Civil Rights

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The Queer Liberation March went up 6th Avenue ending at a rally in Central Park in New York City on Sunday, June 30, 2019.
"We dont want your rainbow merchandise, we want equal human rights."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Demonstrators gather outside of the U.S. Supreme Court
"All Virginians will now—finally—have the opportunity this fall to elect a...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Trans people are being killed in the street and the administration wants to...


Change Happens (If Much Too Slowly) Dept: Civil rights icon and Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) tweeted out his long-ago, self-assured mugshot today to commemorate his 1961 release from a Mississippi prison where he served 37 days for "disorderly conduct," aka daring to use a bathroom labelled "white." A leader of the Selma to Montgomery March, the tireless Lewis has been arrested over 40 times fighting for civil rights - he calls it "good or necessary trouble" - for which we thank him.