Released on the heels of International Women’s Day, Las Cafeteras’ latest music video follows Mary Anne Aguirre in East Los Angeles. The video of “Mujer Soy” shows Aguirre, a Chicana woman, in her many roles as a mother, worker, and a leader in her community. Writes Maribel Falcón at Remezcla, “Her routine encapsulates the strength that various women in our own lives embody as they work tirelessly in the community as well as in the home.”
Guardian columnist Steven W. Thrasher explains what he means when he says that he’s “queer and … the rest of the world is too.”
The most striking finding from a new study is that in the ten years since this data was last collected, women’s economic status has gotten worse or stayed the same in almost half of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
New York tipped workers will soon see a substantial wage increase, but the increase is not nearly enough to raise more workers out of poverty, to compensate their labor fairly, and to reduce the pressure to tolerate hostile work environments or else lose out on tips.
I strongly feel that safe, legal abortion must be accessible for everyone, including intersex folks like me. But I also want to question why our society is attempting to erase intersex people, either before or after birth.
The lawsuit seeks to block a Seattle ordinance that boosts the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Actress and UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson answers audience questions about the HeForShe campaign, feminism, and the stories and people that inspire her.
The United States added an impressive 295,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent. Other factors show that the economy still isn’t working for many Americans after the recession.
Gunn, who spoke at a Planned Parenthood South Texas luncheon on Thursday, had equally insightful things to say about bridging the empathy gap, and the top puppy looks for spring.
Our newest potential presidential candidate, Ben Carson, apparently believes that inmates having sex with each other in prison is proof that homosexuality is a choice—and that it’s OK to discriminate against those who supposedly made that decision.