Activism

Smashing Barriers: Mara Altman and Virgie Tovar On Body Acceptance, Fatphobia, and Imagining a New World for Women

Diet culture is just the newest form of women’s subjugation. Read more »

Ramped Up: Navigating Through Ableist Architecture

Architectural restrictions contribute to the marginalization of people with disabilities. Read more »

Electric Dirt: Queer Appalachia Is Redefining Southern Identity

The collective is promoting art, activism, and culture in the South while building queer community. 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 »

What Just Happened? : From Fake News to Real Bullets

We all knew this would eventually happen. Read more »

What Just Happened? : Family Separation, Government Gaslighting

If you live in the United States, the Trump administration is carrying out these tactics in your name. Don’t let them.  Read more »

Reparations as Revenge: Reina Gossett Wants Her Just Due

It takes me being in space with other Black trans people to have a collective imagination around reparations. Read more »

The Prison Paradox: Ending Mass Incarceration in the Age of Cosby

It’s time to rethink accountability. Read more »

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 »

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

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

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

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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 »