Activism

Fighting Chances: Patriarchy, Pain, and Protest in India

If a constructed Hindu past is projected onto the future, along with it come caste supremacy and patriarchy.

The Personal Will Not Save You: What’s Really at Stake When We Partake in Performative Environmentalism

Sometimes the individual things we do, and how we frame them, are actually harmful, whether they worsen a problem or distract from a larger issue. Read more »

Degrees of Harm: Jasmine Banks Wants to Get Dark Money Out of Higher Education

The insidious influence of the Koch brothers is flourishing on college campuses—and under the radar. Read more »

Rebecca Alexander Wants to Make It Easier to Be Fat in Public

It’s profound to live in a body that’s so normal, and yet no one designs for. Read more »

Aria Sa’id Is Fighting for Trans Women of Color in San Francisco

People don’t realize that words and narratives affect transgender women in many ways. Read more »

A Ball of Fire: How Climate Change Is Affecting the Mental Health of Gen Z

The young people doing this work are also fighting against the demonization of their activism. Read more »

The Good Fight: The Invisible Young Women Driving Climate-Change Activism

Younger women are at the forefront of the climate change conversation. Read more »

Intergenerational Trauma: #JewsAgainstICE Are Saying “Never Again” in the Face of Crisis

As a Jew committed to creating a different world, I know that it is our duty to prevent future generations from carrying state-inflicted trauma. Read more »

Beyond Hashtags: 7 Steps for Fighting the Alt-Right

It’s more important than ever that we stand up together to fight fascism. Read more »

Fighting for Home: Queer People of Color Are Leading the Battle against Gentrification

In the movement against the churning financial, political, and social forces of gentrification, who fights—and how they fight—matters. Read more »

Mental Health Advocates to Know, Read, and Listen To

Shame combined with a lack of information and resources contributes to a culture in which mental health concerns aren’t taken seriously. Read more »

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Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative... Read more »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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One-Sentence Reviews of the Lesbian Netflix Canon

Lez face it: when you’re a ladygay like myself, cruising the internet for something to watch, you realize very quickly that there are a whole... Read more »

Trans Women Are Women. Why Do We Have to Keep Saying This?

Caitlin Jenner posing on the cover of Vanity Fair This Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed by... Read more »