Coming Out as Bi When You're Muslim and Married

I was nervous to come out to my parents, but I was infuriated by pundits who kept saying Islam and LGBT identity are at odds. Read more »

Read An Excerpt of New Activist Picture Book "Rad Women Worldwide"

Teaching the next generation about Poly Styrene, Aung San Suu Kyi, indigenous activists, and amazing scientists. Read more »

The Pain of Mothering Over a Payphone from Prison

The founder of Families for Justice as Healing talks about the realities of life in prison for moms.  Read more »

On #Magic: The Contradictions, Resilience, and Creativity of Black Feminism in South Africa

In my upcoming blog series, I’ll be exploring the possibilities, limitations, and interpretations of Black feminist magic in South Africa. Read more »

Popaganda: Invisible Prisons

The United States imprisons more people than any other country in the world. But we hardly ever hear real-life stories of incarceration in our pop culture.  On this episode, we share three stories about making prisons impossible to ignore. We hear voices from a recent national protest against... Read more »

At Pipeline Protest, Arrest Warrants Issued for Jill Stein and Amy Goodman

Jill Stein spray-painted a bulldozer covered in words of protest with "I approve this message." Read more »

The War on Drugs is an "Epic Fail"

Jay-Z, Molly Crabapple, and dream hampton teamed up for a new documentary short makes the racism of the War on Drugs. Read more »

Locked Down: On Disability and Incarceration

As a culture, we never addressed the ableist biases that led us to want to lock up disabled people in the first place.  Read more »

Fighting for the Future: The Indigenous Water Protectors Leading Standing Rock's Movement Aren't Backing Down

Hundreds of indigenous activists camped out at Sacred Stone are ready to give everything to protect the land and water. Read more »

Life-Affirming Narratives: Author Randa Jarrar Talks Arab-American Identity and Survival

"Him, Me, and Muhammad Ali" is the new book from the author whose books center on sexuality, language, and class. Read more »

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House Proud : The troubling rise of stay-at-home daughters

“Daughters aren’t to be independent. They’re not to act outside the scope 
of their father. As long as they’re under the authority of their...

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Sister Soldiers: On Black Women, Police Brutality, and the True Meaning of Black Liberation

A new Black liberation movement is in the process of formation, spurred by collective outrage. Read more »

A Conversation About Transgender Representation in Pop Culture

Janet Mock, on her MSNBC web show, is one of a handful of transgender people who has recently gained international visibility. Recently, we... Read more »

All Hail the Queen?: What do our perceptions of Beyonce's feminism say about us?

From Our Archives: Who run the world? If entertainment domination is the litmus test, then all hail Queen Bey. Beyoncé. Read more »