I’ve have a headache all day. Going to call it a night.
Over her four-decade-long career, artist Kiki Smith has made sculptures of body parts, tapestries depicting animals and the cosmos, and drawings of wolves and women—a strange confluence of the corporeal and the fantastic, with distinct feminist undertones. Smith is known as a leader of the downtown art scene that emerged in Manhattan throughout the 1980s, and many of her pieces have a dark fairy-tale quality—as if they could illustrate pages from the Brothers Grimm. I expected for the artist herself to have a bit of magic about her.
The religious rights bill heads back to the Senate without wording authorizing Attorney General Dan Paxton to sue San Antonio on behalf of Chick-Fill-A.
The most dangerous place for women is in their own homes, a new report from the United Nations concludes.
When is the last time you went to the doctor for a minor ailment and were told “I’m sorry, I don’t know how to treat you,” or “We don’t treat ‘people like you’ here.” Sounds far-fetched, doesn’t it? I mean, what doctor in their right mind would treat a patient so badly, or not treat them at all? Well, the truth is that it does happen, but generally only to those people who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming. Transgender people have been making the news a lot more in recent years, but most of the buzz has been around bathroom usage instead of real problems like equal access to employment, to housing, and to culturally competent medical care.
LGBT+ women more likely not to have health insurance, as well as not have a personal doctor, avoid medical care due to costs, and be without an annual medical visit
Trans people are prosecuted in every corner of the world, with laws designed to preserve public order used in at least 26 countries, two of them in Eastern Europe, according to the Human Dignity Trust, a global LGBT+ rights advocacy group.