Leila Ettachfini

Assistant Editor

birth control

Where the Hell Is Birth Control for Men?

For years, headlines have promised birth control for cis men is just around the corner. The truth is more complicated.
Marie Solis
Leila Ettachfini
9 hours ago
international women's day

The Woman Refusing to Let Palestine's Farming Roots Die

Vivien Sansour founded The Palestinian Heirloom Library in hopes to revive plants threatened by occupation, climate change, and agribusiness.
Leila Ettachfini
3.8.19
climate change

A Third of Young Adults Agree With AOC: Climate Change Affects Family Planning

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's comments about how climate change factors into people's reproductive choices upset some right-wing media outlets. But many young adults are already mindful of the environment when it comes to family planning.
Leila Ettachfini
3.5.19
NETFLIX

7 Movies New to Netflix This March That Pass the Bechdel Test

"The Notebook" is finally on Netflix this month and yes it (barely) passes the Bechdel Test!
Leila Ettachfini
3.1.19
sex work

Despite Track Record, Kamala Harris Says She Supports Decriminalizing Sex Work

In a new interview, the senator and presidential hopeful says that we shouldn't "criminalize consensual behavior," but has "no regrets" about supporting FOSTA/SESTA.
Leila Ettachfini
2.26.19
politics

Remembering Internment Camps, Lawmakers Aim to Ban Identity-Based Detention

A new bill introduced by Tammy Duckworth, Mazie Hirono, and Mark Takano will ban the US from detaining individuals on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.
Leila Ettachfini
2.20.19
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How to Stop Obsessing Over What Your Ex Is Up to Now

You can block them, delete Instagram, or chuck your phone out the window, but nothing is more effective than simply not caring anymore.
Leila Ettachfini
2.15.19
Love Bites

7 Movies on Netflix That Prove Being Single Is The Best

No one's expecting anything of you this February 14, and that's a good thing! Celebrate being single this Valentine's Day by enjoying these films on Netflix right now.
Leila Ettachfini
2.12.19
crime

Court Upholds Conviction of Woman Who Told Boyfriend to Kill Himself

A Massachusetts court has upheld Michelle Carter's conviction of involuntary manslaughter and coinciding 15-month jail sentence based on texts in which she coaxed her boyfriend to take his life.
Leila Ettachfini
2.6.19
NETFLIX

7 Movies New to Netflix this February that Pass the Bechdel Test

It's peak binge-watching season. Make sure your watch list includes titles that at minimum pass the Bechdel Test.
Leila Ettachfini
2.5.19
sexual assault

Lady Gaga Defended Kesha in Court, Unsealed Documents Show

"That girl has experienced serious trauma and she is in the middle of [it] right now," Lady Gaga told the court, "and you are all a party to it.”
Leila Ettachfini
1.31.19
Reproductive Justice

NYC's Inaccessible Subway System Is a Reproductive Rights Issue

Malaysia Goodson fell to her death while carrying her child and a stroller on a subway staircase on Monday. Some advocates believe her death is an example of why access to public transportation is a reproductive right.
Leila Ettachfini
1.30.19
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