Equal Rights

Lucy McBath for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District

June 27, 2018 1:43 am

“I see voting rights as not only an issue for underprivileged communities and people of color, but also for women. With the implementation of onerous voting ID laws, certain women who change their names may not have access to cast…

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Being a Doctor Is Hard. It’s Harder for Women.

December 18, 2017 11:13 pm

By Dhruv Khullar for NYTimes Dec. 7, 2017 Happy medical residents are all alike. Every unhappy resident would take a long time to count. It’s no secret that medical training is grueling: long hours, little sleep, rigid hierarchies, steep learning…

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The Life and Death of a Radical Sisterhood

December 5, 2017 6:57 pm

By Joy Press for The Cut In the fall of 1967, a small gang of women began meeting regularly in cramped apartments across the Lower East Side. At the time, the Civil Rights Movement was shifting toward Black Power, while…

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Why Intersectionality Can’t Wait

September 24, 2015 3:47 pm

Today, nearly three decades after I first put a name to the concept, the term seems to be everywhere. But if women and girls of color continue to be left in the shadows, something vital to the understanding of intersectionality…

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The Last Amazon

September 22, 2014 3:27 pm

The Wonder Woman Family Museum occupies a one-room bunker beneath a two-story house on a hilly street in Bethel, Connecticut. It contains more than four thousand objects. Their arrangement is higgledy-piggledy. There are Wonder Woman lunchboxes, face masks, coffee mugs,…

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Men Explain Things To Me

August 20, 2012 3:43 pm

One evening over dinner, I began to joke, as I often had before, about writing an essay called “Men Explain Things to Me.” Every writer has a stable of ideas that never make it to the racetrack, and I’d been…