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Posted by Deana Ayers

Pay Your Organizers Please

February 26, 2019

For the past 2 weeks, I’ve been seeing an advertisement on Twitter for the same organizing fellowship. The organization promises t… Read more »

Posted by Reilly Wieland

Feminist Theory for Beginners

February 25, 2019

As our movement becomes more accessible and popularized, feminism has found its way outside of the classroom. But with that said,… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

Everyone Deserves Comprehensive Sexual Education

February 15, 2019

Sexual education doesn’t tend to stray anywhere past preaching of abstinence accompanied by mortifying stories about sexually tran… Read more »

Posted by Erica Gonzalez

Abolish ICE Already

February 6, 2019

This is such a scary time for black and brown folk living in the United States. ICE is a threat to everything this country is supp… Read more »

Posted by Reilly Wieland

You Don’t Have To Put Up With Shitty Men in Literature if You Don’t Want to

February 5, 2019

When we read Junot Diaz’s book Drown in my gender studies course last year, the class was quick to rave about the nuance of his wr… Read more »

Posted by Erica Gonzalez

Abortion In-Access

February 5, 2019

The Roe V. Wade decision recently had its 46th anniversary January 22. Though reproductive rights have constantly been the point o… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

Don’t Be Afraid of Checking Yourself. We Have to do Better.

January 30, 2019

Earlier today, it was reported that openly gay and black actor Jussie Smollett was the victim of a hate crime in Chicago that left… Read more »

Posted by Anna Khan

The Intersection Exists

December 14, 2018

Last week, it was announced that Kevin Hart would host the 2019 Oscars ceremony. Not long after, he stepped down after old homopho… Read more »