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.

Q&A: Lawyer Heather McCabe on Creating and Sustaining Progress for All Families Under Trump

McCabe turned her rage from election day into resistance—and the motivation to help impact positive change through political action.

Giving Voice to Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Violence

As a trans survivor of sexual and emotional abuse, Lexie Bean has spent a lot of time trying to make sense of their own body.

Sexual Violence Shouldn’t Be a Risk of Being a Humanitarian

86 percent of humanitarian aid workers report knowing a colleague who has experienced sexual violence in the course of their work.

Negotiating Safety: Healing Through a Contact Sport

There are so many ways that people negotiate the world—but being hit on a regular basis tends to be far from the expected norm.

Russia Just Legalized Domestic Violence

Millions of lives were put at risk in January when Russia’s lower house of parliament voted 368-1 to decriminalize some domestic violence charges. Today, President Vladimir Putin signed it into law.

We Must Protect the Violence Against Women Act

Thanks in large part to VAWA, survivors are more supported when they come forward—but this law and the survivors it protects are now in jeopardy.

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