The strike at a Texas immigrant detention facility has swelled to almost 500 since last Wednesday, according to Grassroots Leadership, an organization that forms part of a larger umbrella group known as Texans United for Families.
Misogyny may evolve as new tactics are put into practice, but the systematic harassment of women, whether it be for speaking up or for accessing reproductive health care, continues to be about power.
From what I saw and experienced as a participant at the event, there is a place in movement work for celebrities who genuinely care about the cause for which they are advocating.
The world’s governments looking to build stronger ties with Iran must redouble their efforts to hold Iran’s leaders accountable for advancing women’s issues in the wake of the nuclear deal, not excuse them.
Conservatives are, yet again, working to expand the unchecked power of police and increase our reliance on a violent criminal justice system. And this time they’re doing it with a bill that would have devastating consequences for rape survivors.
Data shows that average rates of non-consensual sexual contact by physical force or incapacitation reported by all the universities that participated were as high or slightly higher than those revealed in prior surveys.
A lawsuit filed in federal court targets an ordinance that advocates claim leaves survivors of intimate partner violence forced to chose between calling the police for help or facing eviction.
Feminist author Kate Harding wields metaphor with unrivaled mastery in her new book to root out the causes and effects of the way an internalized set of myths about sexual assault allow an epidemic to continue.
Right now I have to consider that this season I may be a rape survivor cheering for a team led by an accused rapist.
The federal civil rights lawsuit accuses Texas officials of deliberately disregarding Bland’s constitutional rights and causing her injury and death.