CW: sexual harassment, interpersonal violence, revenge porn If you’ve been paying attention to media coverage of former Congresswoman Katie Hill, then you should be frustrated. About a month ago, stories started popping up about the freshman representative’s role in what has been described as a “sex scandal.” Hill’s story is more than that, though; it […]
Genavieve is a student studying political science at Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. She is passionate about intersectional feminism, advocating for survivors of sexual violence, and protecting reproductive rights for all.
Yesterday, the United States House Judiciary Committee considered H.J. Resolution 79, legislation to remove one of the few barriers left to finally add the Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution: a 1982 deadline for ratification. First proposed almost a century ago and passed by Congress in 1972, the ERA—which would guarantee equal legal rights for […]
The Equal Rights Amendment isn’t exactly on today’s ballot in Virginia, but it might as well be. Today Mississippi and Kentucky both have major gubernatorial elections, but Virginia’s off-year race for control of the state legislature is the main event. Partisan control of the legislature hangs in the balance, as well as support for the ratification […]
Happy Love Your Body Day! Celebrate by showing your body some extra TLC today and reading our collection of short essays about coming to terms with, and learning to love, one’s body, and the societal pressures that make it difficult (if not near impossible) for us to get there. Our first post today comes from […]
Whether you’re looking for some inspiration in your professional or personal life, these movies have got what you need. Featuring characters that set their mind to a goal or mission and don’t stop–no matter what gets in their way–these movies make for a perfect feminist movie night when you’re in need of some motivation (say, […]
Last week we went to a congressional hearing for the Committee on Energy and Commerce for HR 1897, HR 1551, HR 2902 and HR 2602, four bills that aim to address the maternal health and mortality crisis in America. During the hearing, expert witnesses testified and representatives from across the country gave their thoughts and […]