Thousands of Migrant Children Allege Sexual Assault While in Gov't Custody
There have been over 4,500 claims of abuse of unaccompanied minors while in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services.
In 'Pleasure Activism,' Adrienne Maree Brown Dares Us to Get In Touch With Our Needs
In her provocative new book, “Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good” the Detroit-based author, activist and doula demonstrates how we can tap into our emotional and erotic desires to organize against oppression.
Support Growing for Restrictive Abortion Bill in Texas
The “fetal heartbeat” bill would prohibit the procedure for people who are more than six weeks pregnant.
Planned Parenthood to Lose Millions in Funding Under New Federal 'Gag Rule'
The Trump administration will now withhold family planning funding if a clinic provides abortion referrals to patients.
R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Criminal Sexual Abuse
Three of the survivors noted by State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx were minors when the singer allegedly abused them.
Illinois to Pass Laws to Give Women Better Access to Abortions
Due to restrictive laws in neighboring states, women nearby could also have the procedure there.
New Video May Lead to Indictment Against R. Kelly
The video, which attorney Michael Avenatti says he handed to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, allegedly shows the singer sexually abusing a teenage girl.
Jussie Smollett Opens Up About Traumatic Assault
The “Empire” star spoke to “Good Morning America” about the racist and homophobic assault he survived in Chicago—and the people who question his honesty.
Out Mag Celebrates Black Mothers and Daughters of the Movement
Guest editor Janet Mock spotlights five activist heroes—including Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and Alicia Garza—for Out’s March issue.
LISTEN: Songwriter Kandi Burruss and TLC's Chilli On How 'No Scrubs' Became a Classic
On NPR, Burruss and Thomas discuss the lasting impact of TLC’s hit song nearly two decades later.
SCOTUS To Make Landmark Decision on Abortion This Week
The conservative majority Court could effectively overturn Roe v. Wade as it rules on a Louisiana law.
With R. Kelly Gone, Coalition Pushes Sony Music to Drop All Accused Abusers
#MuteRKelly campaign leadership, Ultraviolet, Black Women’s Blueprint and other allied groups want Sony to stop providing cover for abusive artists.
Advocates Demand #JusticeForJussie Smollett
The “Empire” star was reportedly attacked by two men who shouted racist and homophobic slurs, physically attacked him and put a noose around his neck.
Me Too Movement PSAs Shift Focus Back to Survivors
Movement founder Tarana Burke: “What has become painfully clear is that the world doesn’t really understand the life cycle of a survivor.”
WATCH: Rashida Tlaib on Why All Legislation Must Protect LGBTQ Rights
The new member of Congress spoke at the National LGBT Task Force’s Creating Change Conference.
Suzan-Lori Parks, Rashid Johnson Cut Violent Scene From 'Native Son' Remake
The new cinematic version of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel addresses contemporary racial and social justice issues—and changes a major plot point.
Watch the Trailer for Amanda Seales' Stand-Up Special
“Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin’”—the “Insecure” actress’ first televised stand-up special—airs on HBO.
READ: How Texas Contributed to Rise in Pregnant Girls in Foster Care System
One teen mother: “All my friends that I was in placements with—every single one—either has a kid or is pregnant right now.”
Supreme Court Moves Trump's Trans Military Ban Step Closer to Implementation
In a 5-4 decision split along party lines, the Supreme Court lifted most of the injunctions that were preventing the Trump administration from keeping transgender people out of the military.
How the Promise of Roe v. Wade Left Women of Color Behind [OP-ED]
Roe has never been full of promise for women of color, immigrant women and women with low incomes. But if the Trump administration gets its way, we have the most to lose.