women's rights

The Least You Could Do

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.
Broadly Staff
3.8.19
Documentary

How Dr. Ruth Brought Radical Sexual Politics Out of the Shadows

Director Ryan White talks to Broadly about his new documentary on Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the legendary educator who took sex out of the bedroom and onto the dinner table.
Joi Childs
2.7.19
abortion

How Abortion Laws in New Zealand Force Women to Lie

Untangling the criminal history of abortion laws show that the country's policies have long been out of step with society.
Laetitia Laubscher
11.26.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Meet the 17-Year-Old Boy Calling Out His Classmates for Objectifying Women

Noah Abraham is a leader in ManUp, an initiative that aims to get high school boys to reject toxic masculinity and to learn about sexual consent.
Manisha Krishnan
10.30.18
politics

Brazil's New President Once Told a Politician She Was Too Ugly to Rape

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro was elected this week despite his abysmal track record on rights for women, LGBTQ people, and indigenous communities.
Zing Tsjeng
10.29.18
END FORCED MOTHERHOOD

We Are Already Closer to the End of Legal Abortion Than We Think

If a conservative judge like Brett Kavanaugh is appointed to the Supreme Court, we can expect a barrage of dangerous new anti-abortion restrictions proposed and enacted across the country.
Jex Blackmore
8.10.18
abortion

Camping Outside Congress During Argentina's Abortion Vote

Early Thursday morning, Argentina's Senate voted against legalizing abortion. I spent the 10 hours before standing in the cold with fellow activists hoping for a different outcome.
Paloma Navarro Nicoletti
8.10.18
Midterm Elections

Congrats to These Congressmen Ranked 'Worst for Women'

American Bridge and Ultraviolet, two progressive groups, gave 15 sitting members of Congress failing marks based on their votes on abortion rights, health care and more.
Marie Solis
8.8.18
supreme court

How Justice Kennedy's Retirement Could Spell Doom for Abortion and Gay Rights

President Donald Trump could appoint a conservative Supreme Court Justice keen on overturning landmark rulings.
Marie Solis
6.27.18
women's rights

In Saudi Arabia, Winning the Right to Drive Is Bittersweet

Women's driving rights are long overdue in the KSA, but as the activists who successfully fought for them are detained, it's hard for women's rights advocates to celebrate.
Leila Ettachfini
6.23.18
The Scarlet Letter Reports

Amber Rose Doesn't Care What the Media Gets Wrong About Her

Amber Rose sits down with host Amanda Knox to discuss how her experiences with the media have shaped her feminism and how she handles harassment today for The Scarlet Letter Reports.
Amanda Knox
5.9.18
feminism

Women Talk About the Worst Body Shaming They've Experienced

"I've been told that I look like a reptile and that my skin is repulsive."
Melpomeni Maragkidou
4.16.18
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