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anti-choice protesters

Think anti-abortion crazies are no longer wreaking havoc on clinics and providers? Think again.

In Egypt, as well as in the West, outrage over rampant sexual assault has too often been about political agendas rather than concern for the actual victims.

Child care workers in New Jersey

Women who care for poor kids are often mothers living in poverty themselves.

Adjunct

Low-paid adjunct faculty, who are mostly female, have started unionizing for better pay—and winning.

SCOTUS

The Supreme Court affirmed the rights of gay people just as it rode roughshod over the rights of African-Americans.

Everyone knows marriage is gendered. But divorce is where cultural stereotypes become law.

Feminist army in texas

By refusing to give up on a done deal, Texas feminists showed us what the future of pro-choice activism looks like.

Baby bottle

I leaned out when I should have leaned in. But the problem is about much more than individual women’s choices.

FEMEN activists

Where the group was born, in Ukraine, its naked protests made more sense—but in the Muslim world, the message is getting lost in translation.

Supreme Court

The unanimous decision is a victory for patients, women, scientists, doctors, researchers and human kind.

Blogs

Cut off from federal funding, programs serving abused women may be forced to close. 

October 8, 2013

A 16-year-old woman in Nebraska has been forced to carry a child to birth by a court—we must stop punishing young women for their bodies and let them make their own choices.

October 7, 2013

I’m joining NARAL Pro-Choice America as a member of their board of directors, and I’m excited to work with their new initiatives to include young people.

October 2, 2013

Anti-choice Republicans are using the threat of a government shutdown to—surprise, surprise—renew their attacks on women.

September 30, 2013

Are you having a bad day? It’s probably a feminist’s fault.

September 20, 2013

After the Obama administration's historic announcement that it will expand labor protections to homecare workers, activists will continue to push for further protections for domestic workers on the state level.  

September 17, 2013

The protracted fight to get a more qualified woman nominated over a less qualified man is a perfect parable for how hard achieving diversity really is.

September 17, 2013

One year after Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a previous version of the legislation, the California state senate has passed a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.  

September 12, 2013

Hanna Rosin preemptively declares the death of a system that still shapes our workplaces and our lives.

September 11, 2013

Literary conversations are not representative of the diversity of modern letters. We can and I will do better. 

September 9, 2013