Amandla Stenberg is one of many influential black women embracing the concept of black girl magic for the advancement of women of color.
Sex Worker Mutual Aid Combats Persistent Exclusion of Migrant Massage Workers
Sex worker mutual aid efforts are some of the only resources that sex workers have been able to turn to during these difficult times.
The Link Between Museums and Activism
ICOM seeks to bring to light the relationship between politics and art.
Women in the Shadow of the Criminal Justice System
Although men make up the vast majority of prison inmates, it is women who largely bear the brunt of the challenges spurred by the mass incarceration crisis.
What I Learned From Attending the Women’s March in Rome
This year’s women’s march in Rome, headlined by Asia Argento, showed that not everyone is on board with “fourth-wave feminism.” As an event in its own right, rather than a show of support …
Why Conservation Efforts Matter Now More Than Ever
The removal over 2 two million acres of land from national monuments signifies a need to change how we think about conservation efforts around the world.
A Lawyer With A Crazy Idea
Though she doesn’t suffer from mental illness, Eleanor Holmes Norton has dedicated her life to what in the past seemed like a crazy idea: an inclusive country where everyone had equal rights.
How Malala Became the Youngest Person to Receive the Nobel Peace Prize
“We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced.” —Malala Yousafzai, the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize
Harriet Tubman is the New Face of the $20 Bill
In 2020, Harriet Tubman will make history as the first woman on major U.S. currency.
How The Handmaid’s Tale is Inspiring Feminist Resistance
Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tail” is jumping off the page (and screen) as women take to the streets to protest anti-feminist laws.
No Plans for Earth Day? March on Washington!
March for Science: April 22. In the current climate of “alternative facts,” appreciating science is now more important than ever.
Meet the Three Women Behind #BlackLivesMatter
After the 2013 acquittal of George Zimmerman, a Florida man tried for shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012, Alicia Garza wrote three words on social media that motivated a generation and sparked a social justice campaign: black lives matter.
5 National Protests Not To Be Missed After The Women’s March
For many Americans, protesting Trump has been both a necessary and empowering weekly event in this otherwise bleak political climate. The Women’s March on Washington offered encouragement and a sense of solidarity…
How Can We Make Trump Hear Our Roar?
Last Saturday, millions of Americans and people from around the world marched in protest of Trump and all that he represents on a global scale.