Op-Ed

Op-Ed

The Women of 'The Sopranos' Taught Me I Can Only Be Myself

On "The Sopranos," women can be wives or mistresses; dependent or independent; but the men of the show, like the men in my own life, may never see them as multifaceted, complex people.
Sophia Giovannitti
1.10.19
Op-Ed

'Dumplin'' Solved The Trouble With Teen Rom-Coms This Year

In a year of movies where everyone lied their way into happy endings, "Dumplin'" did something groundbreaking: It told the truth.
Mariella Mosthof
12.26.18
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When Women Have Fewer Rights Than a Fetus

At what point in a woman’s pregnancy does she lose her fundamental civil rights?
Jex Blackmore
12.21.18
Op-Ed

What You Should Know About Domestic Workers Before Seeing ‘Roma’

Activist and director of the National Domestic Workers' Alliance, Ai-jen Poo, explains what "Roma" gets right about the lives the 2 million domestic workers in the US.
Ai-jen Poo
12.20.18
Op-Ed

Penny Marshall Was Never 'The Homely Girl'

In directing of films like "A League of Their Own" and "Big," Penny Marshall broke down narrow paradigms concerning women's place in Hollywood with her humor, intelligence, and iconic filmmaking.
Bianca Betancourt
12.19.18
Op-Ed

Meghan Markle's Status As a Woman of Color Leaves No Room for Error

The mainstream media has an unhealthy obsession with nitpicking her every move.
Bianca Betancourt
12.12.18
Op-Ed

'Thank U, Next' Is Nostalgic Perfection

Ariana Grande’s highly-anticipated video is a perfect visual mixtape of all your favorite rom com moments.
Bianca Betancourt
11.30.18
Op-Ed

A 'Creed II' Review From Twitter's Favorite Michael B. Jordan Fan

Meeting Michael B. Jordan after a photoshopped picture of us went viral only confirmed what I knew after watching "Creed II': He's as incredible as his abs.
Bolu Babalola
11.30.18
Op-Ed

As an Autistic Woman, My Biggest Barrier to Care Is Sexism

This has led to diagnostic problems, mental health issues, and cultural stigma for many autistic women like me.
Laura James
11.16.18
Op-Ed

Nearly 100,000 Vermont Voters Wanted a Trans Woman as Governor

Though Vermont gubernatorial candidate Christine Hallquist ultimately lost to her Republican opponent on Tuesday, her campaign was a triumph.
Diana Tourjée
11.7.18
Op-Ed

Voters Reject Anti-Trans Policy in Massachusetts Victory

Question 3 sought to eliminate transgender protections in Massachusetts—but the latest legal assault against trans rights failed at the voting booth on Tuesday.
Diana Tourjée
11.7.18
Op-Ed

My State Has the Highest Maternal Death Rate—Stacey Abrams Plans to Change That

Georgia is one of 17 states that has not expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act. By refusing to do so, the state turned away federal funding that would essentially open the door for people like me to access health care.
Kimberly Lawson
11.5.18
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