Activism

Donald Trump Is a White People Problem

It’s votes from white people that carried him into office. We can’t ignore that fact.  Read more »

To Call Trump an “Outsider” Is to Dodge the Real Point

He is a raging white supremacist. That’s not outside American politics, it’s right at the heart of the status quo. Read more »

Dear Hillary: Thank You For Fighting

Our country loves winners, but it doesn’t love risk takers. Read more »

The Myth of Trump and the Working Class

“Working class” Americans are a diverse group—many of whom are disgusted by Trump’s racism and policy ideas. Read more »

10 Ideas for Election Self-Care

Breathe in. Breathe out. The election is almost over. Read more »

Backtalk: Black Mirror & Standing Rock Arrests

Amy and Sarah talk about this week in feminist and pop culture. On the docket this week: The surreal brilliance of Black Mirror, a show that forces us to think about the way technology shapes our emotional lives. Then, we talk about the role race places in the treatment of the... Read more »

Standing Up to Protect Water: Standing Rock is Pushing Against A Long History of Environmental Racism

“All we have is support. All we have is unity. All we have are prayers. And that’s strong,” says the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Read more »

“He’s a Bully, a Salesman, Selling Fear and Hate”: Singer Lila Downs Releases an Anti-Trump Anthem

“The Demagogue” is part of a project by Artists for a Trump-free America to create and publish anti-Trump songs.  Read more »

Wonder Woman in the Time of Hillary Clinton

The UN appointed Wonder Woman as an honorary ambassador, sparking a petition that says an American superhero is not a good choice for promoting global empowerment.  Read more »

The Right to Pee in Peace: Trans People Speak Out About Bathroom Discrimination and Discomfort

For the 1.4 million trans people in the United States, bathroom access is not an abstract political issue. It’s a daily problem. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »