Tarana Burke on Me Too, 12 Years and 1 Year Later: 'Keep Your Head Down, Keep Moving Forward' 

In a Senate floor speech announcing her support for now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Maine Republican Susan Collins applauded the “#MeToo movement” as “needed” and “long overdue.” She then proceeded to hand a lifetime appointment to a man accused of sexual assault and harassment by multiple women. According…

'Selena for Sanctuary' Concert Series Has Raised Over $10K in Legal Fees for Immigrant Rights 

DAMROSCH PARK, NEW YORK — Dancing tias and teens commandeer the aisles before the performers even enter stage left. Beer, sweat, and laughter permeate the air like the holy trinity of every good fiesta. The message, for once, is not to assimilate, but to celebrate and relish in the Latinx community’s roots. The Selena…

At a Climate Justice Fashion Show, the Kids Prove They're Gonna Be All Right 

There’s not a ton of room for environmental optimism these days—optimism in general seems to have taken a leave of absence in the Trump age—but that wasn’t the case at the 6th annual Climate Justice Youth Summit (CJYS), hosted by UPROSE, a Latino community-based organization based in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The summit…

Grace Slick Is Taking Chick-Fil-A's Money and Giving It to an LGBT Rights Organization

You may have noticed the use of Starship’s 1987 hit “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” in a recent Chick-fil-A commercial and thought, “Hmm, I thought Starship built this city on rock and roll, not hate,” or, “Well I’ll be damned, breeders have torn yet another artifact of queer culture and woven it into the fabric of…