April 4, 2018

This article originally appeared in ReWire.news on April 4, 2018.

In early March, 12-year-old Andy Leach of Mississippi died by suicide.

The causes of death by suicide are never fully known. But there is evidence that he had been struggling at school after telling his pe...

November 16, 2017

This essay originally appeared on Medium.com on November 15, 2017. It was also published in the Huffington Post. 

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: open enrollment season!

♫Silver plans, silver plans. It’s healthcare time in the city.♫

Etc.

Despite the Trump Admini...

October 16, 2017

This essay first appeared on Medium.com on October 16, 2017.

**Content note: sexual violence**

On Sunday night, women took to social media to say “#MeToo,” confirming their places among the staggering numbers who’ve experienced sexual violence.

Study after study after nat...

May 25, 2017

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post on May 25, 2017.

The two women’s stories shared in this video demonstrate the challenges that LGBT elders face as they age. Tina and Jackie were born in the same Virginia town in 1947. Despite their similar beginnings,...

April 5, 2016

This article appears in full in At the Intersections. Please visit the site for the full text and citations and to read more about the experiences of LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness and how to support their success.

The largest proportion of lesbian, gay, and bise...

This guide first appeared on the Center for American Progress on May 23, 2013. Please visit that site to read more, view the citations, and learn more about the Affordable Care Act.

President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or ACA, in...

September 14, 2010

This article first appeared in the Modern American in September 2010. For the full text, with citations, please visit that site.

I am a third year law student, gearing up to face a bleak legal job market, a bleaker economy, and almost two hundred thousand dollars in stu...

This article first appeared in the Cardozo Journal of Gender and the Law. in September 2010. For the full article, with citations, please visit that site.

In 2000, Kenji Yoshino published a paper exploring the social erasure of bisexuality. He introduced the paper by em...

This article first appeared in the Dartmouth Journal of Gender and the Law in January 2010. For the full article with citations, please email Heron at herongreenesmith@gmail.com or complete the CONTACT form.

On June 26, 2008, the House of Representatives Subcommittee on...

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