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LGBTQ
LGBTQ

The Pilgrims Were Queer

Dig into the history and you'll see plenty of early American colonizers were super gay—and their compatriots had views of it that were complicated, to say the least.
Matt Baume
11.23.17
LGBTQ
LGBTQ

Should the Catholic Church Recognize a 'Queer Saint'?

A look inside the campaign to make the church recognize what may be the first homophobic execution in Brazil.
Kevin Clarke
9.27.17
colonialism
colonialism

Why Britain Needs to Teach Colonial History in Its Schools

We spoke to Indian MP and author Shashi Tharoor about his new book, 'Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India.'
Yohann Koshy
5.26.17
Creators: 50 States of Art
Creators: 50 States of Art

Essay: A Hawaiian Artist Confronts the Lasting Legacy of Colonialism

Drew Broderick discusses the legacy and long-term effects of colonialism in the Pacific.
Drew Broderick
2.22.17
travel
travel

In the Ring with One of Mexico's Top Female Bullfighters

Shona Sanzgiri explores Mexico's colonial history with female matador Karla Sanchez San Martin, known professionally as Karla de los Angeles.
Shona Sanzgiri
11.22.16
Stuff
Stuff

Want to Heal Yourself from 'Toxic Whiteness'? This Class Can Help

The people behind the self-help/intersectional feminism publication Everyday Feminism are offering a course that aims to educate people of privilege so "individual people of color don't have to."
Shahirah Majumdar
10.15.16
column
column

Dear White People, Please Stop Pretending Reverse Racism Is Real

It's literally impossible to be racist to a white person.
Manisha Krishnan
10.2.16
News
News

The British Army's Secret Plan to Keep South Africa's Ruling Party in Power

Also revealed: the army's links to a controversial mining company.
Phil Miller
5.16.16
Stuff
Stuff

Meet the Artist Who Doused a Montreal Statue in Blood in Protest of Queen Isabella

The anonymous artist says it's "shocking" that there's a statute of the woman who helped establish the Spanish Inquisition.
Brigitte Noël
12.17.15
News
News

The British Army's Secret Plan to Shoot Protesters in Hong Kong in the 80s

The British Army of the 1980s was willing to control riots by shooting people.
Phil Miller
12.15.15
Stuff
Stuff

The Colonial Undertones of 'Terminator: Genisys'

The new Terminator movie picks up on sci-fi's imperialist dreams while jamming in as many winking references to the earlier two films as possible.
Noah Berlatsky
6.30.15
News
News

A New Report Revealed Just How Horrific Canada's Aboriginal Residential Schools Were

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission challenges readers to see how non-Aboriginal Canadians benefited from 120 years of residential school policy.
Mayana C. Slobodian
6.11.15