When you hear “former pro football player,” LGBT and feminist activist isn’t necessarily what comes to mind. But that’s exactly who Wade Davis is — an openly-gay, former NFL player, who is fighting homophobia and sexism, one conversation at a time.
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I love me some TED talks. I’m all about loading up a random playlist, and letting progressive geniuses speak their message into my living room as I assemble a complicated piece of Ikea furniture bearing a Swedish name i won’t even pretend to pronounce.
And what those who object to the idea get wrong Matt McGorry has a message for all the other nice guys out there: “Being nice is not enough to stop sexism or racism or any kind of -ism.” You might know McGorry from his roles in Orange Is the New Black and How to Get […]
The first time I read Melissa Harris Perry’s book Sister Citizen, I realized I knew even less than I imagined about what it means to be a woman, and more specifically, a Black woman. Sister Citizen enlarged my world and reminded me of a question I had asked my mother many years ago at church, […]