In the wake of domestic abuse reports from the NFL, social media outlets were flooded with Islamophobic stereotypes about misogyny and violence.
What could have been a fascinating insight into strangers’ expressions of intimacy is instead a tableau of stereotypical sexual narratives already prevalent in mainstream media.
Even in the age of information, parents, pastors, and community groups still frequently attempt to stymie young people’s access to “offensive” literature.
Anti-choicers’ bizarre attacks on the newly crowned Miss America expose how the movement has become a strange conspiracy-theory factory, with its supporters seeing monsters around every corner.
Red State Women’s new initiative, “The Female Fact(Her),” relies on a few context-free statistics to try to convince female voters that the GOP is the party for them.
Dr. Dorothy Roberts is right: Incarceration of women “inflicts incalculable damage to communities …. [transferring] racial disadvantage to the next generation.”
To be a Black professional woman in a white-centric corporate space is to be constantly aware of how you fit in—or don’t—and to be constantly battling the preconceptions that your white colleagues have about your character and capabilities due to the pervasive negative stereotypes about Black women.
For women in Brazil, seeking an abortion can have extreme legal, social, and physical consequences.
Suing to keep grown daughters from accessing contraception, or to keep employees from having coverage for contraception from somewhere besides the health-care plan you offer? Conservatives are getting aggressive in arguing they have a right to directly interfere with your ability to get contraception, and they may win.
Too often, reaching out for help can mean being handed off to people who have absolutely no training in mental health care and who have deep prejudices against those with mental illnesses.