Never have I been afraid of being “a woman alone” walking in an unfamiliar area, or of meeting new people, particularly men.
In an April op-ed with the President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, Special Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump stated that, “The evidence is overwhelming that supporting women’s economic participation has enormous dividends for families, communities, and whole economies.” World Bank / Creative Commons Ms.
Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel once said: “To forget a Holocaust is to kill twice.” In the wake of Charlottesville and a growing conversation about white supremacy in the U.S., Ms.
In a twist of fate, the push to preserve Confederate monuments that has become a rallying cry for white supremacists and white nationalists is facing more resistance from activists and lawmakers than ever after a deadly riot unfolded at a protest defending a statue of Robert E.
The latest chapter in our culture wars is still unfolding across social media following the firing of a male Google engineer over his authorship of a sexist memo.
Terrorism experts have long known that poverty is a factor in tempting young men to join radical terrorist groups—but what about bride prices?
In a heart-wrenching eulogy in memory of her daughter Heather Heyer, who was mowed down by white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr.
Shortly after activist Heather Heyer was killed when a white supremacist purposefully drove into a crowd of counter-protestors at an “alt-right” rally in Charlottesville, President Donald Trump tweeted a cartoon of a train labeled “Trump” colliding with a man whose face is covered by the CNN logo. The tweet was posted at 7 a.m.
We at the Feminist Majority have watched with heavy hearts the events that have unfolded over the last week—first in Charlottesville and then in the President’s shameful and dangerous response, especially at Tuesday’s press conference.
I’m not sure why I subject myself to certain sections of the Internet. I pretend that outrage is not what I’m looking for when I type incendiary phrases into Google, but it really is.
Legislation signed into law today in Oregon requires insurance companies to cover all reproductive healthcare costs and procedures—including abortion—regardless of the patient’s income, citizenship status or gender identity. In the midst of a political climate where the President has suggested “punishing” women who have abortions and Senate Republicans have proposed a ban on Planned Parenthood funding, the unprecedented Reproductive Health Equity Act guarantees Oregonians equitable and affordable access to critical reproductive health care.
Originally posted on August 14. This post has since been updated. The world was watching Charlottesville this weekend when white nationalists and white supremacists descended on the Virginia city—setting the stage for a disturbing display of hatred and violence.
If you’re having trouble explaining the wage gap using just charts, graphs and scholarly articles, a new video with a toe-tapping tempo might be able to help.
Laurie Penny is a devoted advocate for gender equality, LGBTQ rights, mental health awareness and political reform—someone who does tenacious work echoing both Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Hunter S.
The world was watching Charlottesville this weekend when white nationalists and white supremacists descended on the Virginia city—setting the stage for a disturbing display of hatred and violence.
Neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville, swastikas and KKK nooses in public parks, bigots screaming abuse at our neighbors in the grocery store—this is toxic.
Welcome to another Feminist Fix! Here’s all the news you might have missed this week. Feminist News + Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot was suspended for six games due to domestic violence allegations against him.
For more than a quarter of a century, Sri Lankans were at war with each other. Visaka Dharmadasa’s two elder sons were drafted into the army.
The NAACP this summer released a statement advising people of color against traveling to Missouri in light of recent events in the state and a new “Jim Crow Law” passed by Governor Greitens.
Nearly three years after it took effect, a judge has blocked an Alabama law that put girls seeking abortion through a trial-like process in which they were defendants and their fetuses were represented by lawyers.