Fans Celebrate Janelle Monáe Coming Out as Pansexual
The singer and actress ended speculation about her sexual identity in a new interview with Rolling Stone.
READ: Janelle Monáe Embraces Her Truest Self
The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine.
READ: Why Naming 'Race' As The Factor Behind Black Women's High Rates of Maternal Mortality Is Counterproductive
Ob-Gyn Dr. Joia Crear-Perry stresses that calling out racism is the only way to solve this health crisis.
WATCH: Tarana Burke On How to Support the #MeToo Movement
The activist discussed the future of the movement for sexual violence survivors with Variety.
Maternal Mortality Rate in Texas Lower Than Believed, But Black Women's Numbers Remain Alarmingly High
A correction in data collection still confirms that Black pregnant Texans face disproportionate health dangers.
WATCH: Sampa The Great Celebrates 'Black Girl Magik' in Gorgeous New Music Video
The musician wrote this ode to Black girls and women for her sister.
Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration, Allows Undocumented Teens Access to Abortions
The temporary injunction also prevents the government from barring access to medical appointments.
Muslim Women's Day Founder Fights Islamophobic Sexism Through Narrative
“Muslim Women’s Day is a call to action.”
Lena Waithe Covers Vanity Fair
Writer Jacqueline Woodson on Waithe: “You’re clear-eyed and queer from the womb, born as part of a larger narrative—that of the Great Migration. Already, there is resistance running through your veins.”
Mississippi Governor Signs into Law the Country's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban
The Center for Reproductive Rights immediately filed a lawsuit challenging the 15-week abortion ban, calling it “unconstitutional.”
3 Things You Should Know About Workplace Sexual Harassment Suit Pioneer Sandra Bundy
With a new biopic film in development, we offer some key information about the Black woman whose lawsuit set the precedent for fighting sexual harassment in the workplace.
What The Latest Reproductive Rights Case Before the Supreme Court Means For Women
NIFLA v. Becarra has the potential to radically alter what anti-abortion medical centers can tell women.
A Very Serious Roundup of Race-Focused Books Coming Out This Spring
Transition into spring with this cross-section of titles.
Activists, Politicians Call on Trump Administration to Fire Office of Refugee Resettlement Director
Representative Jerry Nadler on Scott Lloyd: “It sounds like a scene from ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ but for these young women in Scott Lloyd’s custody, it’s far from fiction.”
10 POC-Led Organizations to Support on International Women's Day
Put your Twitter fingers to good use helping people of color who identify as women.
Attorney Tina Tchen Leads New Diversity Task Force for The Recording Academy
The organization behind the Grammys appointed Tchen, a former chief of staff for Michelle Obama, after critics accused it of overlooking women in the major Grammy categories.
READ: How Team Indigenous is Decolonizing Roller Derby
Roller derby’s Team Indigenous seeks to empower women and two-spirit people while addressing Native issues and desegregating a predominantly White sport.
House Dem Introduces Legislation to Abolish Discriminatory Wing of HHS
The bill targets the recently formed Conscience and Religious Freedom division in the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights.
How Fetishism and Erasure Silence Asian-American Women in Hollywood
“When you’re so used to being hypersexualized, you don’t even register it that much anymore.”
In 2 Big New Songs, Janelle Monáe Chants Down Racism and Sexism
“Black women and those who have been the ‘other’, and the marginalized in society—that’s who I wanted to support.”