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Community Service: Inside the Native Tribe Transforming Justice

“What I’m trying to do is say to someone, ‘You have exhibited behavior that is not okay. How are we going to help you get past that? Because we want you in [our] community.’” Read more »

Essentialist Thinking: "Femlandia" Provokes, but Doesn't Push Past the Gender Binary

The insistent classification of Rooney’s work as Marxist has long felt like a stretch. Read more »

Language Wars: Callouts Obscure Vital Truths About Disabilities

Talking about words and language use matters, especially when ableist or disablist language can enforce harmful beliefs about disability and disabled people. Read more »

In Living Color: Audio Description Looks Past People of Color

The exclusion of racial identification from AD continues to limit accessibility for blind people. Read more »

The Complex Future of Post-Pandemic Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that remote work is possible for many industries. Read more »

Shot Chaser: What Does It Take to Achieve Vaccine Equity?

The history of medicine in the United States is rife with atrocities committed against people of color. Read more »

Beyond Functional: Unraveling the Long Line of Disability Fashion

Claiming to be the “first” is a proclamation of power deeply rooted in colonialism and capitalism. Read more »

Move Your Body: Access-Centered Movement Is Changing Dance from the Inside Out

The access-centered movement framework fundamentally changes how people teach dance. Read more »

Let Freedom Reign: A Roundtable About Disabled Black Girl Magic

Disabled Black girlhood is sacred. Read more »

6 Feminist Albums That Got Us Through October

Press play on Dua Saleh’s infectious beats, Esperanza Spalding’s therapeutic vocals, and Kari Faux’s undeniable self-confidence. Read more »

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What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »

It's Time to End the Long History of Feminism Failing Transgender Women

The marginalization of transgender women in feminism is not new, but the decades-long debate has taken on new dimension thanks to social media and the ease of finding strangers’ personal information online. Read more »

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 »

Ms. Opinionated: I'm a Man. How Can I Help the Feminist Movement?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. This week, a reader... Read more »