Activism

Smashing Barriers: Mara Altman and Virgie Tovar On Body Acceptance, Fatphobia, and Imagining a New World for Women

Diet culture is just the newest form of women’s subjugation. Read more »

Ramped Up: Navigating Through Ableist Architecture

Architectural restrictions contribute to the marginalization of people with disabilities. Read more »

Electric Dirt: Queer Appalachia Is Redefining Southern Identity

The collective is promoting art, activism, and culture in the South while building queer community. 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 »

What Just Happened? : From Fake News to Real Bullets

We all knew this would eventually happen. Read more »

What Just Happened? : Family Separation, Government Gaslighting

If you live in the United States, the Trump administration is carrying out these tactics in your name. Don’t let them.  Read more »

Reparations as Revenge: Reina Gossett Wants Her Just Due

It takes me being in space with other Black trans people to have a collective imagination around reparations. Read more »

The Prison Paradox: Ending Mass Incarceration in the Age of Cosby

It’s time to rethink accountability. Read more »

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 »

Gun Violence is Gun Violence: Two Students on What’s Changed After Parkland and What Hasn’t

Of her eight classes, Kenidra Woods only feels safe in one. Read more »

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A Conversation About Transgender Representation in Pop Culture

Janet Mock, on her MSNBC web show, is one of a handful of transgender people who has recently gained international visibility. Recently, we... Read more »

Sister Soldiers: On Black Women, Police Brutality, and the True Meaning of Black Liberation

Unless you’re looking for their names, you won’t find the stories of all Black women shot and killed by police officers in the past five years in the discourse surrounding police reform. Read more »

House Proud : The troubling rise of stay-at-home daughters

“Daughters aren’t to be independent. They’re not to act outside the scope 
of their father. As long as they’re under the...

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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 »