Politics

No New Normal: Who Will We Be After This Nightmare Is Over?

If we want to survive, we’re going to have to save ourselves. Read more »

Allowed to Imagine: What We Lose When Migrant Folks Aren’t Able to Create

There’s a rich and beautiful tapestry of migrant artists, writers, poets, and musicians. Read more »

Lessons in Defiance: Homeschooling Lets Black Girls Learn in Peace

By putting the needs of the students before the ego of a white teachers, homeschooling actively challenges the notion that Black girls can’t thrive intellectually.  Read more »

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »