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reproductive health
reproductive health

Millions of American Women Live More Than 100 Miles from an Abortion Clinic

According to a new study, 27 cities in the US qualify as "abortion deserts"—ten of which are located in Texas.
Kimberly Lawson
5.15.18
How to Sex
How to Sex

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Scissoring

What, exactly, is scissoring—the quintessential lesbian sex act or a fictive spectre perpetuated by heteropatriarchial standards?
Anna Pulley
4.5.18
pay inequality
pay inequality

The Gender Pay Gap Actually Starts When We’re 14

In her book, "The Cost of Being a Girl," Yasemin Besen-Cassino illustrates how pay inequality begins when we first enter the workforce.
Kimberly Lawson
4.3.18
sexual assault
sexual assault

Man with 19 Accusers Declares April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Here are a few of the ways the Trump administration has rolled back protections for sexual assault survivors and worked to silence the voices of women who have come forward to report abuse.
Kimberly Lawson
4.2.18
Culture
Culture

9 Documentaries on Netflix that Tell the Stories of Incredible Women

Take a break from bingeing reality TV and dive into the lives of these remarkable women.
Leila Ettachfini
3.26.18
Gender
Gender

Employers Don't Like to Hire Intelligent Women

A new study found that high-achieving women were less likely to get called back for a job interview than high-achieving men—as well as only moderately-achieving women.
Kimberly Lawson
3.22.18
international women's day
international women's day

9 Feminist Films From Around the World on Netflix

We've compiled this list in honor of International Women's Day—but you should be watching them year round.
Leila Ettachfini
3.8.18
editors letter
editors letter

This Women's Day, We Imagine a Future Beyond the Binary

It's about time we begin to value the existence of everyone on the gender spectrum.
Lindsay Schrupp
3.8.18
Women Making History
Women Making History

31 Women Making History by Creating a Better Future

For every day in March, we're highlighting one woman who saw a problem in the world and decided to do something about it.
Broadly Staff
3.1.18
human trafficking
human trafficking

Inside an Immersive Theater Project Confronting Sex Trafficking in Suburbia

I visited a human trafficking "horror house" in Georgia that aims to shed light on the often-overlooked issue.
Kimberly Lawson
1.31.18
politics
politics

How Much Progress We Actually Made Getting Women Elected in 2017

In 2017, women still only represented about 20 percent of Congress. But with scores of women running for office, many for the first time, 2018 looks promising.
Kimberly Lawson
12.29.17
politics
politics

13 Historic Victories for Women and LGBT Candidates This Election Day

Meet the newly elected public officials bringing much-needed diversity to the United States political system.
Linda Yang
11.8.17