Douchebag Decree: Edward Blum Wants to Kill Affirmative Action

Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard is basically a do-over of Fisher v. University of Texas with the prospect of going before a much more conservative Supreme Court.

Controlling Interest: Revisioning the binary of abortion and contraception

On the left, the right, and everywhere in between, we still hear about “bad” abortion havers and “good” birth-control seekers. Read more »

The Defenders: Colombian Women are Putting Their Lives on the Line for the Earth

Latin America was by far the most dangerous region in the world for environmental advocates, and Colombia has consistently been one of the most dangerous. Read more »

Out of the Dark: Illustrators Capture Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s Breathtaking Moment

One image encapsulated the morning of September 27, when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford addressed the Senate Judiciary Committee: a photograph of Ford, eyes closed and right hand raised, taking an oath of honesty in front of the world. Read more »

I Went to Yale: Elite Law Schools Are Breeding Grounds for Rape Culture

Every time Brett Kavanaugh used Yale to virtue-signal his goodness, somewhere, another student just like him looked at that and thought they too were safe from reproach. Read more »

The Painful Reason Christine Blasey Ford Needs Two Front Doors

Nobody unintentionally puts their hand over a person’s mouth as they sexually assault them; it’s a calculated, monstrous, and evil act of silencing. Read more »

The Manipulative Power of White Men’s Tears

The Kavanaugh hearings exemplified how men weaponize the concept of male vulnerability to maintain power. Read more »

What Just Happened? : Christine Blasey Ford Is a Goddamn American Hero

Are we all okay? Is everybody hydrated and reminding each other to unclench our teeth, lower our shoulders, and keep our pets close? Read more »

Your Silence Will Not Protect You: The Strategic Disruption of Brett Kavanaugh’s Agenda

What’s at stake if Kavanaugh is confirmed? Everything. Read more »

Unapologetically Free: Charlene Carruthers Gives Us A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements

If we see our work through a Black Queer Feminist Lens, we can actually move toward and be engaged in that work of collective liberation. Read more »

Flagged Down: “America First” Feminism Is Not the Future

Feminist resistance must be equally resolute in rejecting assaults on women’s rights wherever they occur. Read more »

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Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban,...

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A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human... Read more »

Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... Read more »