“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.”
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.
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.
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.
It’s time to catch up with the global community in enacting a permanent national paid leave policy and other caregiving supports.
Indigenous activists see Deb Haaland’s leadership as an opportunity to re-imagine justice and safety in the U.S.
Despite harsh, discriminatory conditions, countless deaf women fought with brilliance and dedication for personal and professional recognition, including for the right to vote.
Harmful stereotypes and the sexualization of Asian women in this country date back to at least the 19th century.
Disrupting the gendered stereotypes that children encounter requires attention and intention, but it doesn't have to be complicated.
A building offering affordable housing now stands as a symbol of trans self-reliance and resilience.
Brazilian women are breaking into politics by joining together in collective candidacies, which allow politicians to build stronger coalitions and push for progressive change.
“We have every right to do our jobs and represent our communities without fearing for our safety.”
Politics is a realm where men have been given a free hand to interrupt and talk over women. We can change this.