Confederate Statues Across the Country are Coming Down in the Wake of Charlottesville

The push to preserve Confederate monuments that has become a rallying cry for white supremacists and white nationalists is facing more resistance from activists and lawmakers than ever after a deadly riot unfolded at a protest defending a statue of Robert E. Lee.

Designing Away Discrimination

Research indicates that there is a solution to Silicon Valley’s sexism: Managers can design away discrimination in tech.

Magnifying Heather Heyer

Shortly after her murder, Heyer was heinously criticized on a neo-Nazi site as a childless waste of life. Here, fellow childless and childfree women mourn Heather’s loss with the hope of magnifying her message against injustice and celebrating her heroism.

Heartbroken, But Standing Strong

I got my start in social justice fighting against segregation as a college student in North Carolina. I never thought in 2017 that I would still have to fight racism in its ugliest, most naked form.

Q&A: Laurie Penny on Trump, Staying Radical and Writing Bitch Doctrine

“There is an enormous anti-feminist backlash underway, and the fight feels more urgent than it did even a year ago.”

A Five-Step Toolkit for Dealing with White Supremacists in the Era of Trump

It takes no courage to be a brown-shirt. The heroes are the folks who step up to protect their neighbors. Here are some successful intervention options for the next time a bigot with an attitude starts to go off.

Feminist Fix: Ladysplaining the Google Memo, Tackling Domestic Violence in the NFL and Challenging Gender Norms in New Hampshire

Kesha’s comeback, Taylor Swift’s sexual assault trial, what Maggie Hassan’s career has taught kids in New Hampshire, inside the Trump administration’s Bible study group, solidarity in Texas, a study into the pushback on the ACA birth control benefit and more feminist news and updates from the week!

Peace Heroes: How Visaka Dharmadasa’s Tragedy Led to a Rise in Sri Lankan Peace Activism

Visaka Dharmadasa’s two elder sons were drafted into the army. When one went missing, she led a delegation of other mothers of missing servicemen into the jungles to meet with the guerillas who were responsible for their fates.

Unpack Your Unconscious Biases With Us (And Win Tickets to Emerging Women Live!)

Unpack an example of your unconscious bias with us and you’ll be entered to win one of two complimentary tickets to ​Emerging Women Live​!

Facebook Still Has Far to Go

Facebook suspended the account of Iljeoma Oluo, Editor-at-Large of The Establishment, after she shared screenshots of the hateful messages she was receiving on the platform—but did not take action against her harassers.

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