and U.S. socialism.

Jack Parlett

Cruising extends the political value of the city as a space that brings us into contact with people who seem unlike us until we realize our shared desires.

Breanne Fahs

Our well-being depends on a better understanding of how the logic of labor has twisted our relationship with pleasure.