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 »

Popaganda Episode: Bathroom Panic

From Wisconsin to Washington to Wyoming, this spring Republican legislators have pushed for 50 new laws that would specifically ban transgender people from using the bathroom that matches their gender identity. Why is there all this sudden panic... Read more »

We Talked With an ACLU Lawyer Who's Fighting Transphobic Bathroom Bills

Attorney Chase Strangio explains the legal strategy for fighting the discriminatory laws from North Carolina to South Dakota. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: The American Family Association

The anti-LGBT hate group is backing discriminatory bathroom policies and attacking Target for letting staff and customers use the bathroom matching their gender-identity. Read more »

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Sojourner Truth, Unveiled

The leaders of the [women's suffrage] movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray dress and white turban, surmounted...

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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 »

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 »

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 »