A study published this month indicates substantial progress for women’s inclusion in independent films over the past year. But gender discrepancies are amplified in the realm of more mainstream science fiction and superhero films.
In response to a recent spree of statewide abortion bans in the U.S., Swedish-American artist Michele Pred got to work raising funds to display her pro-choice artwork on billboards in three different states waging wars on women.
Charlotte’s new quiet buffer zone noise ordinance will provide a reprieve for doctors, staff, and patients who have been subjected to constant harassment and intimidation at the hands of anti-abortion extremists outside of clinics.
Ohio House Bill 90, also known as the “Humanity of the Unborn Child” bill, mandates that educators become part of the state’s mission to “achieve an abortion-free society.”
Following a city council decision to ban abortion in Waskom, Texas, the Lilith Fund for Reproductive Equity and NARAL Pro-Choice Texas launched a billboard campaign. Each makes a simple declaration: “Abortion is Freedom.”
The Premier Ultimate League was formed following a widespread boycott of the American Ultimate Disc League, in which upwards of 150 people signed on to protest gender inequality in the for-profit league. Last weekend marked the end of its inaugural season.
“The many women that I’ve had the opportunity to know and to walk alongside over the years are incredible. They’re powerful, and they have their own voices, but they’re not always given the mic or the megaphone—and I believe that all of us need to find ways to help those who are least visible be passed the microphone.”
New research from a coalition of seven national organizations leading the fight for gender and racial justice paints a stark picture of the experiences of immigrant survivors in the current political moment—one marred by the Trump administration’s appalling anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies.
Roma Torre, Amanda Farinacci, Vivian Lee, Jeanine Ramirez and Kristen Shaughnessy are suing Spectrum News for gender- and age-based discrimination—and demanding better from the industry at-large on social media.
Any ad “which implies an idealized, gender-stereotypical physical appearance” or shows “a man or a woman failing to achieve a task specifically because of their gender” will now be banned in the UK.