Curtis W. Evans, Jr.

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A Black Man Hangs a White Supremacist: Tyler Shields’s Charged Photography

In Tyler Shields’ photographs the traditional victim of violent race-related injustice turns aggressor. For Shields, it’s a powerful and symbolic …

Civil Rights

BREAKING: LGBTQ Community in South Carolina Blocks Bridge to Stand with #BlackLivesMatter, #baltimoreuprising

UPDATE: Four organizers were arrested on charges of disorderly conduct. You can contribute to the Cooper River 4 Legal Defense Fund HERE. Read …

Black Lives Matter

Transgender Employee Takes Action Against Barnes & Noble for Discrimination

May 6, 2015 – Today, Transgender Law Center, Alexander Krakow + Glick LLP, and the Law Offices of G. Samuel Cleaver filed suit against Barnes & …

LGBTQI

Meet the gay celibate Catholic who’s shaking up the sexuality debates

The blogger and author is part of a growing movement of gay celibate Christians. – Image courtesy of Eve Tushnet<p>A few decades ago, there were …

LGBTQI

For transgender teens and teachers, acceptance could be two words away

For some transgender high school students in the Virginia suburbs, a school board decision Thursday could mean an end to death threats and the beginning of freedom to live openly as who they truly are.<p>But to some parents, adding two words to a nondiscrimination policy — “gender identity,” words …

LGBTQI

Springfield, Mo., voters repeal LGBT anti-discrimination law

Voters in Springfield, Mo., voted by a slim margin to repeal protections against discrimination for the city's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender citizens.<p>The measure passed in Missouri's third-largest city with 51.4% of the vote Tuesday night.<p>"We are still here for each other, and we will …

LGBTQI

Street Style Trend Report: Fringe Skirts

Street style is our main source of inspiration for the season's best trends and is often where we look to spot them in the first place, as soon as …

Clothing

Religious Freedom Firestorm: Arkansas House Approves Bill Similar to Indiana's

On the heels of Indiana's controversial religious freedom law, Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday gave final approval to a similar measure — and the governor says he’ll sign it.<p>The Arkansas House voted 67-21 to pass the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which follows the state senate's approval of the …

LGBTQI

Everybody's Lost Their Goddamn Mind Over Religious Freedom

Both conservatives and liberals aren’t being straight about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.<p>You want to know the weirdest thing about the fight …

LGBTQI

Nigeria: Buhari beats Goodluck Jonathan

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> A day after winning Nigeria's presidency, Muhammadu Buhari told CNN's Christiane Amanpour that he plans to aggressively fight corruption that has long plagued Nigeria and go after the root of the nation's unrest.<p>Buhari said he'll "rapidly give attention" to curbing violence …

Africa

Curl Sponge Is The Fastest Way To Achieve Curls On Short, Natural Hair

File this ingenious product under "things that will make your life easier."<p>We first heard about Curl Sponge back in 2014 while swapping natural hair stories and tips with friends. It was hard to believe that a tiny foam sponge could be used to create the most defined curls in a matter of minutes. …