Strong family bonds help transgender people embrace joy even amid legislative attacks and reductive media portrayals.
As public spaces for women continue to diminish each day, some Afghan women have transformed a corner of their own homes into a battleground to resist the Taliban’s oppressive rule.
It was like money falling from the sky. Except the city of Los Angeles would be sending it to her in a debit card every month. A thousand dollars. To
Haitian feminists are battling centuries of patriarchal norms in their fight for abortion rights using creative means including underground networks, political activism, and art.
When it comes to sports, going for gold should be genderless.
Even after leaving a domestic violence situation, survivors are often saddled with mountains of debt incurred by their abusers. Can a new California law offer protections?
Pregnant people across the country lack safe drinking water—so grassroots organizations are stepping in.
An initiative to make the city car-free is prompting a larger dialogue around equity in urban design.
“The Future Is Disabled” by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha moves much-needed conversations on disability and mutual aid into the spotlight while pushing readers to confront their preconceived ideas about who belongs in the future.
By centering feminism on gender alone and conveniently sidelining the impact of whiteness, class, culture, imperialism, and religion on gender parity, white women have co-opted the feminist space. It’s time to change this.
Abortion bans tend to disproportionately impact vulnerable populations in low-income, rural communities. Here’s how young people of color are fighting back.
Knowing this day would come doesn’t make the reality any easier to process. But as trite as this may sound so soon after such a devastating loss, the fight is far from over.
Scholars offer five takeaways to begin understanding the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision revoking the constitutional right to safe, legal abortion in the U.S.
“Because no one had talked with me as a teen about what a real, healthy relationship looks like, I didn’t know what to do when my boyfriend became abusive.”
Women often suffer the most from environmental degradation. A nonprofit in Colombia is trying to make their needs central to conservation.
States Advance Anti-Transgender Agendas—Part of a Longtime Strategy by Conservatives to Rally Their Base
Some 30 states initiated anti-trans legislation in 2021, and 7 more in 2022.
Leaving behind a prolific body of work and a powerful legacy, Black feminist writer and thinker bell hooks taught us about radical intersectional politics—and love.
From anti-communist witch-hunts to independence movements to wages for housework and rights for sex workers, 91-year-old Selma James has been in the struggle for a lifetime.
Female faculty members of color are disproportionately called upon by both colleagues and students to do diversity, equity, and inclusion work—with no compensation for this labor.
2021 was the deadliest year on record for trans people, just like the year before. Reversing that trend requires trans solidarity built upon mutual aid.
The Gabby Petito case illustrated yet again how media outlets disproportionately fixate on missing and murdered White women. Veteran journalist Guillermo Torres analyzes why— and how editors can do better.
A growing number of U.S. companies are offering gender-neutral paid parental leave, prompting more fathers to take advantage of a benefit often assumed to primarily serve women.
Texas’ new anti-abortion law has just gone into effect after the Supreme Court refused to step in. Here’s what it means.
Afghan feminists told the world 20 years ago what to do (and what not to do) to help them. The U.S. didn’t listen, and today’s disastrous outcome is the inevitable result.
The Taliban "has not changed," say women facing subjugation in areas of Afghanistan under its rule.
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