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Activism

  1. 2019 women's march
    Everything to Know About the 2019 Women’s March on WashingtonSave the date for the #WomensWave.
  2. activism
    Giant, Diaper-Clad ‘Trump Baby’ Blimp Will Fly Over U.S. Skies SoonGolfers at the president’s ‘summer White House’ are in for a treat.
  3. activism
    A Donald Trump Baby Blimp Will Fly Over London During the President’s VisitThe mayor of London gave it the okay.
  4. original video
    How Parkland Survivors and Chicago Youth Are Uniting to End Gun ViolenceMeet the Chicago youth who are working with March for Our Lives organizers in their fight to end gun violence.
  5. power
    Roseanne’s Cancellation Is a Lesson in Political ProtestingA teachable moment in speaking up.
  6. ey i'm runnin' here
    5 Things to Know About Cynthia Nixon’s Political HistoryHere’s a primer on her work as an activist.
  7. women's march 2018
    Women’s March Rally Launches Nationwide Voter-Registration CampaignSpeakers included Cecile Richards, Linda Sarsour, Kimberlé Crenshaw, and Alicia Garza.
  8. All the Best Signs From the Women’s March“Someone please read all these signs to Trump.”
  9. women's march 2018
    The Most Inspiring Photos From the 2018 Women’s MarchWomen around the country showed up for the second-annual protest.
  10. golden globes 2018
    8 Actresses Will Be Bringing Activists As Their Dates to the Golden GlobesTarana Burke, Marai Larasi, Rosa Clemente, Ai-jen Poo, Mónica Ramírez, Calina Lawrence, Saru Jayaraman, and Billie Jean King will walk the red carpet.
  11. working together
    The Unexpected Power of Google-Doc ActivismThe perfect tool for not-quite-public, not-quite-private collaboration.
  12. activism
    The Cheerleader Behind the Viral #TakeAKnee PhotoWhen Raianna Brown tweeted a photo of herself kneeling during a Georgia Tech football game, she never expected to get the reaction it did.
  13. feminisms now
    Alicia Garza on Finding Activism and Focusing on the Long GameAnn Friedman talks to the co-founder of Black Lives Matter.
  14. activism
    How 87-Year-Old Labor Rights Activist Dolores Huerta Avoids Feeling DefeatedDolores Huerta was left out of the labor movement’s history. Now, thanks to a new documentary, that’s about to change.
  15. resistance
    This Newsletter Is a Guide for Young Women Who Want to Resist Trump“Being passively against something isn’t enough.”
  16. Malala Celebrates Birthday at Iraq Amusement Park With Girls Who Escaped ISISShe invited young girls who lived under ISIS to an amusement park.
  17. one step at a time
    This Week Is a Reminder: It’s the Long Game That CountsChange is slow. That’s why we have to keep working.
  18. the body politic
    Can the New Activist Passion of Suburban White Women Change American Politics?Jon Ossoff’s race against Karen Handel in Georgia is the first test.
  19. Gloria Steinem Says Trump Presidency Sparked More Activism Than Vietnam War“The only good news of Trump is that the galvanizing of activism is like nothing I have ever seen in my life.”
  20. gallery
    This Artist Drew an Essential Reading List for ActivismThe Art Institute of Chicago is featuring 57 book covers drawn by Cauleen Smith.
  21. threats
    A New Jersey Congressman Called Out an Activist in a Letter to Her EmployerRep. Rodney Frelinghuysen pointed out the actions of bank employee Saily Avelenda in a letter to a board member. She has since resigned from her job.
  22. caitlyn jenner
    Caitlyn Jenner Confirms She’s Had Her ‘Final’ Sex-Reassignment SurgeryShe appeared on 20/20 with Diane Sawyer Friday night.
  23. the future is female
    Middle-Aged Women Are the Driving Force Behind Current Activism: ReportThey’re definitely “energized.”
  24. How to Survive Trump After Surviving a PlagueAward-winning director David France on today’s activist movements.
  25. activism
    Queer Sex Is Not Resistance — or at Least, Not Resistance EnoughDon’t let yourself off the hook for activism that requires more than getting off.
  26. Democratic Women Are Increasing Their Political Engagement in Huge NumbersThe Women’s March is twice as popular as the tea party once was — and Democratic women are increasing their political engagement in large numbers.
  27. politics
    Thousands of Women Took Over the Utah State Capitol to Fight for Their Rights“I’m sick and tired of men making laws about our bodies and our choices and our lives without consulting us.”
  28. Teaching My Mixed-Race Daughter About Activism“Being an activist while trying to preserve the beautiful optimism that my 9-year-old carries so gracefully on her shoulders can be difficult.”
  29. women's march 2017
    If This Was Your First March, Don’t Stop NowThe work didn’t end on Saturday.
  30. first person
    A March Can Change Your LifeLooking back to 2004 — and ahead to January 21.
  31. Here’s What to Do After You’ve Called Paul Ryan About Planned ParenthoodAnother opportunity to turn anger into action.
  32. politics
    Celebrities and Activists Have a Message for Congress: ‘Stand Up for Us’Rosie Perez, Keegan-Michael Key, Tavi Gevinson, and Sally Field call on Congress to oppose Trump in a new video.
  33. activism
    Here’s How Women Artists Are Reacting to a Donald Trump PresidencyComics artists and illustrators are creating a newspaper called Resist! that’s equal parts emotional outpouring and call to action.
  34. activism
    How a Seasoned Activist and a College Senior Organized a Major ProtestOn December 12, women nationwide are planning to strike.
  35. activism
    How to Support the Standing Rock Protesters If You Can’t Make It to North DakotaSend money, not supplies.
  36. google doctivism
    Here’s Exactly What to Say While Calling Your Congressperson About Donald Trump“Hi, my name is ____, and I’m a constituent.”
  37. reproductive rights
    Two Irish Women Are Live-Tweeting Their Trip to the UK for an Abortion“Two women, one procedure, 48 hours away from home.”
  38. black lives matter
    WNBA Players Won’t Be Fined for Anti-Violence Shirts After AllThe altered shirts worn during pregame warm-ups landed players in hot water.
  39. take action
    Events Crop Up in Response to Brock Turner Sentence A letter-writing party and a hex gathering.
  40. mental health
    If Your Campus Activism Is Giving You Panic Attacks, Take a BreakYour own well-being has to come first.
  41. calendar girls
    The Angelina Jolie of China on Fame and PowerA rare interview with activist actress Yao Chen. 
  42. sex workers rights
    Big Bad Rent Boys, Sad Little Call Girls, and the Language of Sex WorkThe language of decriminalizing sex work.
  43. human rights
    Amnesty International Recommends Decriminalizing Sex WorkThe human-rights organization voted in favor of full decriminalization today.
  44. activism
    Lena Dunham Doubled Down on Her Stance Against Decriminalizing Sex WorkShe reiterated her opposition to an Amnesty International proposal in a series of tweets.
  45. activism
    What’s the Right Way to Protect Sex Workers?A call girl, a serial killer, and the problem with Hollywood activism.
  46. birthdays
    Malala Marked Her First Day of Adulthood by Opening a School The Nobel Peace Prize–winning activist spent the day with Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
  47. letter writing campaigns
    Meryl Streep Reminds Congress We Need an ERAShe sent a letter to every member of Congress asking them to revive it.
  48. speeches
    Lena Dunham on Why She’s an Imperfect Feminist“I always tell people that there is no such thing as a perfect feminist, and I am no exception.”
  49. q&a
    Meet the Teenage Sisters With an App to Prevent Police BrutalityIma and Asha Christensen made really good use of their summer vacation.
  50. twitter feminism
    Can Feminist Hashtags ‘Dismantle the State’?Or will feuds dismantle #TwitterFeminism?
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