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What Just Happened?: A Day Without A Woman

Don’t assume that one person’s strike bolsters another person’s freedom. Read more »

We've Always Been Here: One Mujerista Talks Back to Intersectionality and White Feminism

When I see the word “intersectionality” being used, I want to see a sincere invitation to the table (it’s accessible right?) in a genuine attempt to build community. And if I do decide to show up, I expect to see the more privileged, abled parties willingly give up their seats for us Brown queer... Read more »

Talking to Your Kids About Trump: Don't Sugar-Coat His Bigotry, They Need to Know the Word "Racist"

While we teach him about things like racism and sexism, we also teach him about empathy, compassion, and consent. Read more »

BitchTapes: Songs for Babes

A new baby mixtape that even grown folks can get behind. Read more »

The Kids Are Not All Right: Ideas for How Our Next President Should Fix Our Screwed up Childcare System

Childcare is a reproductive justice issue. Right now, it’s not affordable for many Americans.  Read more »

Ask Bear: I'm a Queer Femme Woman—Can I Call Myself "Papa"?

A queer parenting conundrum.  Read more »

Egged On: The Commodified Altruism of the Assisted-Reproduction Industry

Paid egg donation is often framed as a miraculous, even selfless, act when in reality it is a big business that hinges on well-oiled marketing and recruitment practices. Read more »

Ask Bear: My Kids Are Now Adults—But They Still Don't Get Along

Advice columnist S. Bear Bergman fields a question about frustrating family dynamics.  Read more »

"The Mama Sherpas" Shines a Light on the Skills of Midwives

The new documentary explores the role midwives play in improving how Americans deal with pregnancy and birth.  Read more »

Popaganda Episode: How to Talk to Kids About Pop Culture

  As kids, we learn about the world through pop culture—for better or worse. On this week’s episode of Popaganda, we have three discussions about kids and pop culture. First, Tomas Moniz, the founder of Rad Dad... 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 »