Many survivors of sexual violence have decried the failures of law enforcement agencies to provide them with adequate care or a sense of justice. For Kecia Weller, those failures were multiplied by her experience as a person with disabilities.
California Senator Kamala Harris left Judge Brett Kavanaugh speechless at his own confirmation hearing with one simple question: “Can you think of any laws that give government the power to make decisions about the male body?”
The best-selling poetry anthologies from Native American writers are dated (in this order) 1918, 1996, 1988 and 1984. Heid E. Erdrich set out to expand that timeline, and subvert boundaries, by compiling and editing “New Poets of Native Nations,” out now from Graywolf Press.
81 films by social justice-oriented filmmakers screened in Philadelphia this month as part of the BlackStar Film Festival. Among them were these 10 feminist films exploring love, hair, sexuality and the serious challenges facing women of color around the world.
In a stunning queer and feminist performance that questions the foundations of comedy itself, Gadsby expertly leads viewers beyond the levity of our lives—and through anger, laughter, inspiration and sadness.
A new poll finds that a majority of registered voters support the Supreme Court’s 1973 ruling in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide across party lines—marking an all-time high for the popularity of abortion rights to be reported from such a study.
New findings from the National Network to End Domestic Violence shed light on the profound need for an increase in funding for critical resources and services for survivors and families—and the lifesaving work that advocates perform every day.
A new study by the World Bank measures the economic costs to nations which don’t educate girls—and the numbers are staggering.
26-year-old Gina Martin has been campaigning in England and Wales to make upskirting illegal and hold perpetrators accountable—and she won’t stop until the law changes.
In the most recent episode of comedian Michelle Wolf’s new show, “The Break,” she shouts an anthem fit for a more feminist union: “God bless abortions and god bless America!”