Activism

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 »

Beyond Resistance: Our new Global Feminism Fellow Considers What's Next

Our strategies for resistance are incomplete if they do not shift consciousness and replace the structures that oppress us. Read more »

Backtalk: Is It Really Time’s Up in Hollywood?

In this first episode of 2018, Dahlia and Amy get into this year’s Golden Globes, the Time’s Up movement, and the misguided obsession for Oprah 2020. The Golden Globes is the first awards show since the fallout from the Weinstein effect and it didn’t shy away from talking about #... Read more »

Doing the Work: White People Must Invest In Anti-Racism

There’s a difference between simply not being racist and dismantling systems of oppression. Read more »

Backtalk: Believe Women & Just Say No to Normalizing Nazis

This week, Dahlia and Amy talk about the latest attempt by conservative “infiltration” group Project Veritas to discredit the Washington Post for covering the sexual abuse allegations against Alabama candidate for the Senate Roy Moore and how this undermines the true stories of survivors.... Read more »

Sherman Alexie: Thanksgiving is a Story of Survival

A week before Thanksgiving, we talked with Sherman Alexie about the holiday and how he’s made it his own, imagining the traditional Thanksgiving feast as a celebration of survival. Read more »

Backtalk: Louis C.K. & Election 2017

This week, Dahlia and Amy declare that Louis C.K. is cancelled after he’s finally admitted that the alleged rumors about him are true, albeit through a shitty non-apology. And they talk about the assault claims against Alabama candidate for Senate Roy Moore that will piss... Read more »

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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 »

House Proud : The troubling rise of stay-at-home daughters

“Daughters aren’t to be independent. They’re not to act outside the scope 
of their father. As long as they’re under the...

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No Disrespect: Black women and the burden of respectability

In February 2012, PBS host Tavis Smiley interviewed Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer about their Oscar nominations for their roles as Aibileen and... 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 »