We Heart: Beyoncé’s Powerful Coachella Performance Celebrating Black Women

“Thank you for allowing me to be the first black woman to headline Coachella. Ain’t that ’bout a bitch.”

Where Maternal Health and Child Marriage Intersect

Child marriage interrupts the futures of young girls and women around the world—and it has great ramifications on their maternal health.

Rest in Power: Linda Brown’s Legacy is Still a Rallying Cry

Despite her powerful legacy, Brown’s fight goes on—and today, segregation in schools is rife and on the rise.

Accountability is Finally Coming to Academia in the Midst of #MeToo

A Title IX investigation prompted by an essay in Ms. is bringing the #MeToo movement—and some accountability—to the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Communication.

#FreeAle: Feminists are Demanding the Release of Reproductive Justice Activist Detained by ICE

Alejandra Pablos, 32, was detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during a routine check-in and is now being held without bond. Advocates across the country believe she was targeted by officials for her activism.

These Anti-Abortion Laws are Bad Medicine—And They’re Hurting Women Across the Country

44 states in the U.S. have passed laws undermining women’s access to abortion by mandating burdensome and medically unnecessary requirements. 19 have passed at least five.

Rest in Power: Rep. Louise Slaughter Was a Trailblazer and a Fierce Feminist

The late representative fought tirelessly for women’s rights over the course of her three decades in Congress.

The Women The New York Times Overlooked

The New York Times has launched Overlooked, the new project in which they are publishing the obituaries of past figures disregarded by the paper and by society at large. 

We Need More Diversity in Hollywood—and More Inclusion Riders

Amidst the glittering and fantastical sets onstage at the Dolby Theatre this year, something else seemed to shine bright at the 90th Academy Awards—talks of diversity and inclusion. But despite #MeToo moments and Oscar speeches championing the marginalized, only six women left with awards.

Gold Medalist Aly Raisman is Suing Olympic Organizations for Failing to Stop Larry Nassar

The former gymnast claims the organizations were well aware of Larry Nassar’s decades-long abuse and molestation of young athletes—and did nothing to intervene.

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