“He Said, She Said”

Survivors of sexual violence face a kind of discrimination that has, until now, gone unnoticed.

When Fashion Makes a Statement

Denim Day is tomorrow!

Protecting Women Starts at Home—Not in Public Bathrooms

More than 40 women and children were shot, beaten, strangled, stabbed or run over by a husband, boyfriend, fiancé, father or stepfather during the year that North Carolina legislators began “protecting” women and children from transgender people in bathrooms.

On Trial for Surviving a Hate Crime

A reflection on the intersections between gender, race and reverse victimization.

NEWSFLASH: Muslim African-American Woman Judge Found Dead

Late Wednesday, the body of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found in the Hudson River near Manhattan.

The Unfortunate Familiarity of Marines United: Masculinity, Digital Sex Talk and the Military

The Marines United scandal shows how ideals of heterosexuality and manliness in military culture converge—and reflect an environment where women are not treated as equals.

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.

A Different Kind of Terror

The latest San Bernardino shooting was an act of terror—one of a far more common and deadly kind of terrorism altogether.

Lenora Claire Broke the Silence to Search for a Solution

Lenora Claire has been evading a stalker for six years. She’s also been fighting for justice.

Did 14,000 Women Die from Domestic Violence in Russia Last Year?

We’ve read about Vladimir Putin’s rising authoritarianism. It’s time to read more about violence against women—and how that oppression correlates with national insecurity, terrorism and stunted economic growth.

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