© 2018 by Heron Greenesmith

  • LinkedIn - Black Circle
  • Twitter - Black Circle

March 8, 2019

This article first appeared on March 8, 2019 on Rewire.News.

Julia Beck has been granted a platform to give the right wing's anti-transgender activism the veneer of bipartisanship.  

A baffling sentence opened the Thursday testimony of Julia Beck, speaking at the U.S. Ho...

This article first appeared on November 1, 2018 on Political Research Associates.

On October 21, The New York Times reported receiving information from the White House that details how the Trump Administration proposes to impose a multi-agency re-interpretation of “sex”...

September 26, 2018

This article originally appeared on September 24, 2018 in ReWire.News.

Gender ideology” took center stage at this weekend’s Values Voter Summit (VVS) in Washington, D.C. And side stage. And student mixer. In each instance, it was used as a handy catchall: Objecting to “...

July 17, 2018

This article originally appeared on July 16th, 2018 in Rewire.

On Wednesday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted to add an amendment to an appropriations bill that included a provision permitting licensed child-welfare agencies to discriminate on the basis of...

June 28, 2018

This article originally appeared on the front page of the Huffington Post on June 28, 2018 on .

I am going to speak ill of Justice Kennedy.

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement on Wednesday secured his legacy. By declaring his intention to leave the court on...

April 17, 2018

This article originally appeared on ReWire.news on April 17, 2018.

The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is a federally administered survey that provides some of the most crucial data in the United States on the demographics of crime victims, including their s...

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 27, 2017

This article originally appeared on Medium.com on October 27, 2017.

In the past week, Republicans in the House and Senate have passed non-binding budget resolutions: recommendations for how the party thinks spending should be allocated, or to be accurate, cut. The lower...

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,...

Please reload

RSS Feed