politics

Weed

Fighting Inequality in the Ever-Expanding Legal Weed Industry

These women of color advocates explain how cannabis businesses must break the cycle of injustice with community investment and equal access.
Hannah Hickok
5 hours ago
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
International Women's Day 2019

10 Women Around the World on What Needs to Change by 2020

Broadly asked women around the world about their hopes and dreams for a better, fairer 2019 and on.
Sirin Kale
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
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
politics

Female Genital Mutilation Bill Blocked by 'Appalling' UK Conservative MP

Sir Christopher Chope has been described as an "embarrassment to humanity" for objecting to legislation that would protect children from FGM.
Zing Tsjeng
2.8.19
politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Casually Drops in on Twitch Stream for Trans Kids

She joined YouTuber Hbomberguy, who was playing Donkey Kong to raise over $340,000 for Mermaids, a UK charity for trans children.
Zing Tsjeng
1.21.19
Power

A Transgender Flag Flies On Capitol Hill

LGBT Rights organizations and Congressional equality leaders like Joseph Kennedy III, say it marks a commitment in congress to fight anti-trans initiatives in the government.
Diana Tourjée
1.4.19
politics

The Significance of Rashida Tlaib Wearing a Palestinian Thobe

Rashida Tlaib's decision to wear a traditional Palestinian thobe to be sworn into Congress honors both her roots and her politics—and symbolizes a turning point for Palestinian representation in American politics.
Leila Ettachfini
1.3.19
women's march

Everything You Need to Know About the Women's March 2019

Locations, dates, and start times for the third annual Women's March.
Leila Ettachfini
1.1.19
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