In California, a Government App Will (Finally!) Track When Police Shoot Civilians

I tested out the new tool that California will use to track violent encounters. And found some problems.  Read more »

How Voter ID Laws Can Disenfranchise Transgender Folks

The new "Voting While Trans" guide spells out how hard it can be to update your ID. Read more »

You Should Never Have to Apologize for Getting an Abortion

NARAL President Ilyse Hogue talks about fighting shame and fear around abortion in the era of Trump.  Read more »

I Hope My Daughter Can Grow Up in a Country Without the Hyde Amendment

Politicians shouldn’t be able to deny a woman’s decisions about abortion just because she is poor. Read more »

Popaganda: Breaking the Binary

It's good to get complicated. On this episode, we rethink binary approaches to brain science, sexuality, gender, and disability. Featuring a moving story from stand-up comedian and #GoodMuslimBadMuslim co-host Zahra Noorbakhsh, who talks about her decision to come out as bisexual as a 36-year-old.... Read more »

The Honest Company's Anti-Political #TheySeeLove Campaign Is So Infuriating

The ads are all about not seeing politics, just love. Well, I am political because I love. I love my family, my friends, my country. Read more »

Donald Trump Is Clearly Running for Mansplainer in Chief

We've all dealt with dudes like Donald Trump in our own lives. Read more »

Backtalk: Standing Rock & Murders by Police

Amy and Sarah talk about white supremacy, environmental racism, and state-sanctioned murders by law enforcement. They discuss the different media coverage of the protest at by the ... Read more »

The Kids Are Not All Right: Ideas for How Our Next President Should Fix Our Screwed Up Childcare System

Childcare is a reproductive justice issue. Right now, it's not affordable for many Americans.  Read more »


Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf on the Shelf, the... Read more »

Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

A participant in a Millenial Activists United protest on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Photo by Aaron Banks. Amid national discussions of... Read more »

A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the best... 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 »