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4.27.19

What it's Like to Lose Your Sister in an Honour Killing

Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her father and uncle even after reporting her fears to the police multiple times. A decade later, her sister Payzee believes that British police still aren't taking honor killings seriously.

4.1.19

Nigerian Hospitals Are Locking Up Women Unable to Pay Their Childbirth Bills

Fashion designer Folake Oduyoye died in custody in 2016 after her hospital refused to discharge her until she paid her outstanding bill. Her death is part of a global phenomenon known as hospital detention.

3.26.19

Why We Created a Gender-Inclusive Stock Photo Library

The Gender Spectrum Collection is a stock photo library featuring trans and non-binary models that aims to help media better represent members of these communities.

3.22.19

Where the Hell Is Birth Control for Men?

For years, headlines have promised birth control for cis men is just around the corner. The truth is more complicated.

3.12.19

100 More Things You Can Do to Make Women's Lives Easier

If you think you don't need this list because you've already got it figured out, read it five times.

3.5.19

The Women Rewriting Feminism for a Late Capitalist World

"Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto" argues that liberal feminism has failed to address the deep-seated systems of inequality that undergird gender oppression. So what's next?

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1.8.19

Why It's Important for Diverse, Emerging Artists to Win Awards

Representation matters more than you think.

12.31.18

97 Easy Ways to Be a Better Person

No matter who you are, there are always ways to be kinder to one another. Here are some ideas.

12.26.18

'VICE' Is a Scathing Takedown of Dick Cheney and American Politics

Adam McKay's new movie about the Dubya era will leave you angry (and in need of a drink).

12.3.18

'I Absolutely Have PTSD': When Stalking Ruins Your Mental Health

Stalking doesn't just end when the perpetrator leaves you alone. It can have a lifelong and damaging impact on some victims' mental health.

11.26.18

Should You Tell Your Ex's New Partner They're Dating an Abuser?

Social media makes it easier than ever to keep tabs on an abusive ex, but is it ever a good idea to warn their new partner about them?

11.25.18

Should These Women Be In Prison For Killing Their Alleged Abusers?

Emma-Jayne Magson was sentenced to life in prison after stabbing her allegedly abusive boyfriend during a fight. She is now appealing her murder conviction.

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