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3 Real-Life Young Feminists More Badass Than Miley Cyrus

I dare you not to be inspired.

Statistics Say, As a Latina I Am An Anomaly

How are women of color ever going to succeed if we are expected to fail?

The Harsh Truth About Austin

Texas's most liberal city isn't as liberal as you think.

The Missing Piece Of the Affordable Care Act That Would Make It Fair For the Poor

It's unfair to expect uninsured low-income communities to choose the best healthcare option for them without providing education on how insurance works.

Speaking Spanish is Great, But Only If You're Not Latino

I was taught that being American meant speaking English. But if you're white, learning Spanish is good for your career.

Diana the Hunter Revenge-Killed Bus Drivers in Mexico

She's been called a vigilante. I'm not so sure.


The Affordable Care Act is Good For Native Americans

Obamacare got it right.

Is Texas Going Blue?

From Wendy Davis to nondiscrimination ordinances, the state's got a blue streak.

The Feminist Versus the Good Old Boys

The inside story of how one woman fought to keep ethnic studies in Texas universities — and won.

Why Exorcism Movies Are Secretly All About Shaming Women

You know what's scary? Sexism.


This Generation's DREAMers Left Out Of MLK's Dream

Why were two crucial immigration reform organizations cut from the March on Washington 50th anniversary celebration?

Millennials Are Too Broke to Start Their Own Farms

Ever considered starting your own farm? You might want to sit down for this.

California Is Using Gitmo Torture Tactics to Stop Protests In Prison

A California judge gives prison officials the right to force-feed prisoners participating in a hunger strike protesting solitary confinement. This is the very same tactic used in Guantanamo Bay.

What "Checking Your Privilege" Really Means

Ever played the game "Step Up, Step Back"? It's a great game to address privilege, but how effective is it when the goal is to disrupt systems of power?

A Path to Freedom For Immigrant Detainees

The Dream 9 activists are moving ahead with their applications for amnesty, highlighting the need for immigration reform, and establishing a precedent that could help other immigrants.

"Sesame Street" Takes On America's Prison Industrial Complex

Sesame Street tackles the tough issue of having a parent who is incarcerated in ways children can understand: muppets and animation.

In Surprising Twist, Israeli Women Denied Prayer at Western Wall By Other Women

A group of women won the right to pray freely at the Western Wall in Court, but now another group of ultra-Orthodox women are fighting against this religious liberation.

Immigration Reform 2013: Dream 9 Put It All On the Line For Reform

Why it is important to stand in solidarity with the Dream 9 and other DREAMers who put themselves on the line for a cause that is much much bigger than themselves.

East San Antonio Has Become a Girl Zone

Martinez Street Women's Center's Girl Zone program is empowering underserved San Antonio girls to become our future leaders.