At Southern Colleges, Students Challenge History and Tradition as They Demand Change

For students torn between love for their home and the toxicity of “Southern pride,” rebellion is by no means new. 

Who Are the Women Voting for Trump?

What’s up with the 23% of American women who actually like Trump? Read more »

Thanks Obama: The Future of American Sex-Ed May Not Include Abstinence-Only Funding

One of the president's legacies will hopefully be making sex-ed funding based on evidence, not abstinence. Read more »

Vasectomies Should Be Covered by Obamacare—But They’re Not

Why is the procedure snipped from basic birth control coverage? Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Oklahoma Rep. Steve Russell

The Russell Amendment is meant primarily to override President Obama’s 2014 executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating against people... Read more »

As Hollywood Turns Its Eyes to Cuba, Will the Island Be More Than Just a Prop?

From Fast & Furious 8 to indie Viva, international film crews are setting cinema in Cuba. Read more »

Wendy Davis Launches a New Political Group for Young Activists: "Deeds, Not Words"

The former Texas senator talks with us about celebrating the political power of young women. Read more »

Trump’s Racism Could Backfire As He Inspires Latinas to Go Vote Against Him

Can we dub this the “Taco Bowl” backlash? Read more »

Proactive Ways to Cope With Donald Trump Running for President

A quick guide for those of us anxious to do something productive in the face of Trump's toxic campaign Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Utah's "Protecting Unborn Children" Amendment

 Can a law be a douchebag? You bet it can! Read more »

Loretta Lynch on Anti-LGBT Law: "All It Does Is Harm Innocent Americans.”

The attorney general said bathroom bills are "state-sanctioned discrimination" in a press conference announcing that the Justice Department will be suing North Carolina for civil rights violations.  Read more »

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Douchebag Decree: Anti-Choice Hidden Camera Edition

Tool-in-pimp's-clothing James O'Keefe's laughable costume and douchebag seduction methods have mostly discredited his conservative hidden-camera... Read more »

Films and TV Portray Abortion as More Dangerous Than It Is

Films and television shows tend to present a skewed portrayal of abortion—when fictional movies and TV shows include a plotline about abortion, the... Read more »

The Dramatic History of American Sex-Ed Films

In 1948, in a seventh grade classroom in Eugene, Oregon, a teacher dimmed the lights and flipped on 16mm projector. A film called Human Growth... Read more »

In a Bizarre 1976 Comic Book, Spider-Man Fought the Villain of Misleading Sex Education

Last week, I came across a very strange comic book: in 1976, Planned Parenthood teamed up with Marvel to publish a one-off comic in which Spider-Man... Read more »