Gender & Sexuality

Imposter Syndrome, Like the “Strong Black Woman” Trope, Hurts Us.

Imposter Syndrome (IS), is a term initially meant to deconstruct erroneous feelings of inadequacy, often…

When the abuser wears a mask

Not long ago, the actor Jonathan Majors was found guilty of misdemeanor assault and harassment for his treatment…

I am a real-life double exceptional high-achieving autistic woman. My life is not like ‘The Big Bang Theory’

“You can’t sit there; that’s my spot!” yells The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper. As…

The Imperative of Trans Solidarity in Red States

This year has seen an unprecedented wave of almost 500 anti-trans and anti-LGBTQ bills that…

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Are A Threat, Even if You Don’t Want An Abortion

Reproductive rights advocates have long been warning people seeking abortion of the dangers of crisis…

Home At Last: How I Found My Queer Arab Community

I recently walked into a Chicago tea bar in the Andersonville neighborhood to watch a…

Girls should be free to make messes and keep the science tidy

This October, astronomy enthusiasts in the northern hemisphere can spot a comet first seen by Pierre…

It’s Time to Prioritize The Care Economy

We’re just a few weeks away from the world’s first International Day of Care and…

Back To School? Working Moms Feel Brunt of Pressure

It is back-to-school season, but for many mamas, it’s way more than that. It’s pressure.…

Misogyny is Fatal: Abortion Bans & Maternal Mortality

Last weekend marked the one-year anniversary of the Dobbs legislation that overturned Roe v. Wade, severely limiting access to…

In Solidarity with Transgender Women

This Pride Month, it is necessary to address the pressing issues faced by our transgender…

The Black Woman in America

The life of a Black Woman in America The most disrespected person So much weighs…

How becoming a noncustodial mother revealed a lack of peer support and social acceptance

It was a sunny and warm Southern California afternoon as I browsed in a quaint…

Victims of Sexual Assault by Identity Fraud Deserve Legal Protection

The lies of Congressman George Santos have inspired multiple new law reform proposals. However, lying…

Let’s not call illegal harassment of transgender students bullying

“Nobody is under any obligation to be kind to me in school,” argued Montana State…