Politics

What’s Very Likely To Happen: The “Roe v. Wade” Endgame Comes to SCOTUS

Today’s case is not about one state’s decision, but about overturning decades of precedent.

Freedom Fighters: Are Better Days Ahead in Palestine?

Palestinians’ will to free themselves from Israeli occupation is as strong as ever. Read more »

White Lies: How Democrats React to Kyle Rittenhouse's Acquittal Matters

Encouragements to “just vote” tell a grieving country that we can be saved by continuing to do something that hasn’t saved us yet. Read more »

Minneapolis Uses Mutual Aid to Fight for Collective Liberation

The various forms in which mutual aid exists is why it’s so accessible. Read more »

“This Is Not That Bad”: An Excerpt from Anita Hill's “Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence”

How do three simple words—“not that bad”—become so powerful? Read more »

SB 8 Is a Reminder That Abortion Is a Disability Issue

The subject of disability and abortion law doesn’t stop at hypothetical fetuses. Read more »

Hyperfocusing on Afghan Women and Girls Isn’t the Feminist Take You Think It Is

The ongoing cultural discourse around Afghan women and girls is a haunting reminder of American warmongering that co-opted the idea of feminism to push for military intervention. Read more »

20 Years Later, Muslim Women Reflect on Post-9/11 Islamophobia

Suspicious looks. Verbal harassment. Unshakeable fear. Read more »

“My Body, My Choice” Doesn’t Meet the Demand of this Moment

“My body, my choice” is highly individualistic and—in the end—fails to convey the ways we’re bound up with each other. Read more »

What Just Happened: The Texas Abortion Ban

The SCOTUS decision essentially spits on 50 years of constitutional precedent protecting abortion access. Read more »

Surprise, Surprise, Andrew Cuomo Was Never an Advocate for Women

Abusers succeed because we’re still largely comfortable allowing men to paternalistically insert themselves into sexual misconduct accountability discourse as so-called arbiters, experts, and advocates. Read more »

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Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion... 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 »

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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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 »