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Holy Sanctimony: The Hypocrisy of the Fight for Marriage Equality

The fight for the right to marry, to raise kids—to embody the heterosexual nuclear family—has largely eschewed our fight for the right to be otherwise.

Picketing Equality: Non-religious Queer Storylines Still Rule the TV Roost

We need more sophisticated storylines pertaining to religion and tolerance.

Mindy Kaling Puts a New, Comedic Spin on the Rom-Com Heroine

For some, Kaling’s characters represent the wish fulfillment of actually doing the wild thing your parents always warned against.

Political Possibilities: Black Feminism Offers a Path to Abolition

Black feminists and abolitionists teach us to demand more, even in a moment when it seems like we’re already fighting for so much.

True Revolution: In Quarantine, Queer People Are Redefining Community and Celebration

The thought of celebrating Pride Month has felt particularly complicated in the wake of the protest and rightful uprisings sparked by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and many others. 

A Fresh Framework: The Feminism of the Abolition Movement

The police are not a feminist institution—they’re both the footsoldiers and the benefactors of racism, sexism, misogynoir, colonialism, and violence.

Being Ableist toward Donald Trump Only Hurts Disabled People

Every time a politician stumbles, stutters, or misspeaks, we seemingly return to that toxic notion that to be ill is to be less than.

Mishaps and Milestones: “Insecure” Moves from Chaos to Clarity

Black women’s friendships are a saving grace but also a mirror that shows us our own imperfections.

Changing Tides: Black Feminists Are Mobilizing for Trans Women

The fight for racial justice can only be enriched by feminist strategies developed with an eye toward trans inclusion and empowerment.

Many Deaf Women Aren’t Safer at Home

48 million deaf or hard of hearing people in the United States at risk of domestic violence during the lockdown.

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