Women

This Mother’s Day, Let's Honor Our Mamas With Actions That Reflect the Radical Roots of the Holiday

Keeping in mind the spirit of its origins, we offer you a range of ways to do good on Mother’s Day.

At a large New York City march to protest Trump's 'Muslim ban,' a man dressed up as the president walks.

Who Would Lose in the 'Merit-Based' Immigration System Trump is Raving About?

In his first joint Congressional address, President Trump advocated for an immigration system that would prioritize  high-skilled and educated workers. But that system would stack the deck in favor of young men, penalize women who do domestic work, and unravel the fabric of family-based immigration. 

Police Confirm Gym Employees Called Cops on Seattle Seahawk Kam Chancellor

Chancellor tweeted about the incident, saying he was checking out the property with an eye toward potential ownership when two employees called the police on him. 

Queen Latifah, Freida Pinto Join New Production Company to Empower Women

The women joined forces for the launch of We Do It Together. 

Watch These Oakland Women Turf Battle [VIDEO]

They pretty much kill it.

Google Hangout Today: Women and Black Male Achievement

Link to watch goes live at 6:25pm EST today

Studies Point to 'Access to Justice Gap' Among Low-Income and Immigrant Communities

A new ‘Justice Index’ shows states in the South and Midwest are sorely lacking in access to civil legal counsel.

Kumbia Queers Launch U.S. Tour

The innovative all-woman Latin American band transgresses social, cultural, and gender norms with their unique ‘tropi punk.’

Why Women Should Be First in Line for Salary Boosts

Historic gender and racial forces have clustered all women into low-wage work and have pushed women of color into the bottom of low-wage positions.

Wash. Study Finds White Women No Longer Face Discrimination

“This is a war on white women, and we’re not going to take it sitting down,” one business owner reportedly said.

Congress to Consider Military Rape Legislation

Military servicewomen are twice as likely to be sexually assaulted than non-military women.

Advocates Prepare for Next Round in New York Women's Equality Act

The act is meant to ensure equal pay provisions, standards around sexual harassment, and protections for survivors of domestic violence.

A Comic Guide to Sneaky Abortion Laws

The ACLU commissioned illustrator Jen Sorensen to create a comic detailing the past year in abortion legislation.

Juana Villegas Receives Settlement After Immigrant Detention Abuse

This immigrant mother was shackled to a bed during childbirth while detained five years ago, and is finally receiving justice.

Sexy Female Video Game Avatars Can Negatively Affect Women

A new study shows that hypersexualized female avatars in video games can cause negative body image and promote rape acceptance in women.

Watch 100 Women Risk Arrest for Immigration Reform

Undocumented immigrant women were joined by more than a dozen prominent women’s organizations today in an act of civil disobedience in Washington D.C.

White Mormon Editor to Women of Color: 'Can We Be Part of Your Group?'

Yeah, it’s pretty bad.

Jeremy Lin Teams Up With Barack Obama and Joe Biden to 'End Violence' Against Women

David Beckham, Eli Manning and Jeremy Lin are among several athletes who joined the star-studded anti-domestic violence ad released by the White House Thursday.