“This fear spurs me into action.” — Lindalee Soderstrom
“We must not be content only to see things as they are. We must have the vision, faith, and hope to see what things can and must become.”
— Sister Generose Gervais
Americans put a lot of energy and political investment into an inflated capitalist system that is only a sliver of how our communities work.
I recently had a chance to spend nine days in New York City, where I had lived for 18 years.
Melissa Petrangelo Scaia: “My frustration is not that we do not know how to end violence against women. It is that we have not changed the thinking that women are less.”
The people in these pages remind us that this moment in time is very much connected to what came before and what will follow.
The long-standing experiment in clear-cutting the environment in order to prioritize one objective does not work.
How do we build true equality without duplicating the short-lived experiment of Reconstruction after the Civil War?
“Walking through darkness with thoughts full of colors.” — Prajakta Mhadnak
How are women leading the way forward in exposing the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Relatives crisis and fostering healing?
The extensive reporting of this issue, in print and online, would not have been possible without a generous grant from The Minneapolis Foundation.
This issue offers a look at the spectrum of experiences people of marginalized genders are navigating while sheltering in place.