The reality is that the grand jury system protects officers from accountability rather than civilians from police brutality.
Feminism has led to lower divorce rates over the decades, because independent women have better marriages. Yet conservatives keep insisting that the struggle for equality is driving families apart.
A New York grand jury failed to indict the officers involved in Eric Garner’s death, while the Roberts Court heard arguments in two big cases for equality advocates.
A new petition calls on the FDA to “Get Carcinogens Out of Condoms.” But there is no scientific evidence linking condoms to cancer—and to claim otherwise has the potential to unravel decades of committed work focused on saving lives through encouraging condom use and education.
Media coverage of Bill Cosby’s alleged assaults has portrayed the public’s affection for him as the major casualty. But we should be focusing on the women who say they were attacked—and on the rape culture that concealed his reported behavior for years.
This is an open letter to any police officer who may not understand what I and so many others are fighting for.
On Monday, the Supreme Court struggled with when, and if, threatening statements made online should be constitutionally protected. But it may not be possible to find a middle ground.
After a damning article about a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity erupted in a firestorm of negative press, school officials leapt into action. But the timing of their response suggests it is more a public relations strategy rather than a real attempt to effect change.
With a grand jury failing to indict Darren Wilson for Michael Brown’s murder, the country is left asking if justice is even possible anymore.
Referring to vaginal birth as “natural” isn’t just troubling because it is imprecise; it also contributes to a value-laden judgment of mothers’ experiences that can lead to compromised emotional and physical health.