Activists have described it as civil rights whiplash: Despite all of the progress in LGBTQIA+ rights, visibility, and acceptance in this new century, a wave of transphobia and homophobia is sweeping the nation. This year alone, more than 200 pieces of anti-LGBTQIA+ legislation have been introduced in 36 states, the majority targeting trans and nonbinary […]
“If Kyle Rittenhouse had been Black, would he have even survived that night?” asks LAW Dean Angela Onwuachi-Willig
Pundits and politicians have created their own definition for the term, and then set about attacking it.
The New York Times: “We Disagree on a Lot of Things. Except the Danger of Anti-Critical Race Theory Laws.”
What is the purpose of a liberal education? This is the question at the heart of a bitter debate that has been roiling the nation for months.
How extremists are infiltrating — and fracturing — campus Republican groups.
The trial of Derek Chauvin over the murder of George Floyd can be seen as a proxy for the larger history of police in the United States brutalizing and killing Black people disproportionately and often with total impunity. A panel of BU scholars representing the Schools of Law and Public Health discussed the implications of the […]
“‘It is my conviction as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces that gender identity should not be a bar to military service. Moreover, there is substantial evidence that allowing transgender individuals to serve in the military does not have any meaningful negative impact on the Armed Forces.'”
“In the first hours and days of the Biden administration, something precious has been returned to us. That invaluable thing that has been restored to LGBTQ Americans — and many others — is hope.”
“It is now the policy of this administration that ‘[e]very person should be treated with respect and dignity and should be able to live without fear, no matter who they are or whom they love.'”
Plus, how she overcame them to deliver her moving poem, “The Hill We Climb.”