divisive concepts

Protesters stand in from of the state building advocating against anti-LGBTQ+ legislation.

Thankful for the courage of Alabamians

BY: - November 20, 2023

It’s very difficult to look at Alabama’s problems and think that we can fix them. We have seen appalling gun violence and next to no interest in addressing it from officials and lawmakers. They’re far more interested in chasing women seeking out-of-state reproductive health care. Not to mention transgender youth getting health care critical to […]

LGBTQ rights protest in front of judicial branch building

Protesters rally in Montgomery against discriminatory bills targeting LGBTQ+ community

BY: - May 16, 2023

The protestors marching from the Alabama State Capitol to the State House Tuesday had a clear message. “Alabama hear us out: We are queer and trans and proud,” hundreds of protestors said in unison as they walked. The march, titled “Drag me to the Capitol,” protested several bills filed by GOP state legislators attacking the […]

Six figures of enslaved people are rendered in brass. Three are men; two are women; one is a child. The men wear shirts and overalls; the women dresses and headscarves; the child a dress. Three men and a women are visibly chained to each other. In the foreground, a bearded white man wearing a fedora and holding a gun and a whip looks at the enslaved individuals.

Senate committee approves legislation banning teaching of ‘divisive concepts’

BY: - May 4, 2023

The Alabama Senate State Governmental Affairs Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would limit the teaching of “divisive concepts” after a public hearing that featured legislators saying that they do not trust one another. SB 247, sponsored by Sen. Will Barfoot, R-Pike Road, bans the teaching of a number of “divisive concepts,” including teaching that […]