Watching Personal Meet Political

I was there in the room last week when 25 of my students put down their phones and engaged in face-to-face dialogue with Roxane Gay.

NEWSFLASH: Trump Administration Will Reverse Progress for Trans Students

President Trump is poised to rescind key anti-discrimination protections for trans youth issued last year.

Fighting For True “Workplace Advancement” in the Trump Era

“Just because you slap the name ‘strong families’ on a bill doesn’t mean that you actually care about families.”

A President’s Day Tribute to Period Policy

Menstrual equity has rapidly morphed into a winning mainstream policy agenda–one of the very few in American politics that can claim honest-to-goodness bipartisan traction.

Disrupting the Solitude of Women

How women abort when it is forbidden—and the networks that help them.

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.

Now We Persist, Resist—and Win

Hostile sexism will make us resist and keep resisting. Hostile sexism will make us persist and keep persisting.

Planned Parenthood Saved My Life

I don’t know what would have happened to me had I not gone into Planned Parenthood that day. I’m grateful I never got the chance to find out because their doors were open to me when I needed them the most.

The Handmaid’s Tale: Fiction or Prediction?

The Handmaid’s Tale portrays a future world that takes the current attacks on women’s freedoms to a frightening conclusion—and shows us the importance of remaining vigilant and persistent.

#ShePersisted—And So Do Women Leaders Across the Country

“She persisted.” That’s exactly what women elected officials across the country like Elizabeth Warren are doing to resist sexist, racist and bigoted policies that the new administration is trying to implement.