civil rights

Political InQueery: How to Stop People from Voting

This year, an unprecedented wave of voter suppression bills hit statehouses across the country, and garnered very little media attention in response, even as voting rights activists decried the shift. In 27 states, bills that will demand voters show identification, bills that require proof of... Read more »

On Our Radar

Links, links, links! Salon explores the implications of the fate of the Wonder Woman show described in... Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Bayard Rustin, American activist

Bayard Rustin was one of the most important individuals in the Civil Rights Movement and a life-long activist for human dignity whose contributions are often overlooked (then and now) because he was gay. Read more »

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

At least one out of every three women around the world has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime — with the abuser usually someone known to her. Violence against women and girls is a universal problem of epidemic proportions. Perhaps the most pervasive human rights... Read more »

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