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Posted by Anna Khan

Call (Out) Your Senators

October 17, 2018

When Elizabeth Warren released a statement on her recent DNA test to confirm her Native American heritage, it took me back to elem… Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

Disney’s Casting of Johnny Depp Hurts Abuse Survivors

October 16, 2018

When we consume media, particularly media produced by individuals like musicians and artists, we have a choice to make: do we appr… Read more »

Posted by Erica Gonzalez


October 10, 2018

The appointment of Kavanaugh is an injustice. He is not a man of the people. He is a major enemy of LGBTQ folks, women, workers, i… Read more »

Posted by Clarissa Brooks

A Look At The Wins: Shackling in Prisons

October 5, 2018

I grew up in Charlotte, NC in a neighborhood called Greirtown, known in the early 2000’s as one of the most dangerous neighborhood… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

Go Vote

October 3, 2018

It’s time to face the truth: our government isn’t going to care about us until we force them to. And by us, I mean every person re… Read more »

Posted by Dené Dryden

The Science Behind The Copper IUD: How Does Metal Work for Birth Control?

October 2, 2018

  Most forms of birth control, in terms of understanding how they work, are fairly straightforward. Barrier methods like diap… Read more »

Posted by Monica Edwards

#BlackGirlMagic at the In Our Own Voice Conference

October 1, 2018

Hey fam!! My name is Monica and I’m the new If/When/How Policy Fellow here at URGE! Source- @sistersmovie via giphy On September 2… Read more »

Posted by Erica Gonzalez

Whose Tale Is The Handmaid’s?

September 26, 2018

Fan bases can really take a TV show and kill the buzz surrounding it. People (white feminists) are dressing up like handmaids from… Read more »