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The Problem with Lil Mama's "Heterosexual Rights Movement"
What’s Wrong with Lil Mama’s “Heterosexual Rights Movement”

By DoctorJonPaul   It’s always interesting how celebrities are first to turn on the people…

15 Women Making It Happen In The Media
15 Women Making it Happen in the Media

By Elizabeth Alvarado   When it comes to the type of media we consume, i.e.,…

Social Media, Social Activism, And You
Social Media, Social Activism, and You

By Bianca Gonzalez   Activists have turned social media to document heightened injustices in light…

When Clubhouse is Not a Home for LGBTQ+ People
When Clubhouse is Not a Home for LGBTQ+ People

By Jon Higgins, Ed.D. (DoctorJonPaul)    There are a lot of things to hate about…

A VIRTUAL RENAISSANCE: How hip-hop legend D-Nice stole the summer
A VIRTUAL RENAISSANCE: How hip-hop legend D-Nice stole the summer

By Joshua McCoy   D-Nice was the sole entertainment on the Emmys main stage, but…

This Woman Is Using Literacy Programs to Fight Racism
This Woman Is Using Literacy Programs to Fight Racism (And Also Queering Weddings)

By Sarah Prager   Like all of us, L.S. Quinn has had to show a…

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The Problem with Lil Mama's "Heterosexual Rights Movement"
What’s Wrong with Lil Mama’s “Heterosexual Rights Movement”

By DoctorJonPaul   It’s always interesting how celebrities are first to turn on the people who support them and their craft. In this case, that can be said for Brooklyn-based rapper Lil…

I Am Not Your Karen: A profile of the enduring allyship of Jane Elliott
I Am Not Your Karen: A profile of the enduring allyship of Jane Elliott

By Nafeesah Allen   When asked about her work in 2020, Jane Elliott put it simply: “I separate groups of [white] people according to the color of their eyes in order to…

15 Women Making It Happen In The Media
15 Women Making it Happen in the Media

By Elizabeth Alvarado   When it comes to the type of media we consume, i.e., movies, shows, books, news, social media, etc., women – especially women of color, are often excluded. Through…

Social Media, Social Activism, And You
Social Media, Social Activism, and You

By Bianca Gonzalez   Activists have turned social media to document heightened injustices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. As gathering for protests and community service projects now poses a health risk,…

Raising The Bar Discussing Restaurant Workers Rights With Karen Fu
Raising the Bar: Discussing Restaurant Workers’ Rights with Karen Fu

By Nafeesah Allen   As one of the top bartenders in New York City, Karen Fu has become well known among top-tier drink makers. Making her footprint bicoastal in Los Angeles has…

How Companies Can Support & Champion Employees Living with Autism
How Companies Can Support & Champion Employees Living with Autism

By Kate Taylor   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 54 people in the United States are living with Autism.  It’s estimated that worldwide, more than 70…