Interview by ANA MARIE COX Many people are familiar with you as a prime target of Gamergate, a harassment campaign against women in the video-game community. Considering the flood of abuse you received, why would you decide to do something as high-profile as run for Congress? It’s terrifying, right? The thing Gamergate taught me is […]
This is a man who believes immigrants are frightening, abortion is morally wrong, and birth control will lead to the end of civilization. by ROBIN MARTY On March 12, Iowa Rep. Steve King set the internet on fire with his undeniably racist tweet claiming, “We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.” It was […]
By Nan Little Kirkpatrick and Amanda Williams During the 2013 filibuster of Texas’ anti-abortion bill — the House Bill 2 that shut down clinics across the state — Sen. Leticia Van De Putte, D-San Antonio famously asked: “At what point must a female senator raise her hand or her voice to be recognized over her […]
by Jennifer Bryant Abortion access just became more difficult for women living in West Virginia—as of January 17, there is only one abortion clinic left in the entire state. Read more.
The new show is based on fiction, but lately men controlling women’s bodies doesn’t seem all that farfetched. by CAITLIN MOSCATELLO We’re torn: We can’t wait to watch Elisabeth Moss’s performance in The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu’s buzzy new series based on Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel of the same name that drops on April 26th. But […]