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.
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.
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well-known characters like Pocahontas and Belle would likely be affected in an America where the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
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.
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
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.
While millennial women have not always been Hillary Clinton's biggest fans, for the older generations of women, the prospect of seeing a female president of the United States for the very first time feels unreal – in the best way possible.
Soon after the presidential election ended last week, people around the nation began to wear safety pins on their clothing to show that they're allies around whom others — specifically those in marginalized communities — can feel safe.
Many of us have been fed up with the patriarchy for a long, long time, but here's some good news that'll give us hope for the future: There's a new mansplaining hotline in Sweden that people can call to report incidents of mansplaining at work and to receive tips on how to promote a more inclusive environment in the workplace.
It's been over a week since Donald Trump became our president-elect. Since then, many sexual assault survivors have expressed their fears and concerns about what it might mean to have someone like Trump be in charge of the nation. The good news is that there are many ways to support survivors of sexual assault right now. At this time, it's important for all of us to band together and show solidarity with one another.