Opinion

Op-Ed
Op-Ed

Viewers Don't Want to Watch Tragedy Exploited on Reality TV

Corinne Olympios and DeMario Jackson are returning for the reunion episode of "Bachelor in Paradise," but history shows bringing public scandals into reality TV after the fact never bodes well.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.13.17
crime
crime

What I Learned After My Study on Men Secretly Removing Condoms Went Viral

When a law review article I wrote about nonconsensual condom removal—or "stealthing"—went viral, I knew I'd struck a chord with countless victims throughout the world. But I worry about how politicians are responding to this new class of crime.
Alexandra Brodsky
5.24.17
Donald Trump
Donald Trump

Meet Trump's Terrifying, Ignorant 'A-Team' of Anti-Abortion Zealots

The Trump administration is giving extreme anti-abortion activists the ability to make major policy decisions. As a physician, I know firsthand how disastrous this will be for women.
Diane Horvath-Cosper
5.15.17
Opinion
Opinion

Why the Hell Does Anyone Think Democrats Should Embrace Anti-Abortion Rhetoric?

The "abortion debate" isn't about finding a way to respect two competing ideological beliefs—it's a question of whether women should have full access to healthcare.
Callie Beusman
5.12.17
Op-Ed
Op-Ed

How Can Politicians Claim to Be 'Pro-Life' and Support a Deadly Healthcare Bill?

In a searing op-ed, a representative from NARAL Pro-Choice America lays bare the fundamental hypocrisy of Republican Congressmen and extreme groups who claim to be 'pro-life' while working to pass a healthcare bill that would cause countless Americans...
Hannah Groch-Begley
5.5.17
Opinion
Opinion

Gavin Grimm: Love Is the Heartbeat of Our Community—and It Can Never Be Defeated

In an exclusive op-ed, Gavin Grimm opens up about what it's been like to be a teenager and a leading voice in the fight for trans rights.
Gavin Grimm
4.14.17
Opinion
Opinion

I’m a Trans Teen—Stop Talking About My Genitalia Under the Guise of ‘Privacy’

Proponents of anti-trans "bathroom bills" say the laws are meant to protect the privacy of cisgendered Americans. What about my privacy?
Grace Dolan-Sandrino
4.10.17
Opinion
Opinion

Why Men Will Do Anything to Try to Make Trans People Like Me Disappear

On Transgender Day of Visibility we try to amplify the stories of trans people in the United States. Our greatest barrier to being heard? Men.
Diana Tourjée
3.31.17
Opinion
Opinion

'Feminism for the 99 Percent': Lessons for the Women's Strike on March 8

On Monday, a group of feminist activists and academics penned an op-ed calling for a global women's strike on March 8, International Women's Day. We talked to one of the organizers behind Argentina's recent strike to protest gender-based violence about...
Kimberly Lawson
2.8.17
Opinion
Opinion

Comedian Aparna Nancherla on Having Compassion in the Face of Bigotry

In a country divided by white nationalism and fear, Aparna Nancherla reflects on a woman of color in comedy and urges Americans to remember that its our country's "melting pot" that defines its greatness.
Aparna Nancherla
11.28.16
Opinion
Opinion

'We Mourn, We Fight, We Love': Moving Forward as a Trans Dad in Trump's America

Chase Strangio, a lawyer who fights anti-trans legislation, on the crucial work we must do to protect people of color, immigrants, the LGBTQ community, and women.
Chase Strangio
11.10.16