Helen Reddy’s life is brought to the screen for the first time in Australian director Unjoo Moon’s new biopic, “I Am Woman,” in theaters and on demand September 11.
Sen. Ted Cruz lead 20 Republican senators to file a letter with the FDA claiming— factually incorrectly— that the abortion pill is an “imminent hazard to the public health.”
The wage gap has plagued the U.S. since women entered the workforce. And while money, definitely, is not everything—it is infused into the way we live. As long as our society functions in a capitalistic manner, our work can and will be valued with a dollar amount.
This means we must fight until women are earning every last cent as much as men make.
Letetra Widman highlighted the broader impact of systemic racism around Blake’s shooting—one that the families of murdered Black Americans have been highlighting for a long, long time.
“When you say the name Jacob Blake, make sure you say father, make sure you say cousin, make sure you say son, make sure you say uncle. But most importantly, make sure you say human. Human life. Let it marinate in your mouth and your minds. A human life. Just like every single one of you all and everywhere … We’re human. His life matters.”
In June of 2019, Nina Harris, an undergraduate at Tulane University started Stitch It to the Patriarchy. Today, it has grown into a change-making, women-led-and-run organization promoting sustainability, voting, feminism and progressive change.
Most tools of the patriarchy involve controlling—or attempting to control—women and girls. Much of these methods of control come from shaming, and when it comes to women’s sexual choices and histories, shame is the name of the game.
The “1619 Project” is critical in bringing the U.S. up to par in taking responsibility for slavery, and, perhaps even more so, in taking action to repairing the educational standard around slaver and all the ways its influence continues to permeate the United States.
It is no wonder white historians and senators alike feel threatened; Sen. Tom Cotton’s feet are firmly planted in the faith of American exceptionalism, so to him and those who share his beliefs, a curriculum that reveals a not-so-exceptional U.S. is earth-shattering.
While accepting a polite gesture should come easily, it is natural that polite actions created off of a basis of gender inequality may make women squirm—it certainly does make us.
“The fact is, chivalry is a standard that is based on sexist ideals—created during a time when women were referred to as damsels in distress, and when men with power were so out of control they needed a clear set of rules to tell them not to rape any woman they saw.”
Navajo Nation-focused organization, Protect the Sacred, hosted a virtual graduation ceremony for the indigenous graduates of 2020— celebrating their accomplishments and encouraging them in the next chapter of their adult lives to participate in civic opportunities, such as completing the census and registering to vote.
AOC claps back to Republican Rep. Ted Yoho’s response to his own sexist attack on her on the steps of the Capitol on Monday.