White supremacy is so deep that you may not have even known to look for it in the history that led up to your most recent visit with a gynecologist.
Art as memorial for a better present and future, not reverence for a violent and dark past.
“Before Roe v. Wade, abortions in America were still a reality, but far more dangerous — and often deadly. Four women shared their stories of that reality.”
“You’re seriously asking me to give Angela Davis advice?”
“Black women have been historically left out of feminism.”
“I still see myself on a journey. When I received an award a few years ago at a conference I said, ‘In the ’60s they called me a sissy. In the ’70s they called me a faggot. In the ’80s …
Rendered invisible in so many accounts, they were in fact doubly brave, fighting a dual oppression—marginalized, trivialized, humiliated, and dismissed for being both black and female.
A recently published study sheds light on the alarming relationship between hormonal birth control and depression. But the findings are only the latest in a long line of battles between women and their doctors over accurate information about birth control.
This is the thirteenth and final installment in a series that aims to elevate some of the transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals who have played a significant role in the ongoing fight for trans and queer liberation.
Second-wave feminism was very far from perfect, and many radicals from other parts of the ’70s left leveled legitimate criticism at its failings. But much of what the second wave accomplished or helped to accomplish now seems as if it …