Politics

Hand-marked Ballots Are a Disaster for Disabled Voters

Proposed solutions to rampant voter suppression measures and questions about election integrity could actually make polling places even less accessible. Read more »

World on Fire: People Aren’t Bad for the Planet—Capitalism Is

Coronavirus isn’t a “detox” of the Earth; it’s a disruption of the systems powering capitalism. Read more »

Coronavirus Shows Care Work Isn’t Just for Disabled Communities Anymore

Will we continue to support our sick and disabled friends who will remain in isolation, even after shelter in place orders have been lifted? Read more »

Memes to an End: Making the Case for the Living Wage on TikTok

Customer-service workers are sick of being abused and devalued, and while their skits are funny, they’re also communicating a shift that needs to happen in a society that prides itself as progressive. Read more »

Thanks to Coronavirus, Abortion Clinics Are under Attack—Again

Many abortion patients are now at greater risk of uninterrupted, hostile behavior from anti-abortion protesters. Read more »

Work with Benefits: COVID-19 Illustrates the Pros of Remote Work

Put disabled workers first for once; we’re the ones who have the best hacks for surviving social distancing like pros. Read more »

Immunocompromised Teachers Are on the Frontlines of Coronavirus

The safety of all citizens—regardless if they are living with disabilities, have compromised immune systems, or are able-bodied teens—should be prioritized over a business or institution’s bottom-line. Read more »

Fixed It For You!: Joe Biden Offers a Woman Vice President As a Little Treat

“There are a number of women who are qualified to be president tomorrow.” Read more »

What Just Happened?: Coronavirus Is Here

We are not helpless. Educating ourselves is the first step: Once we know what we’re facing, we can act. Read more »

Our Fight Is Not Over: What Will Elizabeth Warren Supporters Do Next?

We love women the most when they get out of the way—and when they can do something for us. Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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 »