Politics

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 »

Elizabeth Warren Couldn’t Escape the Double Bind of Misogyny

Women may still be running, but they won’t get far if we don’t acknowledge the role of sexism in their losses. Read more »

Very Online: Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign Tried to Make Capitalism “Cool”

Bloomberg set a dangerous precedent, creating yet another space where the wealthy can skirt social-media restrictions—and do so in a way that makes users who are Very Online cringe. Read more »

War of Words: If We’re Going to Protect Abortion Access, Language Matters

The language we use to talk about abortion impacts the fight to keep it safe and legal. Read more »

Pages

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 »

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,...

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 »

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 »