The Right to Pee in Peace: Trans People Speak Out About Bathroom Discrimination and Discomfort

For the 1.4 million trans people in the United States, bathroom access is not an abstract political issue. It’s a daily problem. Read more »

The Political Power of Telling Abortion Stories

It's always easy to take people's rights away if you demonize them and take them out of the conversation, says Renee Bracey Sherman. Read more »

Good Girls and Pink Typewriters: The Hits and Misses of "Good Girls Revolt"

Based on the real-life story of women who sued Newsweek for the right to become reporters, the new Amazon show "Good Girls Revolt" is unfortunately sluggishly written and awkward.  Read more »

Popaganda: How Do We Talk About Abortion?

In recent years, though, there’s been a big shift in the way we talk about abortion. People who’ve had abortions have been able to share their stories widely on social media. Though, of course, they’ve faced a lot of pushback and hatred, real people sharing their stories about abortion is helping... Read more »

Freelancers Rejoice: A Historic NYC Law Helps Freelancers Demand Payment

More people are working as freelancers in the growing gig economy. But they face a big challenge: Getting employers to actually pay in full and on time.  Read more »

The Link Between Oil Pipelines and Sexual Assault

An infographic shows how Native women face high rates of sexual assault, even as their lands are mined for oil. Read more »

Egypt's Female-Fronted Metal Band Massive Scar Era Shreds a Whole New Sound

Cherine Amr and Nancy Mounir have been performing together for 11 years, emailing each other tracks across continents. Read more »

High School Hillary: A Satirical Lifetime Series Imagines Hillary Clinton Running for High School Class President

The Young Hillary Diaries takes actual election garbage conspiracies and controversies and transports them back in time to where they belong: in a high school hallway in 1964. Read more »

Backtalk: Trump's Terribleness and Feminist Horror Films

A true Halloween horror show! We discuss the horrors of Donald Trump and how traumatic it is for many women to read every day about news of his history of sexual assault and harassment. Then, we talk with resident horror film buff Dahlia Grossman-Heinze about recommendations from our readers for... Read more »

Trump's Description of Abortion is Totally Incorrect

The most egregious moment of this week's debate? Trump's incendiary ideas about abortion.  Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »