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.”

7 Congressional Races That Could Reshape the Country

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

Lift Every Voice: “Shout Your Abortion” Is Changing the Conversation

In 2015, Amelia Bonow shared her abortion story on her Facebook page. 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 »

It’s Time to Embrace Feminism’s Anger

“Feminism” is Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year, but “anger” should be in there too. Read more »

BitchTapes: Fight for your Rights

A mix for election season and beyond. Read more »

Backtalk: What Are We Supposed to Do Now?

This week, Dahlia and Amy are tired, depressed, and angry—what are we supposed to do with all these awful feelings? In the wake of the Supreme Court confirmation for Brett Kavanaugh, we’re thinking about who gets to display feelings and what it tells us about where our feelings belong. Mostly... Read more »

Backtalk: We Said #MeToo, Now What?

This week, Dahlia and Amy discuss how the #MeToo movement can evolve beyond survivors exposing their own traumas and the role of abusers in creating real change. From public radio to the Supreme Court, what can a true reckoning with misogyny and abuse look like? We’ve also got a Petty Political... Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: What Happened to Serena Williams

The U.S. Open final is the latest in a series of recent moments that have left fans of women’s tennis outraged. 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 »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Nike

They’ll never back down. Read more »

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No Disrespect: Black women and the burden of respectability

In February 2012, PBS host Tavis Smiley interviewed Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer about their Oscar nominations for their roles as Aibileen and... Read more »

House Proud : The troubling rise of stay-at-home daughters

“Daughters aren’t to be independent. They’re not to act outside the scope 
of their father. As long as they’re under the...

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Rewriting the Future: Using Science Fiction to Re-Envision Justice

Our justice movements desperately need science fiction. Read more »

The Unbelievers: New Atheism and the Old Boys' Club

Women are God-fearing and don't challenge institutions. Men, on the other hand, are skeptical and rational, and go out of their way to...

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