Supreme Court

What Just Happened: A Victory for Abortion Rights

There’s no question that this is good news, but we shouldn’t assume that today’s decision amounts to a wholesale fuck-you to abortion opponents. 

What Just Happened?: The Supreme Court Sides with LGBTQ Americans

In a surprising twist, the Supreme Court decided that Title VII has always covered gender identity, meaning that it’s illegal to terminate a trans person’s employment because they’re trans. Read more »

War of Words: If We’re Going to Protect Abortion Access, Language Matters

The language we use to talk about abortion impacts the fight to keep it safe and legal. Read more »

Action over Fear: Don’t Wait for the Supreme Court to Decide on Abortion Rights

I heard sadness and anger from many I spoke to about the state of abortion rights and the case currently before the  Supreme Court. But not once did I hear anything resembling futility or defeat. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Edward Blum Wants to Kill Affirmative Action

Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard is basically a do-over of Fisher v. University of Texas with the prospect of going before a much more conservative Supreme Court. 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 »

Out of the Dark: Illustrators Capture Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s Breathtaking Moment

One image encapsulated the morning of September 27, when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford addressed the Senate Judiciary Committee: a photograph of Ford, eyes closed and right hand raised, taking an oath of honesty in front of the world. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Your Laughter Won’t Protect You

Trump doesn’t care about the crowd, only the roar. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: For All The Angry Men Who Don’t Believe Women

Things unraveled spectacularly when it came time for Judge Brett Kavanaugh to testify. Read more »

Your Silence Will Not Protect You: The Strategic Disruption of Brett Kavanaugh’s Agenda

What’s at stake if Kavanaugh is confirmed? Everything. Read more »