Activism

The #SayHerName Movement Doesn’t Include Ashli Babbitt

To be clear, #SayHerName isn’t just a hashtag; it’s a movement. 

Defund the Police Is a Demand—and We Should Heed It

Instead of backing off, this is the time to barrel forward with our demands. Read more »

Love No Limit: We Should Think about Prison Abolition as a Love Story

We’re not only working to abolish the prison-industrial complex. We’re also working to build communities of care. Read more »

Uncaging Humanity: Rethinking Accountability in the Age of Abolition

The closer of a community you build, the more you know your neighbors, and the more you understand them as real people with real conflict. Read more »

Flipping the Focus: The Reclaimers Are Fighting the Vacant Housing Crisis

Who is being displaced from cities in order to make room for the wealthy? Read more »

Just Because the Election Is Over Doesn’t Mean the Work Is

If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve got some concrete tips for getting and remaining involved. Read more »

Less Flawed Union: The Unsung Heroes of the Suffrage and Civil Rights Movements

Despite playing a pivotal role in the original suffrage movement, women of color reaped none of the reward. Read more »

Trump’s Pardon of Susan B. Anthony Shows His Allegiance to White Supremacy

Trump calls back to a long history of white supremacist women. Read more »

Why Is Activism Reserved for White Moms?

Black mothers have long been doing the work. Read more »

No New Normal: Who Will We Be After This Nightmare Is Over?

If we want to survive, we’re going to have to save ourselves. Read more »

30 Years after the ADA, It’s Time to Imagine a More Accessible Future

America’s treatment of its disabled citizens is still deeply flawed. Read more »

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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 »

Dear Bear: My Partner Makes No Money. Is That a Problem?

Our advice columnist offers a lesson in anticapitalist self-care. 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 »

Sister Soldiers: On Black Women, Police Brutality, and the True Meaning of Black Liberation

Unless you’re looking for their names, you won’t find the stories of all Black women shot and killed by police officers in the past five years in the discourse surrounding police reform. Read more »