Author: Brooke Migdon | May 19, 2022

Google Doodle honors queer, Korean American disability rights activist

Story at a glance Thursday’s Google Doodle recognizes the life and legacy of Stacey Park Milbern, who co-founded the modern disability justice movement, on what would have been her 35th birthday. Milbern, who had muscular dystrophy, dedicated most of her life to advocating for disability justice and challenging the mainstream disability rights movement for marginalizing…

Texas resuming abuse investigations into families of transgender children

Story at a glance The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) on Thursday suggested it would resume investigations into the families of transgender minors that receive gender-affirming medical care. The agency’s statement comes less than a week after the Texas Supreme Court ruled that such investigations may continue, but that the governor or…

Disney renames annual ‘Rainbow Disney’ clothing line to ‘Disney Pride’ collection

Story at a glance The Walt Disney Company this week announced the launch of its 2022 “Disney Pride Collection,” a shift from previous years when the company referred to the annual collection as the “Rainbow Disney Collection.” All profits from the collection will be donated to LGBTQ+ advocacy groups, according to Disney. The announcement comes…