The University of Michigan Diag is more crowded than usual lately—because student activism against sexual violence is coming to a head.
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to a Kentucky law that forces doctors to describe ultrasound images and play fetal heartbeat sounds to patients seeking abortion.
Workers are suing McDonald’s for failing to stop sexual harassment—and they’re also storming corporate offices to demand a seat at decision-making tables.
Until our country treats human rights—including access to safe abortion—as a fundamental obligation, our rights, and those of people around the world, remain vulnerable.
The U.S. is one of only two nations in the world that does not offer some form of paid leave, leaving over 80 percent of workers with little financial recourse if they must take time off to care for a new child or a sick family member. Feminists this week pushed for progress on the issue on Capitol Hill—winning one major victory and then calling for even more.
A recent national test shows that girls are outperforming boys on questions about technology and engineering, even though they are less likely to have taken those classes. And they do just as well as boys in the Computer Science AP test, even though they are much less likely to take it. So what is the problem?
While state legislatures across the country are constantly passing medically-unnecessary, politically-motivated laws to try to force reproductive health centers to close, crisis pregnancy centers are largely unregulated. It’s time to require fake clinics to abide by real standards and policies that will protect women and pregnant people.
“We call on all citizens of this country, and everyone globally who is repulsed by authoritarianism, to stand with us. Stand with truth.”
Nancy Pelosi’s latest viral moment, milestones from the last two weeks and new research on the impact of workplace sexism. (And more!)
“You know, people, people often ask me why I choose the subjects that I do—and it’s really based on my barometer of anger. If something makes me very angry, that’s what I really want to focus on.”