Giving proper credit to a colleague shouldn't be radical, but it can be powerful.
In an interview with Billboard, country icon Dolly Parton spoke out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, saying, “Of course Black lives matter. Do we think our little white asses are the only ones that matter? No!”
Lawyer and LGBTQ rights advocate, Pedro Irigonegaray has consistently battled Fred Phelps in court throughout his career.
I try to live by a number of mantras, one of which is: Give credit where credit is due. I was motivated to write this piece
Self-described "allies," in this case straight white cisgender people, engage is a little round of "how could this happen?" It happens because we're still allowed to be a punchline and nobody gives a damn.
Offer the same love and light to the Muslim community that you do to the queer community.
2015 has been a whirlwind of a year for LGBT people. As the year draws to a close -- as we celebrate our successes and learn the lessons of our setbacks -- where should the LGBT movement turn its attention next?
MTV's documentary "White People" sparked a conversation about race & white privilege. Now the discussion shifts to what it means to be an ally to a movement that is not your own. We talk with activists and allies to find out.
There are many of us in the LGBT community who want allies, but do we extend ourselves to help the "other others," those people who are seemingly most unlike ourselves? Now that we as a community are gaining strength and more equality, it is time for us to become vocal and visible allies to other communities.
Much of my stand-up is about feminist issues, and because of that, I've been called "man-hating," but I believe when a man talks about feminist issues, people listen more, as disheartening as that is.