"Just like those who use social media as a space for advocacy — using this platform to raise awareness about social issues is inherently helpful in spreading awareness."
Any workplace would be lucky to have queer and trans staff members, and the Supreme Court should back this up by protecting our right to equal employment — regardless of who we are or who we love.
My desk's mission to diversify our staff is not about stroking our progressive egos for the sake of having a postcard-worthy staff. This effort is about producing the best content possible while simultaneously uplifting the voices and opinions of marginalized folks in our community.
Editorial Board recognizes that Morehouse College is taking a step in the right direction with their new gender identity policy, however it is not without flaw.
"Thanks to the toxic ways in which race defines and structures our interactions with one another, I felt trapped in a lightskin purgatory feeling both privileged and marginalized and not knowing how to reconcile that."
Amidst the release of 2017 tax documents showing fast-food giant Chick-fil-A's donations to anti-LGTBQ+ causes, Devon Johnson shares his thoughts on the effectiveness of boycotting Chick-fil-A.
"So no, I will not apologize for believing Smollett, because neither you nor I were the injured party following his lie; neither of us deserve atonement. However, I am deeply sorry to the victims of any attack on their personhood who may now be hesitant to seek justice, as this pernicious precedent has stripped hate victims of their credibility."
"If the preservation of one’s masculinity, through whatever means and modes of expression, are predicated upon the dehumanization of others, perhaps your brand of masculinity is inherently toxic."
"The flag is not just a flag, as the hat is not just a hat."
The college admissions process is complex and universities are uniquely, inherently selective. So, most react to rejection with the quip that, “It just be like that sometimes.”