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  1. the future is female
    Middle-Aged Women Are the Driving Force Behind Current Activism: ReportThey’re definitely “energized.”
  2. right-click
    Listen to Ice-T’s Heavy-Metal Band’s New Song ‘No Lives Matter’A head-banging anthem for head-smacking times.
  3. How to Survive Trump After Surviving a PlagueAward-winning director David France on today’s activist movements.
  4. activism
    Queer Sex Is Not Resistance — or at Least, Not Resistance EnoughDon’t let yourself off the hook for activism that requires more than getting off.
  5. This Poll Is the Best News Liberals Have Had in a Long TimeThe Women’s March is twice as popular as the tea party once was — and Democratic women are increasing their political engagement in large numbers.
  6. activism
    Jay Z Would Much Rather Talk About Activism Than Donald Trump“That display of woman power the other day was so amazing and we saw the effect: That no matter what, no matter who’s in office, we are the people that’s in power.”
  7. politics
    Thousands of Women Took Over the Utah State Capitol to Fight for Their Rights“I’m sick and tired of men making laws about our bodies and our choices and our lives without consulting us.”
  8. Teaching My Mixed-Race Daughter About Activism“Being an activist while trying to preserve the beautiful optimism that my 9-year-old carries so gracefully on her shoulders can be difficult.”
  9. women’s march 2017
    If This Was Your First March, Don’t Stop NowThe work didn’t end on Saturday.
  10. activism
    Constance Wu Explains Why She’s Attending the Women’s March on WashingtonWu sees the march as “a statement about the patriarchal standards that we don’t even see.”
  11. women’s march 2017
    Beyoncé Would Very Much Like You to Get in Formation at the Women’s MarchYou do not want to disappoint Bey.
  12. first person
    A March Can Change Your LifeLooking back to 2004 — and ahead to January 21.
  13. Here’s What to Do After You’ve Called Paul Ryan About Planned ParenthoodAnother opportunity to turn anger into action.
  14. politics
    Celebrities and Activists Have a Message for Congress: ‘Stand Up for Us’Rosie Perez, Keegan-Michael Key, Tavi Gevinson, and Sally Field call on Congress to oppose Trump in a new video.
  15. activism
    Here’s How Women Artists Are Reacting to a Donald Trump PresidencyComics artists and illustrators are creating a newspaper called Resist! that’s equal parts emotional outpouring and call to action.
  16. activism
    How a Seasoned Activist and a College Senior Organized a Major ProtestOn December 12, women nationwide are planning to strike.
  17. activism
    How to Support the Standing Rock Protesters If You Can’t Make It to North DakotaSend money, not supplies.
  18. google doctivism
    Here’s Exactly What to Say While Calling Your Congressperson About Donald Trump“Hi, my name is ____, and I’m a constituent.”
  19. chat room
    Common on His New Album and Why He Doesn’t Like to Watch His Own Music Video“I reached a point where I’m no longer trying to be the best MC of this era.”
  20. reproductive rights
    Two Irish Women Are Live-Tweeting Their Trip to the UK for an Abortion“Two women, one procedure, 48 hours away from home.”
  21. black lives matter
    WNBA Players Won’t Be Fined for Anti-Violence Shirts After AllThe altered shirts worn during pregame warm-ups landed players in hot water.
  22. take action
    Events Crop Up in Response to Brock Turner Sentence A letter-writing party and a hex gathering.
  23. white washing
    Hollywood Whitewashing Gets Called OutMargaret Cho is leading a monthlong campaign against whitewashing.
  24. select all
    Here’s What You Can Learn From 40 Million Black Lives Matter TweetsTweets from 4.4 million unique users reveal a few things about how online activism has operated for the last few years
  25. mental health
    If Your Campus Activism Is Giving You Panic Attacks, Take a BreakYour own well-being has to come first.
  26. in conversation
    In Conversation: DeRay MckessonThe activist talks about the new civil-rights movement he helped launch, the conspiracy theories he’s inspired, and that blue vest.
  27. calendar girls
    The Angelina Jolie of China on Fame and PowerA rare interview with activist actress Yao Chen. 
  28. sex workers rights
    Big Bad Rent Boys, Sad Little Call Girls, and the Language of Sex WorkThe language of decriminalizing sex work.
  29. civil rights
    Civil-Rights Icon Julian Bond Has DiedThe lifelong champion of minority rights was 75.
  30. human rights
    Amnesty International Recommends Decriminalizing Sex WorkThe human-rights organization voted in favor of full decriminalization today.
  31. activism
    Lena Dunham Doubled Down on Her Stance Against Decriminalizing Sex WorkShe reiterated her opposition to an Amnesty International proposal in a series of tweets.
  32. activism
    What’s the Right Way to Protect Sex Workers?A call girl, a serial killer, and the problem with Hollywood activism.
  33. birthdays
    Malala Marked Her First Day of Adulthood by Opening a School The Nobel Peace Prize–winning activist spent the day with Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
  34. letter writing campaigns
    Meryl Streep Reminds Congress We Need an ERAShe sent a letter to every member of Congress asking them to revive it.
  35. encounter
    Protesting Student Debt With Astra TaylorThe anti-debt activist (and indie-rock guitarist and documentary filmmaker) goes to Washington.
  36. speeches
    Lena Dunham on Why She’s an Imperfect Feminist“I always tell people that there is no such thing as a perfect feminist, and I am no exception.”
  37. women in the world
    Streep & DuVernay Talk Activism With Jon Stewart“When a woman makes a film, that is a radical act in itself.”
  38. 15 Voices From the People’s Climate March“I’m a child, why am I worrying about this thing, I should just do it. And so I came out here and did it.”
  39. q&a
    Meet the Teenage Sisters With an App to Prevent Police BrutalityIma and Asha Christensen made really good use of their summer vacation.
  40. Suffering
    Illegal Slaughterhouse Killed Pigs In the Most Horrifying Ways ImaginableOne wounded animal was submerged in boiling water “while still showing signs of life.”
  41. activism
    Hear Macklemore’s Song about Poop and PeeThese are important issues.
  42. twitter feminism
    Can Feminist Hashtags ‘Dismantle the State’?Or will feuds dismantle #TwitterFeminism?
  43. Suffering
    The 12 Most Horrific Parts of Rolling Stone’s Massive AnimalVery bad things happening on feedlots and factory farms.
  44. activism
    Sex Strike in Colombia Sees ResultsFor now, at least.
  45. malala yousafzai
    Malala Yousafzai Is Your ChampionA 16-year-old Pakistani activist is made of eloquence and wisdom.
  46. kids today
    Hipster PAC Downtown 4 Democracy Eats Well With PurposeThis is how Brooklyn does political fund-raising.
  47. the internet
    What Happened to the Kony 2012 Campaign?The sequel video is due out this week.
  48. activism
    Chinese Government Says Christian Bale ‘Should Be Embarrassed’Batman vs. Chinese police, take two.
  49. occupy wall street
    Labor Unions and Leftist Groups Prepare to Join Occupy Wall Street As Protesters Settle InOld lefty guard set to stand with the kids.
  50. ai weiwei
    Ai Weiwei Reveals Details of His Difficult IncarcerationPolice told him: “Now it’s time for us to give you trouble.”
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