How We Changed the Conversation on Safe Sex at Our High School

As a Latina, I have been taught that I am more likely to have a child in high school than to go off to college. That’s why I spent the last two years fighting fighting stigma and social norms in pursuit of a simple, but revolutionary, conversation-sparking tool: A condom machine.

Feminists are Demanding Action on Zika That Addresses the Intersections of Gender and Class

Prominent feminist activists and leaders from a variety of disciplines have signed an open letter to Congressmembers and political candidates stressing the immediate need to pass legislation to respond to the Zika virus

#RoyalPeriods: Women Took to Twitter to Fight California’s Tampon Tax

The veto was a blow to activists at the local and national level who pressured the state to remove the tax.

The White Knights of the First Amendment

Men’s Rights Activists use the First Amendment to protect their ability to harass and discriminate against women. Now, extremists on campuses across the country are using the same tactic.

Resistance to the Prison-Industrial Complex Remains a Feminist Issue

This week’s prison strike is the tactic of a growing movement that promises to tackle the systemic violence touching countless women’s lives.

Will California Be the Next State to End the Tampon Tax?

In the next few days, California Governor Jerry Brown will vote on a legislation eliminating taxes on menstrual products like tampons and pads, a move that would save California women around $20.2 million per year.

Celebrating the Fight for $15: Raising the Minimum Wage Builds an Economy That Works for All

We have a lot to celebrate this Labor Day. Workers have made significant gains in raising the minimum wage, guaranteeing paid sick days and paid family leave and cracking down on wage theft.

The Feminist Bookstore Re-Envisioning What Was Once a Movement Staple

With so many feminist bookstores shutting their doors, it might seem unlikely that a new one would suddenly open them. But that’s exactly what happened when Troll Hole set up shop this April in Brooklyn.

In Praise of Willful Girls

Girl-fueled interruptions are on the rise. If they make us uncomfortable, that’s the point.

Powered By Girl Reminds Us Why Intergenerational Feminist Activism Matters

This week, Lyn Mikel Brown’s Powered By Girl hits shelves. It’s a book about how adults can help girls organize for social and political change. It’s also a book about us.