Editor’s Desk




Hobby Lobby: No Only to Contraception & LGBTs

By: Nicole Lashomb/TRT Editor-in-Chief— Late last month, The Supreme Court has ruled that a “closely-held” company, a for-profit corporation mostly owned by five or fewer…


‘12 Years a Slave,’ Tactics and Pride

By: Nicole Lashomb/Editor-in-Chief— Pride season is not only a time of year where we come together as one community, celebrating, advocating, and affirmatively being who…




Celebrating Black History Month

By: Nicole Lashomb*/TRT Editor-in-Chief— This February, we celebrate Black History Month, honoring the many contributions the black community has made to America. Often, it is…





The Backlash of Radical Abortion Law

By: Nicole Lashomb, Editor-in-Chief— Last month, the Texas Republican-led Senate passed its abortion bill. This bill, pegged as the most restrictive abortion bill in the…




Pride: Is it Still Really Necessary?

By: Nicole Lashomb/TRT Editor-in-Chief— Pride. Is it really still necessary? This type of question has often surfaced during discussions around my dining room table. In…



Hate the Sin, Not the Sinner, or so They Say

By: Nicole Lashomb*/Editor-in-Chief– In modern politics where the conservative movement is losing ground as the country moves in favor of supporting LGBT rights, the rhetoric…







All for One and One for VAWA, or Not

By: Nicole Lashomb*/TRT Editor-in-Chief– For the first time since its enactment in 1994, last year’s 112th Congress failed to pass a reauthorization of the Violence…