Politics

Big Ticket: Where Kamala Harris Stands on Key Feminist Issues

Here’s what we know about her issues and policy positions. Read more »

Restoring Honor: Qandeel Baloch Defied Pakistan’s Patriarchal Code

By simply existing, Qandeel Baloch challenged nearly all of the dominant facets of Pakistani life.  Read more »

Fixed It For You!: Some (Racist, Xenophobic) Questions for Kamala Harris About Eligibility

You know, there seems to be a similarity between the candidates whose “legitimacy” we’ve questioned… Read more »

The Twisted Racial Politics of Going Outside

The belief that Certain People are ruining the outdoors has been a prevalent idea for a very long time, especially among white people. Read more »

Empty Endorsements: Supporting Bad Policing Is a Bipartisan Effort

Democrats and Republicans continue to agree on policing—namely, sharing the belief that cops keep Americans safe. Read more »

Suspicious Minds: The Conspiracy Theories That Shaped America’s Paranoid Politics

Conspiracy theories offer a coherent plot that seems to stabilize a world in flux. Read more »

Cis Women Can’t Ignore Trump’s Anti-Trans Shelter Policy

While the HUD proposal would undoubtedly hurt trans people first and foremost, its language and implications should terrify women everywhere. Read more »

World on Fire: Environmental Racism and COVID-19 Are a Deadly Combination

Ultimately, the only cure for environmental racism is to entirely dismantle the structures that allow it to fester. Read more »

Boys and Their Toys: Privatizing Space Is the Ultimate Tech Bro Fantasy

This race takes place firmly within capitalism, as a coterie of tech billionaires flex their fantasies for starfaring civilizations. Read more »

30 Years after the ADA, It’s Time to Imagine a More Accessible Future

America’s treatment of its disabled citizens is still deeply flawed. Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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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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 »