As coronavirus rates rise in urban areas, physicians are expressing concern about the lack of resources in long-term care facilities and nursing homes.
Ryan Pascal, 18, has an ambitious goal of registering 100,000 voters, ages 18-29, by November.
Her voter registration work has one main goal: support Black and brown Americans whose votes are being suppressed.
Patriarchy and white supremacy permeate our country, inspired by the president’s violent words—words with power and real-life consequences: On August 3, we remember the deadly massacre in El Paso targeted at the Latino and immigrant community. The shooter in that case also wrote a manifesto that mirrored Trump’s language.
The Salas shooter’s violent actions, Yoho’s profane outburst, and Trump’s disruptive forces come from the same white patriarchy that enables white men to target women of color with impunity.
Right before her death, Vanessa Guillén told her family that she had been sexually harassed by superiors. She didn’t report it, fearing retribution. Reporting sexual harassment and sexual assaults in the military goes up the chain of command—particularly useless if the perpetrator is a superior.
Since Guillén’s murder was confirmed, current and past service members who experienced sexual assault and harassment have shared their own stories with the viral #IAmVanessaGuillen.
In this week’s health related news, we break down the good, the bad and the misleading when it comes to COVID-19, and run down some recent updates on the reproductive health beat.
The sexist double standard between an ambitious woman speaking her mind and a man who does the exact same thing is crystal clear.
On June 16, pioneering feminist attorney Nadine Taub passed away at the age of 77. Taub played a pivotal—though largely unrecognized— role in the development of sexual harassment law in the United States.
Team members of the WNBA’s Seattle Storm and New York Liberty walked off the court before the National Anthem began—signifying the teams’ solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, and specifically how they stand against the police brutality that lead to the killing of Breonna Taylor.
“All season long, we say her name.”
To encourage and protect voting, Congress should take action in three intersecting areas—security, access (including vote-by-mail expansion), and funding—to preserve the integrity of Election Day.
While accepting a polite gesture should come easily, it is natural that polite actions created off of a basis of gender inequality may make women squirm—it certainly does make us.
“The fact is, chivalry is a standard that is based on sexist ideals—created during a time when women were referred to as damsels in distress, and when men with power were so out of control they needed a clear set of rules to tell them not to rape any woman they saw.”