Sexual violence is about power and control. It is also about prejudice. It’s about a lack of empathy and understanding for those who are not like you.
We’ve all read headlines like this before: “This Student With Cerebral Palsy Went To Prom With Her Best Friend And It Was Magical.” For decades, the media has tended to portray people with disabilities (or those around them) as inspirations or heroes—a genre of reporting known as “inspiration porn.
The Disability March Allows People With Disabilities To Protest Trump's Presidency, No Matter Where They Are
Although the Women's March is going to be awesome, the reality is that not everyone can jump on a bus and head to Washington, D.C — and it's particularly difficult for people with mobility issues or other health conditions.
"Put Her On The Map" Hilariously & Powerfully Makes The Case For Why More Landmarks Should Be Named After Women — VIDEO
It's no secret that women are underrepresented in many facets of society including public office, STEM fields, and Hollywood. Adding to the problem is the fact that the names of geographical landmarks usually honor famous and accomplished men instead of women.
If you didn't know who Serge Kovaleski is a year or two ago, chances are you do now, thanks to Donald Trump.
Disney Princesses Going To The OB-GYN During Trump's Presidency Show How Devastating A Repeal Of the Affordable Care Act Will Be
A new art project created by activist Danielle Sepulveres and illustrator Maritza Lugo features Disney Princesses going to the OB-GYN during Trump's presidency. The project shows how well-known characters like Pocahontas and Belle would likely be affected in an America where the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
I Was A Disabled Student Educated In The Public School System & Betsy DeVos Doesn't Understand The Needs Of Disabled Kids In Public Schools
A few days ago, I picked up the phone and called a senator for the first time in my life to explain why, as a former disabled student educated in public schools, I highly opposed Betsy DeVos for U.S. Secretary of Education.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Reply To The Little Girl Who Dressed Up As Her For Superhero Day Is Everything
During one of the happier moments of 2016 in late December, a mother from Maryland posted photos of her 8-year-old daughter, Michele, who had dressed up as Ruth Bader Ginsburg for Superhero Day at school
What Is The President's Oath Of Office? On Inauguration Day, Donald Trump Will Make A Promise To America
In just a few days, Donald Trump is going to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America. Like every president-elect who's appointed to the White House, he will attend an official inauguration ceremony and recite the Oath of Office. But what is the president's Oath of Office, exactly?
She's a woman of color who fought against racial discrimination in Nova Scotia, and now she's about to be the face of Canada's $10 bill.
Modern dating is tough, no doubt about it. Hurdles like hookup culture and heteronormativity can make finding a partner difficult and time-consuming. But what if I told you that feminist matchmaking exists, and it's actually pretty fantastic? That's the drive behind the Modern Love Club.
Paris is often known as the City of Love. Now, city authorities are hoping to spread that love by selling "love locks" on the Pont des Arts in Paris starting in early 2017 and using the money to help refugees who have settled in the city.
It was 3:45 a.m. when I got home on Tuesday night (or rather, Wednesday morning) after Donald Trump won the presidential election. That day, I was at the Javits Center for 17 consecutive hours. Here is my story.