women of colour

abortion

For Women of Color, 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
sex work

What Happens When Sex Workers Put Women of Color First

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

The Art Consultant Behind 'She's Gotta Have It' Explains It All

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

These Actresses Are Sick of Auditioning for the 'Negro Woman' Role

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

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

Life is tough enough dating as a black woman without having to deal with creepers messaging you about "dark chocolate"
Eternity Martis
9.28.15
News

Oppressive Office Dress Codes Need to Go

Dress codes disproportionately target not just teenage girls in school, but people of color, LGBTQ students, and overweight people.
Septembre Anderson
7.7.15
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