women of colour

abortion

For Women of Colour, Family Shame Can Make Abortions Traumatic

In households where it's common to keep dating a secret, an unplanned pregnancy brings up many challenges.
Sarah Krichel
7.16.19
Film

Black Panther’s Women Heroes Are More Than Strong Female Characters

They are multi-dimensional and have agency, which is more groundbreaking than it should be in 2018.
Noel Ransome
2.22.18
sex work

What Happens When Sex Workers Put Women of Colour First

We asked escort Amber Ashton about industry racism and the WOC-elevating hashtag she started.
Allison Tierney
1.12.18
Culture

'She’s Gotta Have It' Artist Sees Her Art as Opportunity, Not Responsibility

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh shed’s light on the real-life harassment that inspires much of her work.
Noel Ransome
11.27.17
tv

Talking to Actresses About Racist Roles in Period Pieces

Only one kind of role exists for women of colour in the “uncomplicated, guilt-free entertainment” of historical fiction: subordination.
Celeste Yim
5.11.17
Stuff

Canada’s Tinder Men Are Annoying Black Women With Their Racist and Sexist Bullshit

Life is tough enough dating as a black woman.
Eternity Martis
9.28.15
News

Eurocentric Office Dress Codes Need to Go

Dress codes disproportionately target not just teenage girls in school, but people of colour, women of colour, LGBTQ students, and overweight people.
Septembre Anderson
7.6.15
Ink Spots

Talking About Women of Color in the Arts with Feminist Zine 'OOMK'

The magazine's all about sisterhood for female artists of color and faith.
Rose Nordin and Sofia Niazi
2.12.15
Fashion

The Fashion Industry Is Still Letting Down Women of Color

Nearly 80 percent of the models on the catwalks at New York Fashion Week were white. Who's to blame for this lack of diversity, and how can we fix it?
Eleanor Morgan
12.16.14