Even on eBay women makes less money than men.
Jamilah King: how black women like me reckon with America’s political process.
GOP candidates likely don’t want you to know this fact about undocumented immigrants.
As rental prices rise, women stay in bad relationships to survive.
US military releases bizarre paper claiming wearing hijab is “passive terrorism.”
Rebecca Traister on how single women became the most powerful voting bloc.
What it’s really like to work in Hollywood if you’re not a straight white man.
Last Week Tonight takes on laws that are making abortion inaccessible around the country.
Everyone has that one relative or acquaintance back in their hometown who is a ticking time bomb, ready to let loose with a “We need to keep the Muslims out!” or a “The only class war is against the rich!” Continue reading “Holiday BINGO: conversations you don’t want to have but maybe should”
Read one Texas abortion doctor’s scathing ultrasound informed consent form.
Your guilt trip won’t stop gentrification.
No, the anti-choice movement doesn’t care about sexism, racism or ableism.
Kim Davis is wrong–but bashing her looks isn’t right.
Man acquitted of dumping beer on Native American kids’ heads at hockey game.
Black America’s “gaslight” nightmare: The psychological warfare being waged against Black Lives Matter.
Democrats pass a resolution supporting Black Lives Matter, but Black Lives Matter doesn’t support Democrats.
It’s become increasingly clear that #BlackLivesMatter is a movement that won’t be ignored. Sadly, it seems that every day brings another reminder why it exists, and we learn the names of people like Sandra Bland and Freddie Gray only because of the tragedies that befell them. While the #BlackLivesMatter may be still developing and coming into its own, there’s no question that it’s making an impact. Elizabeth Day at The Guardian has a great piece about the origins of #BlackLivesMatter (including the prominent role played by women) and what she calls the “birth of a new civil rights movement.” Continue reading “#BlackLivesMatter and the “new civil rights movement””