"Free Chelsea Manning" posters.

Punishing Chelsea Manning for a Suicide Attempt Would Be a Disgrace

Tomorrow, September 22nd, at 9:30 a.m., Chelsea Manning will stand in front of a disciplinary board at the United States Disciplinary Barracks (USDB) in Kansas, and be forced to defend herself for her suicide attempt in July. The charges, which have already been dismantled by Boingboing.net here, are bizarre.

Beyonce stands with the mothers of Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant, Eric Garner, and Mike Brown on the VMAs red carpet.

Beyoncé, Black Motherhood, and the VMAs

On Sunday, August 28th, Beyoncé walked the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) accompanied by several cast members featured in her visual album, Lemonade, including the mothers of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant, and Michael Brown. The presence of these women on a national stage helps challenge the racist myth of careless Black mothers.

On Sunday, August 28th, Beyoncé walked the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) accompanied by several cast members featured in her visual album, Lemonade, including the mothers of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, ...

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Stop Expecting Women to Be Chill About Sex

The time has come to confront something that I have known ever since I unleashed my internal tornado of hormones on some schmuck in a post-brunch sexual encounter the first week of college freshman year.

The time has come to confront something that I have known ever since I unleashed my internal tornado of hormones on some schmuck in a post-brunch sexual encounter the first week of college freshman year.

A hall at University of Chicago

Roundup: Feminist Perspectives on That University of Chicago Letter

This week, John Ellison, the dean of students at University of Chicago sent a letter to first-year undergraduate students. The letter states that the institution does not support either trigger warnings or safe space:

This week, John Ellison, the dean of students at University of Chicago sent a letter to first-year undergraduate students. The letter states that the institution does not support either trigger warnings or safe space:

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