Kay Whitlock is a writer and activist focusing on issues of structural violence in the United States, with special emphasis on the intersections of race, gender, sexuality, class, and citizenship status. She is the author of Reconsidering Hate: Policy and Politics at the Intersection, a Political Research Associates discussion paper, and co-author with Joey L. Mogul and Andrea J. Ritchie of the book Queer (In)Justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in the United States.
What Would Real Justice for Trayvon Martin Look Like?
The acquittal of George Zimmerman made us furious. But will a hate-crime conviction make anything better?