“None of these instances of hope are all encompassing, after all, there are no magic bullets in civil rights struggles. But taken together, they all add up to hope for trans people. And we could all use a little hope right now.”
“…the decision to leave Florida was simple to me. I feel forced out in more ways than just anti-queer legislation.”
Imara takes a look at anti-trans legislation in Texas and how advocates are fighting back.
“…the targeting of New College can be seen as a retaliation against students…who have the audacity to speak back to power.”
“Amongst our local communities and the media at large, it is deeply unfair to speculate that the decision to become yourself is a result of weakness or victimization.”
Imara Jones unpacks the Christian Nationalist playbook behind all anti-trans legislation with MSNBC host Ali Velshi.
“The state is often portrayed as a backward, high-rolling playground for the likes of Donald Trump or a ‘lost cause’ state. But the reality is that Florida is also home to a large queer community and their lives are becoming more precarious in the state where they found themselves.”
“Trans people will be worrying about the small crack in the wall created by the Biden administration possibly bursting open to other forms of “reasonable” discrimination further down the line.”