COVID-19

Colleges Are Fumbling Their Response to Coronavirus—Again

It didn’t have to be this way, but this is what happens when colleges are more concerned with sports, the money they get from dormitories, or the ability to charge facility fees than they are with the health of their students and their professors. 

No New Normal: Who Will We Be After This Nightmare Is Over?

If we want to survive, we’re going to have to save ourselves. Read more »

The Twisted Racial Politics of Going Outside

The belief that Certain People are ruining the outdoors has been a prevalent idea for a very long time, especially among white people. Read more »

Suspicious Minds: The Conspiracy Theories That Shaped America’s Paranoid Politics

Conspiracy theories offer a coherent plot that seems to stabilize a world in flux. Read more »

World on Fire: Environmental Racism and COVID-19 Are a Deadly Combination

Ultimately, the only cure for environmental racism is to entirely dismantle the structures that allow it to fester. Read more »

Many Deaf Women Aren’t Safer at Home

48 million deaf or hard of hearing people in the United States at risk of domestic violence during the lockdown. Read more »

World on Fire: As COVID-19 Spreads, So Do Stereotypes about the South

The rhetoric folks use when talking about the South has got to stop. Read more »

As Struggling Creatives Join Sex Work, What Do Long-Term Sex Workers Lose?

Even if they don’t practice sex work, many creatives tap into sexuality as an extension of self, exploring it in sculpture, photography, and performance. Read more »

Coronavirus Is Triggering Historical Trauma—and Real Life Consequences—for Native Americans

Like the rest of the world, Indian country is scared, and it has even more reason to be. Read more »

Doulas Gone Digital: How to Self-Advocate If You’re Forced to Labor without Support

A lack of support can feel scary for new parents and is especially unsettling for those who are marginalized. Read more »

Autistic and Disabled Folks Know about the Dangers of Bleach “Cures” Firsthand

It’s time for the public to listen to what autistic and disabled advocates have been saying for years. Read more »

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