President Obama's remarks on Trayvon Martin contextualized racism in America and forced us to admit that "colorblindness" hasn't ended racial discrimination, but allowed it to thrive.
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During her interview with Anderson Cooper, Juror B37 made it all too clear that George Zimmerman was never really on trial; black masculinity was.
I will never know, understand, or feel what it is like to be a black person in America.
Conservative troll Erick Erickson sent a cruel and heartless tweet, but he reveals what many already knew: anti-choicers do not care about women's lives.
If the 'Right to Life' movement really does value life, why does it keep framing pregnancy as a form of punishment?
This past weekend, Joyce Carol Oates sent a series of Islamophobic tweets that reflect a much larger Western trend of judging, stereotyping, and discriminating against Islam.
On Tuesday, North Carolina GOP Senators snuck anti-abortion measures into a bill to outlaw Sharia Law, joining other states in shirking democracy to undermine abortion rights.
At the intersection of Paula Deen's racist scandal and the mocking of Rachel Jeantel, a lesson exists in what white privilege is and how it works.
By filibustering an omnibus anti-abortion bill for 11 hours, Senator Wendy Davis inspired the world and upended a cynical narrative that says politics are pointless.
For the last week, Texas pro-choice protesters have ccupied the Texas Legislature, fighting an anti-abortion bill. They are proof that progressivism exists in red states.
Those in opposition to marriage equality claim they are being bullied by LGBT supporters. In actuality, they are rightly being called out on their bigotry.
While the internet can be a powerful means of raising feminist consciousness and enacting social change, it comes with a price for feminist activists.
Abortion rights advocates are up against a wave of virulent anti-choice zealotry. So why aren't progressive activists rallying around abortion?
The trial of George Zimmerman for the death of Trayvon Martin has begun, but no matter the outcome, our justice system remains deeply flawed and openly racist.
The FLOTUS calmly confronted a heckler during her speech at a Democratic fundraiser, and the ensuing response has been fraught with racism and sexism.
Young parents are leading the charge against shame-and-blame campaigns like the Candie's Foundation. But are we listening to what they have to say?
Online feminists scored a huge victory in their campaign to end gender-based hate speech on Facebook, but why hasn't Facebook COO and corporate feminist "it girl" Sheryl Sandberg weighed in?
While the country braces for the Supreme Court's decision on marriage equality, we must ask ourselves: Is marriage equality the end-all-be-all for the LGBT community?
During the congressional hearing for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, Representative Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) accidentally let slip the ugly truth about anti-choicers.
When white liberal feminists label Beyoncé as anti-feminist, they are simply perpetuating the same racist partiarchy they're supposed to be combating.
Male feminist allies may be few and far between, but they are important to the future of the movement, and feminism needs them.
When women complain of feeling ostracized, sidelined, and omitted from feminism, we cannot dismiss them with a wave of our hand in the name of unity.
The Obama Administration has betrayed its pro-choice base by appealing a federal judge's ruling to make emergency contraception available over the counter and to all ages.
Discrimination exists within feminist spaces, and nowhere is that clearer than in the vile bigotry aimed at trans women.
What do Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Dove's "Real Beauty" campaign have in common? They are both mainstream, corporate visions of feminism.