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Guest edited by Janet Mock in honor of Womens History Month, our March issue marks the first time in almost three decades of publishing that Out features, is written by, photographed by, and styled by only women and nonbinary femmes.
Meet The Mothers and Daughters of the Movement, our cover story featuring the queer and trans women leading us towards our liberation on the frontlines of race, class, gender, and sexuality—from the ’60s until now.
“To sit at Miss Major Griffin-Gracy’s feet is a gift,” writes Janet Mock. “I’ve experience it firsthand.” Our March cover star—one of our fearless leaders—never stopped fighting for her girls.
Barbara Smith’s life “has been a testament to radical Black love and sisterhood,” writes Janet Mock. “And I, along with millions of Black women, have been deeply affected by her contributions.” Get to know Smith, one of the movement’s first proud, out Black lesbians.
Alicia Garza is best known for gifting us the rallying cry #BlackLivesMatter, but her story is only just beginning. “It is undeniable that Alicia continues to set the tone for a more intersectional movement for Black Lives,” writes Raquel Willis.
“Fighting, for me, basically means demanding my humanity in the face of so many systems, institutions, and even individuals telling me I don’t deserve it,” says March cover star Charlene Carruthers. Now, the freedom fighter is amplifying her message.
Disabled people get a lot of practice telling people about our bodies:
doctors, therapists, other people in our support networks. Even with
all that practice, important conversations with sexual partners about
our pleasure and our needs can still be hard to start. Here’s some great
help with that from Carrie Kaufman.
Joy of Impurity Culture talks candidly about her process of becoming an
active, avid supporter of reproductive rights when she was previously
An Update on Abortion Pills From the World Health Organization Undermines How the U.S. Regulates Them
"Do not push your child to forgive or otherwise reconcile with the person who hurt them. If you’re..."
happy International Nonbinary Day, y’all!