Flagged Down: “America First” Feminism Is Not the Future

Feminist resistance must be equally resolute in rejecting assaults on women’s rights wherever they occur.

Light of Truth: Ida B. Wells Enters the Very White, Very Male Statue Game

Can we reimagine public remembrance as a community-funded endeavor? Read more »

Valuable Resources: The Ableist Fight Over Plastic Straws

Straws are easy to target, but cities and companies still rely on environmentally harmful practices. Read more »

Gambling for Freedom: Crafting Sally Hemings’s Complicated Legacy

Monticello is recognizing the slave girl who was raped by her master. Read more »

What Just Happened? : From Fake News to Real Bullets

We all knew this would eventually happen. Read more »

Out of the Frame: How News and Pop Culture Obscure Immigrant Women

Stories about undocumented women focus on how the American government “saved” them from harrowing abuse. Read more »

Racial Roadblocks: The NAACP Lights a Flare on Anti-Blackness

It is nearly impossible to comprehend what it means to be a Black traveler in the United States today without confronting our long anti-Black history. Read more »

What Just Happened? : Family Separation, Government Gaslighting

If you live in the United States, the Trump administration is carrying out these tactics in your name. Don’t let them.  Read more »

Targeting the Opposition: The Long, Troubling History of Cops at Pride Parades

Pride started in the late 1950s as a series of riots and protests against police officers. Read more »

Reparations as Revenge: Reina Gossett Wants Her Just Due

It takes me being in space with other Black trans people to have a collective imagination around reparations. Read more »

Rise of the Machines: Robot replacement is a labor issue

Automation may not be new, but as technology prices drop and advancement continues, the face of it is changing. Read more »

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... Read more »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... Read more »

Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... Read more »