Wobbling Toward Recovery: “Geeta’s Guide To Moving On” Subverts Self-Discovery Tropes

Geeta’s Guide to Moving On excludes whiteness from the breakup and self-discovery narrative. Read more »

Gun Violence is Gun Violence: Two Students on What’s Changed After Parkland and What Hasn’t

Of her eight classes, Kenidra Woods only feels safe in one. Read more »

More Than Checking Privilege: The Gun Debate Has To Get Serious About Race

The tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School didn’t only affect white students. Read more »

Sometimes it Snows in April: The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Still Echoes Through Today’s Gun Violence Activists

For decades, April has marked a somber commemoration in the annals of gun violence, and this month is no exception. Read more »

There Goes the Neighborhood: Can YIMBYs Reverse the Impact of Gentrification?

In cities with crunched markets, many people still can’t afford to buy or rent. Read more »

7 Women of Color Activists Who Are Making History

Women of color activists are relying on collaboration as a leadership model for progress. Read more »

Dishonor Roll: Is Campus Rape Activism Accessible?

The problem is clear: if it’s not accessible, not everyone can participate in campus rape activism. Read more »

One Boy Can Change the World: Remembering Trayvon Martin Six Years After His Death

This country is full of systems that treat people differently based on their race.  Read more »

“Roe v. Wade” Must Include Abortion Access for Women In Prison

Accessing an abortion is an uphill and often impossible battle for people who are incarcerated. Read more »

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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 »

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 »

Politically Correct Language Isn't Just About Being Polite—It's About Survival

Photo by Phillipe Leroyer (Creative Commons). Two weeks ago, Jonathan Chait published the lengthy essay “Not a Very P.C.... 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 »