Blood on the Tracks: An Interview with Living Legend Buffy Sainte-Marie

Buffy Sainte-Marie discusses her new album Power in the Blood. Read more »

Cameron Esposito Explains Why Supporting Reproductive Rights Makes Sense for Everyone

Planned Parenthood has been facing a lot of silly attacks recently. So it’s nice to hear comedian Cameron Esposito sum up the... Read more »

Backtalk: Defunding Planned Parenthood & #TransHealthFail

On Backtalk, hosts Amy Lam and Sarah Mirk discuss the pop culture stories of the week, offering snappy analysis and heartfelt sighs. This week, we talk about the plan to defund Planned Parenthood (with special guest Planned Parenthood... Read more »

An Indian Rapper Turned Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda" Into An Environmental Protest Anthem

  Nicki Minaj’s hit song “Anaconda” has been remixed as a catchy protest song demanding environmental justice for a city in Tamil Nadu, India.  Read more »

Five Facts to Know on Black Women's Equal Pay Day

In April every year, that pesky gender wage gap jumps to front-page news again as we mark Equal Pay DayRead more »

The Deaths of Sandra Bland & Kindra Chapman Reflect How the Justice System Sees Black Women

"The justice system is not something we can view in isolation. It is an extension and reflection of some broader decisions we're making as a society." Read more »

A Misleading Viral Video Picks a Bad Target: Women Who Donate Fetal Tissue

A deceptive new video accusing Planned Parenthood of "selling baby parts" has gone viral. Read more »

Taking Down the Flag Doesn't Signal the End of White Supremacy

Today, the Confederate flag finally comes down from outside the South Carolina capitol building.  Read more »

A Powerful New Comic Book Takes Aim at Abortion Stigma

Even where it’s legal and accessible, abortion can often be a difficult process. Read more »

Bree Newsome on Removing the Confederate Flag: "I Did it Because I Am Free."

Bree Newsome, as seen in a still from a video shot of her flag removal demonstration on Saturday. On Saturday, filmmaker and musician Bree Newsome did something many people have wanted to do for a long time. 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »