Activism

A Fate Better than Death: Communities Unite to Fight Maternal Mortality in Assam

Safety during pregnancy and childbirth is an essential human right.  Read more »

#ImWithHer But I Don't Have to Love Her

Hillary Clinton is never gonna win my heart. But she is gonna win my vote. Read more »

PWR BTTM Play Mercilessly Catchy, Queer Punk Jams

Their music is a glimmering, heart-filled celebration of and examination into queer life and identity. Read more »

What’s the Republican Recruitment Strategy? Racism, Plain and Simple

Trump’s nomination is the result of decades of race-baiting by the GOP. Read more »

New EP "Trans Day of Revenge" Is Pure Political Punk

Olympia band G.L.O.S.S. hit hard with their raw new EP. Read more »

Five Podcasts That Center Trans Voices

A parent navigates her child’s gender identity, an author riffs on classic films, and other audio gems.  Read more »

Beyond Incarceration: What Could Accountability Look Like in Police Killings?

It’s no surprise that police officers involved in the homicide of Freddie Gray are getting acquittals. We need to rethink what “justice” can look like. Read more »

Debunking Four Myths About Black Lives Matter

Franchesca Ramsey gives advice on responding to frustrating questions like, “So are you saying ONLY Black Lives Matter?” Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Best Of Our Stories About Activism

As we’re taking a break from making new Popaganda episodes during July, we’re sharing four favorite stories on activism from our archives. First off, listen to an interview with comedian (and new political podcast host!) Hari Kondabolu. Then, we highlight an interview with problematic... Read more »

In Queer Clubs, Seeking Sanctuary from Violence

The Pulse shooting was everything I feared when I worked in a Florida gay bar. But we won’t cave to violence. 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 »

Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. 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 »

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

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