Leila Ettachfini

Race and Health

9 Mic-Drop Moments from the Reparations Hearing

In which Mitch McConnell and American kleptocracy get owned by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Leila Ettachfini
5 days ago
LGBTQ

Chanel Scurlock Is the Fifth Black Trans Woman Killed in the Last Month

"I’m proud of you for being unapologetically correct about your feelings and expectations of YOU," wrote a friend of the North Carolina woman on Facebook.
Leila Ettachfini
6.7.19
LGBTQ

The Alabama Mayor Who Suggested Killing LGBTQ People Has Offered to Resign

Nationwide backlash against Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers has forced the mayor to reconsider his initial decision to remain in his position.
Leila Ettachfini
6.5.19
identity-race

Court Reporters May Be Writing Down Black People's Testimonies Wrong

A new study shows that stenographers frequently fail at correctly understanding and transcribing African American English, which can have devastating consequences for Black people in court.
Leila Ettachfini
5.23.19
mind

Life Coach Tony Robbins Faces Allegations of Sexual Harassment

The news comes in the wake of his controversial comments around #MeToo.
Leila Ettachfini
5.17.19
palestine

People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organizers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
5.15.19
Music

Palestinian Women Artists Urge Madonna to Cancel Performance in Israel

Artists like Lorde and Lauryn Hill have chosen not to perform in Israel in support of Palestinian human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.13.19
LGBTQ

These LGBTQ Activists Don’t Want Queer and Trans People Serving in the Military

While the trans military ban has spurred a flurry of media coverage in support of trans troops, these activists still believe the military has no respect for human rights.
Leila Ettachfini
5.2.19
Fertility Fraud

Doctors Can Legally Inseminate Patients with Their Own Sperm in Most States

When Matt White learned that he shares DNA with his mother's former fertility doctor—and close to 50 half-siblings—he and his mother began pushing legislators to outlaw fertility fraud in Indiana. Now, victims in other states are following suit.
Leila Ettachfini
4.22.19
Photography

Photographer Elijah Ndoumbé on Honoring Their Process No Matter What

"I'm focused on making work that is creatively fulfilling and that honors the process, whatever that looks like. If that is trans work, then let it be trans work. If it's not, let it not be."
Leila Ettachfini
4.2.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

5 Muslim Women Artists Whose Powerful Work You Should Know

Follow them. Support them. Give them your money.
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
Photography

Texas Isaiah Wants to Make Photography Fair

"I want young trans folks to know they deserve to participate in their fullest creative expression."
Leila Ettachfini
3.27.19
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