When Will The Golden Globes Recognize Women Directors?

The nominees for Best Director—released this week in the midst of a feminist reckoning in Hollywood—are all white and male, continuing a long history of sexism at the Golden Globes.

Arizona State University Thinks Expulsion is “Too Severe” a Punishment for Rape

Arizona State University is pushing back on a Title IX commission recommendation that a student who raped another student be expelled, calling the punishment “too severe.” Students, however, are calling on them to stand by it.

A Night of Firsts: Women Won Big and Made History in Tuesday’s Elections

On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the 2016 elections, voters across the country delivered historic wins for women candidates.

Attorneys General are Suing the Trump Administration to Protect Birth Control Access

Feminist leaders were swift to fight back against the Trump administration’s new rules watering-down contraceptive coverage under the ACA—and so were Attorneys General in four states.

We Heart: Period Equity’s Tampon Tax PSA

Amber Rose wraps her hands around a 156-diamond-studded, 18-karat white gold pendant hanging on a custom-made bezel chain. She twists it open. Then she pulls out a tampon.

The House is Expected to Vote on a 20-Week Abortion Ban Today

HR 36 would criminalize abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy in all 50 states. If signed into law, women who violate the law could go to prison for up to five years.

Menstrual Equity Legislation in California Would Make Tampons and Pads Free at School for Low-Income Girls

Assembly Bill 10 cleared the state Senate 39-0 and passed through the Assembly 70-4 early last month, but is still awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature.

Seven Ways Graham-Cassidy Attacks Women’s Healthcare

Several failed efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act have led to the worst replacement yet—especially for women. 

WATCH: Amplifying the Personal and the Political in Pop Culture

The thumbnail of Retro Reports’ mini-doc for The New York Times, “The Fight Over Women’s Bodies,” is a still shot of women dressed in red robes and bonnets a la the concubines in The Handmaid’s Tale.

We Heart: Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda’s Message to Donald Trump

“We still refuse to be controlled by a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot.”

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