When Do We Talk About Poverty in the LGBTQ Community?

It is only fitting that days after Amazon releases an “inclusive” commercial for their new Kindle, I am led to a series exploring the lives of transgender persons living on the brink (or deeply enmeshed in) poverty. The cause? Often related to their gender identity, especially in a fragile economy. “Transgender financial struggle: ‘How We […]

Anti-Discrimination Movements and Economic Justice

Pgh Lesbian Correspondents

A very interesting piece from Sunday’s Post-Gazette. Pranab Bardhan, economics professor at University of California Berkley, examines the intersection of movements for social equality with economic inequality.  She basiscally says that movements pressing for social change must look at economic justice issues to be ultimately successful. This implies that anti-discrimination and egalitarian movements need to […]