The NRA is pushing the idea of arming abused women as a solution to domestic violence. The author, a longtime advocate for victims, explains why this position—which is reflected in two new state laws—is misguided and deadly.
As disability rights advocates are fighting back against Republican attempts to dismantle Medicaid and other support services, women, especially women of color, bring to their activism "unique, comprehensive, lived experience," reports writer Heather Watkins.
We need an open Internet in order to make our voices heard, to connect, and to organize. The Trump administration is moving to repeal net neutrality rules, but a broad coalition is fighting back in a day of action.
Last year Sierra Leone seemed on the verge of legalizing abortion for the first time in 150 years. Last-minute intervention by religious leaders derailed the bill, and now the US global gag rule poses an additional obstacle.
There have been eight reported murders of transgender women in the U.S. in the first three months of this year, and all of the victims were women of color. These crimes highlight some alarming truths about gender-based and racial violence.