Stories by Steven W. Thrasher

Steven W Thrasher is writer-at-large for Guardian US. He was named Journalist of the Year 2012 by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Village Voice, Rolling Stone, BuzzFeed, the Advocate and more. Follow him on Twitter [email protected] his website. subscribe to Steven W. Thrasher's feed

Posted on: Apr 19, 2017, Source: The Guardian

Drugs have long been used to scapegoat blacks and Latinos. With Jeff Sessions doing Trump’s bidding as attorney general, things will only get worse.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The poorest Americans have no realistic hope of achieving anything that approaches income equality. They still struggle for access to the basics.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The View co-host’s negative comments about ‘black-sounding’ names illustrate new research showing people who have them are perceived as threatening.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2015, Source: The Guardian

Prison rape has become a staple of comedy because nothing is as hilarious as bad people getting their comeuppance.