We Need Women’s Voices in Media—Beyond Their Stories About Powerful Men

The #MeToo stories flooding the media landscape are giving women voice. Will they grant women more credence beyond the wake of Weinstein?

Beyond Abstractions: Confronting Trans-Directed Violence

We must move forward in the fight against gender-based violence. And we must do so with transgender communities in mind.

Small But Mighty: Independent News Outlets Are Making An Outsized Impact

The message of a new study is clear: If we want to foster robust conversations about national policy, we need to continue to support independent news outlets.

The Abortion War Isn’t The Only Battleground for Women’s Lives

It is time for a new movement. And it’s time to escape the absurd standoff—in which we hurl rhetoric about choice and life while so many women have far too little of either.

My #StandBesideHer Story

A call to action to end comparison and competition.

Closing Time at the Boys’ Club

I first confronted the “boys’ club” 20 years ago. Today, it’s still alive and well.

When Immigration Becomes a Pathway to Exploitation

Paola came to the U.S. with a legal work visa but suffered exploitation and trafficking. She escaped, reported and cooperated with a law enforcement investigation. And she has spent more than four months and counting in detention.

The Harvey Weinstein Allegations Are More Than a Scandal—They’re a Call to Arms

Let the Harvey Weinstein scandal be a call to arms. Let it be the last hand-wringing and the next reckoning. I want us all to be so furious that it inspires real, tangible change.

It’s Time for Female Athletes to Take Back Title IX from the Trump Administration

Title IX needs a champion—and it needs one now. What if the sports heroes of Title IX formed the frontlines of the fight against campus sexual assault?

Taking Back Their Power and Their Country

In 2013, the Central African Republic was driven into a war. Women and girls remain the most affected—as both as targets of rape and sexual slavery as a tactic of war.

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