“I was reading all this stuff about feminism every day and trying to think about these large questions and I thought, what’s a comedic take on it?”
A new book by reporters Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly reveals just how inadequate the FBI investigation into allegations of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh was—and what the Republicans hoped to bury.
Last week, Facebook removed a post that fact-checked an inaccurate anti-abortion video. The decision came after mounting pressure from four male lawmakers: Sens. Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, Kevin Cramer and Mike Braun.
On August 22, I went back to school to start my ninth year of teaching. The Amazon rain forest had already been on fire for three weeks. I don’t know if Lisa Delpit knew how literal the title of her book, Teaching When the World Is on Fire, out today, would be—but it illuminates the absolute absurdity of the world we are living and teaching in.
The Majority Rules will be the rallying cry for millions of women and will anchor Supermajority and Supermajority Education Fund’s work to inform and engage women this year and next.
I was surprised by how emotional I got watching Serena Williams in the recent U.S. Open tennis finals. I don’t think of myself as a “sports person,” and though I’ve followed tennis since I was a kid, I never thought of paying to see it live—until Serena Williams became a lead player.
After months of advocacy work by campus organizers and students, the California state legislature last week passed four bills—SB 24, SB 464, AB 963 and AB 59—that together will expand access to abortion care on college campuses, address disparities in maternal health care and increase civic engagement among young voters.
North Carolina lawmakers weren’t prepared for battle on September 11—but Rep. Deb Butler, in the face of a sudden and unexpected legislative maneuver from her colleagues, still stood up for democracy.
“We came here because we believed that America respects our rights. We were robbed, raped and exploited by gangs. We watched our friends and family members be killed. But we always believed in America.”
Super Happy Fun America’s recent “straight pride” parade in Boston has come and gone—but the ideology that inspired it lingers, and it is not limited to the parade’s homophobia.