Rachel Levine

Rachel Levine Becomes First Trans Individual Confirmed to Cabinet-Level Position in US History

With her confirmation as Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. Rachel Levine has made LGBTQ history, becoming the first-ever transgender person in history confirmed to a Cabinet-level government position. Dr. Levine was approved by the Senate with a vote of 52 to 48. In a statement following the…

‘Equality Can’t Wait’ Challenge

Finalists Announced for $40 Million ‘Equality Can’t Wait’ Challenge

The company Pivotal Ventures, which is funded through donations from Melinda Gates, MacKenzie Scott, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies and others, has announced the finalists for its ”Equality Can’t Wait Challenge” — a project aimed at awarding $40 million to organizations that are helping to expand women’s power and…

FBI J. Edgar Hoover Building

Congressman Introduces Bill to Take J. Edgar Hoover’s Name Off the FBI Building After Watching ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

Judas and the Black Messiah has already won praise from the Critics’ Choice Awards, the Golden Globes and the American Film Institute and the film is expected to be a major player at the 2021 Academy Awards. But the critically acclaimed film starring Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield is also…