October 17, 2019

Domestic Violence Isn’t Just a Straight Women’s Issue

October is both LGBTQ History Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. For many of us in the LGBTQ community, the overlap between these two months is deeply personal. The first time that my ex-partner struck me

October 16, 2019

Reasons to Hold Onto Hope in the Three Recent LGBTQ Workers’ Rights Cases at the Supreme Court

When I left home and headed to the U.S. Supreme Court early on the morning of October 8, 2019, I was excited to be in the courtroom during the oral arguments for three important LGBTQ workers’

October 15, 2019

Courts Halt Final “Public Charge” Rule

On Friday, federal courts in three states blocked implementation of the final “public charge” regulation issued by the Department of Homeland Security. Just as a reminder, this is the final rule that would make immigrant families

October 15, 2019

#MeToo Two Years Later: Three Ways People Are Creating Real Change, Right Now

It’s been two years since #MeToo went viral and countless survivors have shouldered the burden of sharing their stories and advocating for accountability from our institutions.  But has anything actually changed?   Yes! And not just in Hollywood.  Motivated by the brave survivors and workers

October 11, 2019

Healing Communities in the Face of Fear: Celebrating Latinx Early Educators

“Through challenges they have found solace and strength in one another and extended arms of support to the children and families that pass through their doors.” – our partners at All Our Kin on the work

October 10, 2019

Your Right to Abortion Before the Supreme Court: What You Need to Know June Medical Services v. Gee

nbsp; On Friday, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear oral arguments in June Medical Services v. Gee. Here’s a quick overview of what you need to know. What case is about: June Medical Services

October 6, 2019

One Year Later: Survivors Deserve Better

I still remember vividly where I was and what I was doing when Senator Susan Collins announced that she would be supporting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court of the United States. I was in

October 4, 2019

Dear El Paso

Dear El Paso, I miss you. El Paso is home, and no matter how much I love the things I have seen and the places I have been since I left it. There is no replacing

October 3, 2019

5 Things You Should Know About the Landmark LGBTQ Cases at the Supreme Court This Month

On October 8, the Supreme Court will be hearing the cases of three people – Gerald Bostock, Donald Zarda, and Aimee Stephens – all of who were wrongly fired by their employers. Bostock and Zarda were

October 1, 2019

Five Reasons the Senate Should Reject Problematic Judicial Nominee Sarah Pitlyk

Sarah Pitlyk, Trump’s latest pick for a lifetime seat on one of the district courts of Missouri, is a stark reminder that our courts have been radicalized with extreme nominees who have no business being on

September 30, 2019

On This Hyde Anniversary, Fight

Today is an anniversary we don’t celebrate. Forty-three years ago, Congress first passed the Hyde Amendment. Some members of Congress, so upset that the Supreme Court recognized that the Constitution protects the right to decide whether

September 23, 2019

Cómo Mi Comunidad Me Ha Ayudado a Sanar

Traducido por: Stephanie Hernandez Tres días antes de mi tercer cumpleaños, mi madre cruzó la frontera entre Estados Unidos y México, comingo atada a su cadera. Solo a mediados de sus veintes, hizo el viaje peligroso