The day I lost my job I realized that I was raised looking up to some incredible Black women, but I’d never really seen any of them fail.
It’s not enough for employers to process smooth transitions for their employees, they must adjust their employee evaluation systems to account for systemic sexism or risk losing their trans employees in the long run.
Despite our grim environmental status, there are so many great organizations doing important work. We need to remember that and support them in any way we can.
These parents are turning this tumultuous political moment into teachable one by talking to their kids about oppression: What it is, how it manifests and how to interrupt it.
When I began my own transition, of course, homelessness lingered as a fear in the back of my mind. I’d watched too many trans women be run out of their jobs under suspicious circumstances and subsequently struggle to find another job to believe I was entirely immune to the possibility.
Practicing self-care at work, or in response to issues at work, can be the difference between feeling hopeless and isolated or inspired and optimistic.
Centering sex workers in the #MeToo movement will help to amplify the important work of those who are already organizing for sex worker rights.
We might not all have the time or money to make monumental life changes. But I know I can educate myself, unplug my devices, and cut down on my meat consumption—and I believe you can too.
Sudden deportation means willingly turning these immigrants’ lives into chaos.
Every time I speak up and share people reach out to me; they let me know that they feel empowered to share their own story.