Don’t Let Them Divide Us

We should shift focus and support the women who are speaking up on specific issues instead of tearing down the ones who aren’t. 

NEWSFLASH: Mexico City Prosecutor Blames Woman for Her Own Death

After Lesby Berlin Osorio was strangled to death, the Office of the Public Prosecutor took to Twitter to blame her for her own murder.

Solidarity and Liberation on Mama’s Day

Life may be suffering, but we all have the ability to show up for one another—on Mother’s Day and every day.

Closing the Boyfriend Loophole

The gun lobby and their allies in Congress have routinely opposed both state and federal legislation to extend firearm prohibitions to abusive dating partners.

“He Said, She Said”

Survivors of sexual violence face a kind of discrimination that has, until now, gone unnoticed.

When Fashion Makes a Statement

Denim Day is tomorrow!

Protecting Women Starts at Home—Not in Public Bathrooms

More than 40 women and children were shot, beaten, strangled, stabbed or run over by a husband, boyfriend, fiancé, father or stepfather during the year that North Carolina legislators began “protecting” women and children from transgender people in bathrooms.

On Trial for Surviving a Hate Crime

A reflection on the intersections between gender, race and reverse victimization.

NEWSFLASH: Muslim African-American Woman Judge Found Dead

Late Wednesday, the body of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam was found in the Hudson River near Manhattan.

The Unfortunate Familiarity of Marines United: Masculinity, Digital Sex Talk and the Military

The Marines United scandal shows how ideals of heterosexuality and manliness in military culture converge—and reflect an environment where women are not treated as equals.

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