women

politics

Cecile Richards: 'Nancy Pelosi Is the Reason We Still Have Access to Abortion Rights'

In an interview with Broadly, former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards urges Democrats to support Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House: “It's time we stop being shut down by loud, angry men."
Seamus Kirst
11.16.18
immigration

This Group of Women Ended ICE Detention in Atlanta

“It was driven by a such a diverse group of women … committed to justice and human rights. When it comes to moral issues, women are quite frankly so much more courageous than men.”
Kimberly Lawson
9.14.18
marriage

Women Prefer Men Who Are Heavily Tattooed Body Pillows

You may not like it, but this is what peak performance looks like.
Kimberly Lawson
7.18.18
Power

'My Life Is Not Your Porn': Women Lead Historic Spy Cams Protest in South Korea

Thousands of women gathered in Seoul this Saturday to protest the ongoing problem of hidden spy cams, which are used to secretly record women in public spaces for pornography.
Kimberly Lawson
6.11.18
Op-Ed

Jeff Sessions Could Determine the Fate of Countless Abused Women. We Should Be Terrified

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is expected to take domestic abuse off the list of reasons for allowing asylum in the US. In doing so, he would send untold numbers of women back to their abusers.
Chris Gelardi
6.8.18
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

A Guide to Scissoring

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

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

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

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

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
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