Undecided: The Reliable Romanticizing of Unplanned Parenthood

The temptation to chalk our decisions up to the whims of some larger, intangible force—God, evolution, DNA, nature, life—is a powerful one.

No Welcome Mat: The Problem with Houselessness Policies

Instead of shaming people without homes, states should create programs that focus on securing housing for people. Read more »

Kin in the Game: Social Change Can’t Just Be For “Families”

Journalists, aid organizations, and politicians rarely ask us to sympathize with people not categorized as “families.” Read more »

7 Congressional Races That Could Reshape the Country

Here’s the latest on seven key races to pay attention to today. Read more »

Fake Believe: How Bogus News Has Elevated Brazil’s Would-Be (and Might-Be) President

This weekend’s runoff election is likely to result in a far-right extremist leader. Read more »

Half the Battle: Linda Hirshman on the Women Who Made Sexual-Harassment Law Possible

“No social movement succeeds without coming to the anger place at some point.” Read more »

Controlling Interest: Revisioning the binary of abortion and contraception

On the left, the right, and everywhere in between, we still hear about “bad” abortion havers and “good” birth-control seekers. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Georgia Suppresses Black Voters

At least 53,000 voter registration applications, the large majority of them from Black voters, are being held for additional screening. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Bill Cosby Sentenced in Sexual Assault Case

The serial rapist received a sentence of three to ten years. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Facebook Reviews Policy Allowing “White Separatism”

According to Facebook, white nationalism “doesn’t seem to always be associated with racism.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Everything Is at Stake

The SCOTUS again appear poised to pursue a purely theoretical liberty at the expense of the lives of people of color. Read more »

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