activism

Culture

Nikki Giovanni Has Advice for Black Women Dealing with Emotional Labor

"We seem to be spending time telling white people what they're doing wrong, instead of telling Black people what we're doing right," Giovanni tells Broadly.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
3.13.19
activism

The Indigenous Rights Leader Fighting Back After Her Mother's Assassination

Honduran environmentalist and activist Berta Cáceres was killed in 2016. Her daughter Bertha Zúniga is picking up her mantle through her work for the indigenous Lenca community.
Clara Hernanz
3.12.19
activism

Meet the Japanese Moms Running a Citizens' Lab to Track Nuclear Radiation

After the 2011 tsunami triggered a nuclear disaster in Fukushima, there were widespread fears about radiation leaking into the environment. Now a group of volunteers—who are mostly mothers—is tackling the issue head-on.
Bobbie van der List
3.11.19
Disability Rights

Disabled Activists Should Not Have to Die to Have Our Voices Heard

Carrie Ann Lucas's recent insurance-related death has brought new eyes to her work as a prominent activist—and is yet another instance of disability rights only gaining mainstream attention after one of us dies.
s.e. smith
3.7.19
activism

After Her Assault Went Viral, Marie Laguerre Turned the Tables on Her Abuser

French student Marie Laguerre was walking home last summer when she was violently assaulted outside a Paris cafe. After CCTV footage of the attack went viral, Laguerre used her platform to educate others on the violence faced by women worldwide.
Ruchira Sharma
2.5.19
Getting Out of Bed

'Exhaustion Is Not An Option': BLM's Patrisse Cullors On Grief and Activism

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors describes leading a national movement, losing her father, and finding balance in the process.
Patrisse Cullors
2.1.19
hate crimes

The Violent Reality of Being Black and Queer

Death threats and physical violence, in record numbers, plague Black queer and non-queer people alike.
Clarissa Brooks
1.30.19
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
1.17.19
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
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