Politics

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 »

5 Feminist Organizations Fighting Planet Earth’s Climate Crisis

5 feminist responses to climate change. Read more »

Goal Tending: The NBA Dropped the Ball with Two of Its New Head Coaches

Instead of a woman coach, the league hired two alleged abusers. Read more »

Cruel Days: America Faces the Ugly Legacy of Residential Schools

The history of forced assimilation has been intentionally erased. Read more »

Pretty Hurts: Israel Is Still Putting a Feminine Face On Its Violent Operation

Their gendered advertising is seemingly created to sanitize the violence they inflict on Palestinians. Read more »

#FreeBritney: In the United States, Eugenics Is Still Legal

The history of forced sterilization of disabled communities has been hidden for too long, but stories like Britney Spears’ allow us the opportunity to educate and liberate. Read more »

Gestational Mortality Isn’t Just a Cisgender Issue

When we’re considering marginalized people’s bodily autonomy, we must question how we perceive who is allowed to safely make a family. Read more »

Hungry and Holy: Navigating Ramadan With an Eating Disorder Is No Easy Feat

Even for those fasting for reasons outside of faith, the link between God and fasting feels inescapable. Read more »

In India’s COVID-19 Crisis, Social Media Does What Government Won’t

Social media has emerged as a COVID-19 helpline full of flood of requests for ICU beds, oxygen, and antiviral drugs like Remdesivir. Read more »

Trans Girls Are the Real Target of Anti-Trans Bills

Trans women and girls, along with femme trans people who were mistakenly assigned male at birth, are subject to a uniquely intensified hatred thanks to their hypervisibility. 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 »

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 »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which... 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 »