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Every December 1, the world commemorates the lives lost and the progress we’ve made

Shining Light: Sini Anderson is Fighting for Late-Stage Lyme Patients

We’re too young to be this ill, and there are too many unanswered questions. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Queer Love on “The Bachelor”

Finally, the queer love story we all deserve. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Hillary’s Defense of Bill

Hillary Clinton’s defense of Bill makes it harder for women to come forward. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Last Abortion Clinic in Missouri

New state restrictions mean that some Missouri residents will be forced to make a 400 mile roundtrip to access abortion services. Read more »

Words to Live By: Why is it so Uncomfortable When Women Challenge Traditional Cancer Narratives?

There are two prevailing cancer stories we hear about: the one where someone lives  and the one where someone dies. There is, in the cultural narrative of the disease, little room for anything else. Read more »

How To Survive the Traumatic 24-hour News Cycle If You Have PTSD

For sexual assault or harassment survivors, especially those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the last two weeks have been full of triggers. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Hypocrisy of Weight Watchers' Name Change

Weight Watchers’ rebranding is simply a repackaging of diet culture. Read more »

Dying Indifference: Confronting the Shame of Alzheimer’s in Black Communities

Until a cure is found for Alzheimer’s, African Americans must break the silence in our communities. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Research Proves Weight Loss is a Myth

Everything we know about weight loss is wrong — and it’s killing us. Read more »

Uninformed and Uncompensated: Between 23andMe and Ancestry, Who Owns Our Genetic Data?

With the increasing popularity of genetic home-test kits, our DNA might soon be at the disposal of scientists without our knowledge, with semi-dubious consent, and without any credit or compensation. Read more »

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Critical Conditions: For Trans Individuals, Seeking Medical Care Can Be a Minefield

When trans individuals encounter the medical system, they're often met with discrimination and misunderstanding. Read more »