“Sexual justice has to adapt. The alternative is awful.”
This is a feelings atrium to talk about our own experiences with workplace sexual harassment and predatory bosses and all the stuff that comes up for us when stories like the one about Harvey Weinstein happen.
This book is a must for college students, sex nerds, and activists alike — especially if your Trump resistance involves sex education, sexual assault prevention, or reproductive rights.
Autostraddle and A-Camp staff and family members are here to talk about what PP means to us as LGBT folks, and why we need it to be around for a very, very long time.
Amber Rose’s Slutwalk truly embraced and celebrated the duality of women’s lives in the modern world, and it was a radically inclusive event — one with an explicit policy against all forms of oppressive language and behavior as well as an explicit intent to include, lift up, and acknowledge the unique and compounded struggles of trans women, women of color, queer women, poor women, and differently abled women.
Reproaction was borne out of a simple observation: the pro-choice movement is losing in America.
Victims/survivors in general are expected to seek help from law enforcement to escape from abusive relationships, but the police are sometimes the most dangerous and threatening forces in the lives of marginalized folks, even those who have an abusive partner, friend, or relative. For that reason, community support is central to assisting victims and survivors of domestic violence.
A change to FDA policy matters not just because it is based on sound science and will potentially increase blood donations — it would be a powerful and tangible step away from a culture that criminalized homosexuality and AIDS for decades.
Lawmakers across the United States are working to eliminate therapies from mental health practices that seek to “cure” homosexuality.
Along with obvious bans on criminal acts and illicit drug use, the policy prohibits campaigns that involve gambling, sorcery, “bodily mutilation,” marijuana and anything in “the adult industry.” It reveals a moral stance that narrowly defines the “positive environment” GoFundMe seeks to foster.
In some Brazilian states, a gynecological test is required to prove you’re fit for a job.
The Supreme Court has cast out a Massachusetts law that created a 35-foot protest-free zone around abortion clinics, citing freedom of speech rights for the protesters.
Queer women work in politics around the world. Here are 10 who were the first out women to hold their particular seat, and just a few of the cool things they’ve done since then.
This week Ohio and West Virginia attempt to take us back to 1050 A.D., retro style. Ohio is trying to restrict sex education to abstinence-only and a West Virginia high school tries to punish a student for protesting a slut-shaming assembly.
Rose’s Team Pick: Hollaback! is using comics to educate both men and women about how to respond to harassment. And you can help fund it!
This tiny book is anything but your mother’s health education book.
In a recent Guardian article, British journalist and author Nick Cohen put on his whimsical ally cap and attempted to tackle an age-old question: Why are straight people so darned invested in what gays do in bed?
Starring IKEA Monkey as Margot Tenenbaum.
On our first day, the Professor stepped onto the floor of the auditorium and said, “Raise your hand if you had sex last night!”
There is a “New York Magazine” issue dedicated entirely to boning. Did you know? And guess what? It’s not entirely about heterosexuals in missionary position–there are so many more perspectives than that.
In a 2-hour interview, Dharun Ravi insists his actions don’t reflect bias intimidation, and I wonder to what degree his actions towards Tyler are a reflection of a college culture that invades women’s sexual privacy on the reg.