Intersectional feminists need to show up for Muslim women in the face of these dueling axes of oppression, because we cannot push for the rights of some without working towards the rights of all.
I trust my patients to make the right choice for themselves, just as I have made this one for myself.
New film tells story of Jane Jacobs’s battles against the wealthiest developers in the city
Supercomputers vs. gerrymandering: Data could be the next key to creating fair state voting districts
For nearly as long as the Unites States has existed there have been partisan hacks trying to draw up voting districts in a way that gives one political party an unfair advantage over the other. Though judges acknowledge that this partisan gerrymandering occurs, and that it can be unconstitutional, there’s hasn’t yet been a definitive way for them to decide whether a district has been egregiously engineered to politically neuter voters of an opposing party.
In an effort to highlight voter irregularities and push for stricter voting laws, Iowa’s top election official pushed statistics on alleged voter fraud that even a member of his own staff privately suggested were misleading, emails obtained by the Huffington Post reveal.
Given Republicans’ history of raising undocumented claims of fraud, Democrats and voting rights advocates say that citing perceptions of tainted ballots as a reason for voting restrictions is disingenuous at best.
If there was ever a time to activate our organizer super powers, this is it.
It was supposed to be the first transgender-rights case to make it to the nation’s highest court – so what happens now?
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.
It would keep poor women on Medicaid from getting health care at Planned Parenthood, and cut off affordable abortion coverage for many privately insured women.
Intersectionality, a term coined in the 1980s by UCLA and Columbia law professor Kimberle Crenshaw, seeks to define the overlapping oppressions that people who are part of multiple marginalized groups experience.
Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court seat vacated by Antonin Scalia, has been referred to as “Scalia with a smile.” But his record shows that for women, his smile is more of a sneer. On a range of issues that impact women—from employment discrimination to access to contraceptives to LGBTQ rights—Gorsuch has a dangerous habit of ruling against women’s rights.