The Racist Roots of Rape Culture

The #MeToo movement can strike U.S. rape culture at its roots by centering the sexual assault and abuse of Black women.

How Billionaires Are Hijacking Our Democracy—And How We Can Resist Them

“The wider right led by the Koch cadre and the Republican officials that they helped put in office is taking dead aim at the things that make women’s lives livable.”

Fighting Fake Facts About Abortion

Under the guise of protecting women’s health, anti-abortion legislators have enacted over 400 restrictions on abortion since 2011, often justified by claims to make abortion safer—and voters believe them.

Pregnant Workers Facing Discrimination Need a #MeToo Movement

Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace has been illegal for four decades, but employers still use pregnancy as an excuse to push women out of the workplace, especially in blue-collar jobs. Just ask Amanda Van Fleet.

Safe and Supported: Inside the DIY Abortion Movement

As abortion becomes harder to access, more and more women are taking matters into their own hands with self-managed abortion—buying abortion pills on the internet and using them without medical supervision.

#MeToo: Over 30 Years Later, I’m Reporting My Harassers

When the #MeToo movement first emerged, I thought that I had no interest in saying the words myself.

10 Women (and Girls!) Who Inspired Us in 2017

Women and girls this year stepped up, spoke out and kicked butt to demand our rights. In particular, these 10 inspired us to keep fighting.

Looking Back, Moving Forward: Anita Hill, #MeToo and What Comes Next

Anita Hill’s testimony raised awareness about sexual harassment and mobilized women and girls to fight back on multiple fronts. The #MeToo movement has, too.

Breaking Down How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics

“I want people to be mad because they were duped. Because our lives don’t have to be this hard.”

The 10 Most Egregious Things about Trump’s New Rules on Birth Control Coverage

How appropriate that these scary new rules went into effect on Friday the 13th!

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