A young girl holds a sign that says “I am more important than football” at protest in Steubenville.
Maternal mortality is a key indicator for measuring socio-cultural and economic gender inequalities.
The first settlement agreement was reached under HUD’s new housing protections for LGBT people and their families.
Akiba Solomon reflects on her relationship with the pro-choice movement as a black nationalist womanist.
Rep. Rosa fucking DeLauro is rocking it as always.
A mother of a six-year-old boy reflects on the awful video leaked in Steubenville rape case and the need to teach our boys not rape.
Over at the Crunk Feminist Collective, Eesha offer a theory of violence.
Beate Sirota Gordon, who at 22 almost single-handedly wrote women’s rights into the constitution of modern Japan, died this week.
Your regularly scheduled reminder that crisis pregnancy centers are the worst.
Here’s an essay by a woman who was gang-raped in India back in 1983. Amazing how long we’ve been fighting the same battles.
The Atlantic thinks online dating is killing marriage because it’s so fun. Amanda Hess disagrees.
Sarah Jaffe on class and trickle-down feminism.
Here are some useful responses to common objections to “government funding for abortion.”
So great: A player lashes out at racist taunts from an Italian soccer mob and then both teams walked off the field in solidarity.
A reminder from E.J. Graff: “Rape isn’t about sex–it’s about controlling women’s lives.”
What have you been reading/writing/watching/learning this week?