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Remembering and honoring Transgender people

Today, November 20, is the 18th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), a day to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, or the hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and acts to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the Transgender community. According to LGBT organizations and […]

Racial bias is a problem in doctors’ offices

Samantha Michaels — Mother Jones Black gay men are more likely to distrust the medical establishment—and to have higher rates of undiagnosed infections. Terrance Moore couldn’t breathe—just a few steps left the 23-year-old struggling for air. His doctor in Washington, DC, had previously diagnosed him with bronchitis,but the problem persisted. When he returned for a […]