activism

women's march

15 Women Weigh In On This Year's Divisive Women's March

Ahead of the third annual Women's March this weekend, we spoke to women across the country about whether or not they'll be supporting the march this year.
Leila Ettachfini
5 days ago
activism

First, She Was Upskirted. Then She Got it Banned in England and Wales

Thanks to Gina Martin, upskirting—the act of filming or photographing up someone's clothes without their consent—is now a criminal offense.
Zing Tsjeng
1.16.19
year in review

97 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person

No matter who you are, there are always ways to be kinder to one another. Here are some ideas.
Inês Mendonça
12.27.18
Gender

Germany Introduces a Third Gender Category on Official Documents

Its parliament just approved an option for gender non-conforming, intersex, or non-binary people on birth certificates.
Sirin Kale
12.14.18
Culture

In Life and After Her Death, Sandra Bland Taught Others About Activism

“She had a way of giving you a blueprint on how to dig yourself out of it and how to turn that rage into something that is purposeful and impactful," says her sister Sharon Cooper in an interview with Broadly.
Syreeta McFadden
12.7.18
marriage

The WhatsApp Group Fighting Virginity Tests in India

Newly-married women in the Kanjarbhat community must submit to a humiliating test to prove their chastity. Members of Stop The V-Ritual say it's time for the practice to end.
Payal Mohta
12.4.18
sex work

Common Myths About Sex Work, Debunked By Sex Workers

Sex work is one of the most maligned forms of labor, and often subject to misrepresentation and speculation. We asked two leading sex worker activists to break down some of the most common misconceptions.
Frankie Mullin
11.9.18
activism

5 Young Activists of Color Leading the Revolution

Blair Imani's new book, "Modern Herstory," is all about the underrecognized women and nonbinary people shaping our future.
Blair Imani
10.30.18
LGBTQ

Respond to the Gender Recognition Act Consultation

The consultation closes on Monday, so now is your last chance.
Broadly Staff
10.19.18
protest

This New Feminist Antifa Group Is Taking on the Far-Right

When a right-wing group decided to march through London, the Feminist Anti-Fascism Assembly were there to hold them back.
Bex Wade
10.15.18
Power

The Revolutionary Latinx Who Brought Feminism to a 60s Leftist Group

In 1970, 22-year-old Iris Morales fought for the liberation of women in the Young Lords, a notorious Latinx leftist militant group.
Marjua Estevez
10.11.18
feminism

A Year of #MeToo Exhausted Women—And Renewed Our Collective Hope

If we cannot name our oppression—if we cannot articulate the violence that has been done to us—it will be impossible to fight against it, or to prevent it from happening again.
Moira Donegan
10.10.18
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