Enormous origami bunnies, Reality Bites, fucked up spider stuff, dogs that smell cancer, female-fronted bands, privacy laws that fail women, a lesbian-themed film takes Best Picture, a zine by incarcerated women, tales from conversion therapy, and so very much more!
A queer plus-size woman of color in cosplay that will make your whole heart sing, The Golden Girls, it’s National Cereal Day, a man said something smart and measured, female truckers and armwrestlers, women who mapped the universe, a podcast rec, a story about my foot, and so very much more!
Candidates for U.S. President have been utilizing television ads since 1952 to sell themselves to the American people. And for sixty whole years, they’ve perpetuated these five sexist caricatures of women in campaign ads to do so.
These women mounted movements, won awards, told important stories, and otherwise shook the sh*t out of this planet in 2015.
Reproaction was borne out of a simple observation: the pro-choice movement is losing in America.
The battle over abortion rights may have ceded its national stage, but it has not stopped raging on.
Texas is idiotic, Janet Mock on Clair Huxtable, things you can donate to or show up at, women doing things like being journalists in the Middle East, having jobs in movies, getting Amtrak residencies, riding bikes, changing sports, being fucked over (that covers a lot of this actually), and SO MUCH MORE. Welcome to your link roundup!
Why everyone should read Harry Potter, the science of beer, race and the wealth gap, Serena Williams, Mississippi, a cute snail picture, the Tindr lawsuit, and radical, represented, revolutionary and rebooted women in film.
Studies and stories show that women don’t get the freedom to be both the mothers and the workers they want to be.
Surrogacy agencies within and without the United States are using legal loopholes to profit from poor women and women of color’s bodies.
It’s not the focus on male victims of domestic violence that’s “misguided,” but rather fighting each other instead of the men at the top.
In Tennessee, pregnant women addicted to drugs now face jail time if they can’t kick the habit.
When we have these conversations about street harassment, we have to talk about the unique experiences LGBTQ women face.
Emily Letts filmed her own abortion to debunk myths and misconceptions about the procedure. In the process she made something completely beautiful.
But let’s not blame technology.
Sclove’s courageous push to bring her attack to the spotlight in order to call attention to the way her university mishandles sexual assault cases is indicative of a greater crisis. Universities and colleges across the United States have a long history of brushing sexual violence under the rug or punishing rapists with a slap on the wrist.
Thirty-one percent of women workers who would benefit from an increase of the minimum wage are parents of children. No doubt, raising the minimum wage would make an incredible difference in the lives of women and families in the U.S.
The potential for discrimination extends far beyond same-sex couples wishing to celebrate their partnerships; theoretically, it could affect anyone who acts against someone else’s religious beliefs.
Kate Moenning, Holly Miranda, Natasha Lyonne, Lea DeLaria and more from the cast of Orange is the New Black will be talking about vagina justice, so you better tune in and watch online.
Earlier this week, Judge Lee Yeakel ruled one part of Texas’ abortion bill unconstitutional. Now, just a few days later the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed his ruling, meaning that one third of Texas’ remaining abortion clinics must stop providing their services immediately.