Wobbling Toward Recovery: “Geeta’s Guide To Moving On” Subverts Self-Discovery Tropes

Geeta’s Guide to Moving On excludes whiteness from the breakup and self-discovery narrative. Read more »

The Cure-All Plan: Pot Is No Panacea For Disabled People

The trend of treating pot as a panacea is escalating and that’s very frustrating. Read more »

Mile-High Hopes: Saira Rao is Fighting for the Future of Colorado

As Colorado changes, a crop of emerging politicians is vying to dethrone the old guard. Read more »

Punishment Is Not Justice: Defying Definitions After Sexual Violence

We need to move beyond binary survivor-perpetrator framing. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: When Blackness Means You’re a Problem

The arrest at Starbucks was just one example. Read more »

More Than Checking Privilege: The Gun Debate Has To Get Serious About Race

The tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School didn’t only affect white students. Read more »

Clinging To Our Guns: Rural Communities Are Reeling After Parkland

There is no universal “gun culture.” Read more »

Sometimes it Snows in April: The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Still Echoes Through Today’s Gun Violence Activists

For decades, April has marked a somber commemoration in the annals of gun violence, and this month is no exception. 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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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 »

Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative... Read more »

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 »