Gender & Sexuality

A Different Kind of Gender War: Period Poverty During Conflict

“My period, my rules” is a trailblazing health initiative that offers reusable menstruation products (a menstrual…

The Reality of PrEP for Black Women: The Provider Disconnect

A recent New York Times article highlighted that of the more than 39 million people living with…

Double Edge Sword: The Reality of Being a Woman of Color Consultant

A federal appeals court recently blocked Fearless Fund’s grant program from awarding funding to Black-women-run…

Stop racially-biased attention when dealing with sexual harassment cases of women of color

Recently “Days of Our Lives” star Arianne Zucker sued former co-executive producer Albert Alarr, accusing him of…

Barbie and Oppenheimer At The Oscars: Why They Are Gender Binary Blockbusters

With the Oscar Awards ceremony coming up, the pairing of the films, “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” is back…

Imposter Syndrome, Like the “Strong Black Woman” Trope, Hurts Us.

Imposter Syndrome (IS), is a term initially meant to deconstruct erroneous feelings of inadequacy, often…

When the abuser wears a mask

Not long ago, the actor Jonathan Majors was found guilty of misdemeanor assault and harassment for his treatment…

I am a real-life double exceptional high-achieving autistic woman. My life is not like ‘The Big Bang Theory’

“You can’t sit there; that’s my spot!” yells The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper. As…

The Imperative of Trans Solidarity in Red States

This year has seen an unprecedented wave of almost 500 anti-trans and anti-LGBTQ bills that…

Crisis Pregnancy Centers Are A Threat, Even if You Don’t Want An Abortion

Reproductive rights advocates have long been warning people seeking abortion of the dangers of crisis…

Home At Last: How I Found My Queer Arab Community

I recently walked into a Chicago tea bar in the Andersonville neighborhood to watch a…

Girls should be free to make messes and keep the science tidy

This October, astronomy enthusiasts in the northern hemisphere can spot a comet first seen by Pierre…

It’s Time to Prioritize The Care Economy

We’re just a few weeks away from the world’s first International Day of Care and…

Back To School? Working Moms Feel Brunt of Pressure

It is back-to-school season, but for many mamas, it’s way more than that. It’s pressure.…

Misogyny is Fatal: Abortion Bans & Maternal Mortality

Last weekend marked the one-year anniversary of the Dobbs legislation that overturned Roe v. Wade, severely limiting access to…