Oakland is a city of immigrants. According to information provided by Census.gov, in 2018, Oakland had a population of about 429,000 people, with about a third of the population being from another country. But those census figures may not be accurate. “I think the challenge is that many of them are living in the shadows, so it is really hard to know how many [immigrants] are here,” said Lisa Hoffman, development director for the East Bay Sanctuary Covenant, an organization…
More trans men and non-binary folks are deciding to carry their children themselves, pushing the birth industry to be more gender inclusive in the process.
Tina Liu founded Chinese Beyond Borders in 2013 to bring diversity to Burning Man which believes is underrepresented.
Maliwop*, a longtime Oakland graffiti-writer, didn’t listen when his grandmother told him not to make graffiti. Now he is almost a decade into his illegal art career.