November 25, 2013 - 10:10 am
Media is powerful. It tells us which voices (and bodies) are valued by society. By paying attention to all types of sexual assault survivors, we not only are sending a message to survivors that we believe they matter—we are also telling rapists that they will not get away with assault just by choosing a victim of a certain race.
September 11, 2013 - 10:50 am
Over 20,000 people joined me in demanding that the Deborah Brown Community School apologize to Tiana Parker, who was sent home for having dreadlocks, and change its racist policy. And our voices were heard.
July 1, 2013 - 2:29 pm
At this very moment thousands of activists are at the Texas Capitol to stand with Texas women and the right to control their own bodies. While many of us cannot be there, there still ways to show your support of the efforts. Here three organizations to support dedicated to reproductive access in the state of […]
June 11, 2013 - 5:05 pm
Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled that police officers can collect DNA samples from people who have been arrested for (but not convicted of) a serious crime. Many rape survivors rejoiced. But I was not one of them.
June 4, 2013 - 1:58 pm
The Republican Virginia Lt. Gov. candidate said Planned Parenthood has been “far more lethal to Black lives than the KKK ever was.” How is allowing low-income women of color non-judgmental access to birth control more dangerous than a group of cross-burning terrorists?
April 19, 2013 - 1:55 pm
On April 16, 2013 RH Reality Check livetweeted during its call to help journalists and bloggers get a full accurate picture of the Kermit Gosnell trial. Here are the highlights.