Wendy Carrillo Wants the Future to Be Female—and Unapologetic

Wendy Carrillo didn’t win the election for California’s 34th District Congressional seat—but she captured the spirit of her community.

Alt-Right Commentator Laughs About Rape, Disability, Cancer at Campus Appearance

The complex lives of women are no laughing matter, and neither is their suffering.

The Film Festival that Fights Back

Now over a decade running, the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival has a revived meaning in the new political climate.

Global Solidarity: Exploring the Roots of Today’s Women’s Strike

Women from 49 countries are part of a Women’s Strike today against violence addressed at women physically, economically, verbally and morally.

Braids Across Borders: How Women in El Paso are Fighting Back on Inauguration Day

While President-elect Donald Trump is sworn into office on Friday, 50 women from El Paso and Ciudad Juárez will stand back to back on the Paso del Norte International Bridge and braid their hair together in an act of solidarity.

Q&A: Meet the Vinyl Club Resisting Patriarchy One Record at a Time

The Chulita Vinyl Club is a three-year-old multi-city collective centering women of color—and celebrating their culture as an act of resistance.

Nancy Pelosi Re-Elected House Minority Leader

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi has championed healthcare and women’s rights since 2003. On Wednesday night, she re-earned her place as one of the most powerful Speakers of the House to date.

Meet the Mother and Daughter Live-Tweeting the Destruction in Aleppo

A mother and daughter in Syria have taken to Twitter to compel the world to pay attention to devastation in Aleppo.

Meet the Activist Who Just Launched the Nation’s First Trans Employee Job Placement Program

Ms. talked to transgender activist Michaela Mendelsohn about her launch of the California Transgender Workplace Project.

Activists Want Women at the Center of the 2016 Presidential Debates

UltraViolet began a campaign to highlight a lack of discussion surrounding women’s issues and women moderators at presidential debates.

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