Considering MacKinnon’s achievements in advancing workplace sexual harassment law in this country, I believed that her thoughts were not only warranted, but needed in this moment—so I sought her out and asked her about them.
Politicians in Tennessee are trying to cut off sexual and reproductive health access to the over 500,000 women covered by TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program.
There was a lot missing from the White House’s list of 34 statements (all from white men) about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh—so we compiled our own.
A new program designed to empower women “to trust their judgement and overcome social pressures to be ‘nice’ when their sexual integrity is threatened” is proving to be a successful tool in fighting rape on college campuses.
Kavanaugh’s nomination threatens the balance of the Court and endangers decades of progress for women’s rights, LGBTQ rights and civil rights in the United States.
Students who sought the resources of The Ohio State University’s Sexual Civility and Empowerment were told they were “lying,” “delusional” or “suffering from mental illness;” had “an active imagination,” “didn’t understand their own experience” or even “fabricated their story.”
New Hampshire recently joined the rest of the states in New England in having comprehensive LGBTQ discrimination protections on the books—but in nearby Massachusetts, a fight to keep them in place just started.
President Trump’s short list of potential Supreme Court Justice nominees was spearheaded by Leonard Leo, the now-former executive vice president of The Federalist Society—a conservative organization of lawyers whose connections and members comprise 24 of the 25 names listed on it.
The U.S. Navy and Department of Defense had booked LGBTQ activist Melanie Nathan to speak at a Pride event—but then they found her Twitter account. Now, she’s suing her government to protect her right to free speech.
Jenkins, who made history last year when she became the first openly black trans woman ever to be elected to public office, sounded off on the importance of authenticity and representation last week at LA’s Trans Pride Festival.