Feministing posted about Human Rights Watch’s new report about sex workers, police and condoms. In four of the nation’s major cities—New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco—police stop, search, and arrest sex workers using condoms as evidence to support prostitution charges. For many sex workers, particularly transgender women, arrest means facing degrading treatment [...]
A group of organizations filed a lawsuit to challenge Arizona’s law. This is important because most abortions performed after 20 weeks are done for health reasons. Here is a story of a couple that went through this sad situation: Source: Pro-choice groups file lawsuit to block Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban
the insite blog has an article and interview about this new book, check it out !!!!!
Are you a girl who plays sports in school or do you know one? Check out this video from Nike commemorating the 40th anniversary of Title IX, which created girls and women’s high school and college sports programs! Source: Guess Who’s 40 And Aging Gracefully: Happy Birthday, Title IX!
Happy Father’s Day to all the dads, stepdads, grandpas, uncles, father figures, and single mamas out there! Fun Dad Fact: Seahorse dads give birth to their kids! Check it out in this video! Some Father’s Day Reading: Some wisdom and pics from NYC dads! A Daughter Wishes Her Trans Dad Happy Father’s Day, Op-ed: Happy [...]
Damn Wonderful is an upcoming “docu-celebration” about 6 young LGBT poets, 3 from New York, and 3 from L.A.! It’s was created by Nelsan Ellis, who you might recognize as Lafayette from True Blood, and Khadija A. Brockington. What does it feel like to be Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgendered and 17/19 or even 23/25….young? What does it feel [...]
The above picture may not look familiar to us in some ways, but we definitely recognize someone else doing the same work that we do! Aparna Bhola, 16, is a peer sex educator in Mumbai, the most populous city in India. She is part of an organization called Kranti, which means “revolution”, which “puts the [...]
As we mentioned earlier this week, Brooklyn Pride is tomorrow! Here’s a rundown of events happening from now through then: TONIGHT, JUNE 8th: PRIDE LGBT YOUTH BARBECUE (poster above) 4:00pm-9:00pm Globe 301 Grove St Brooklyn, NY 11237 Contact: Zully Rolan, email@example.com TOMORROW, JUNE 9th: PRIDE DAY! Prospect Park, Bartel-Pritchard Circle and 9th-15th Streets Along Prospect [...]