activism

A 71-hour wait for a historic case: Talking with the people who camped out to hear the Supreme Court debate LGBTQ rights

Activists on opposing sides of the issue sat and slept next to each other — and dealt with sprinklers that went off at 4 a.m.

‘Am I going to be next?’: Dallas activists react to the latest attack in a string of violence against transgender women of color

After two high-profile murders of black trans women in Dallas this summer, another transgender woman was shot last week

We come from different nations and generations, but we’re allies in the climate fight. Here’s why we’re optimistic.

We face big challenges, but we’re not demoralized

Take a look at the new leaders of climate activism. They’re teenage girls.

‘Something different is happening here. We have a new wave of contention in society that’s being led by women.’

‘How dare you?’: At U.N. climate summit, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg rebukes world leaders

‘You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words’

California colleges could soon be required to offer the abortion pill. In conservative communities like this one, activists are pushing back.

Bakersfield, Calif., is known as ‘California’s final fortress of conservative thought’

The Women’s March made activist Rachel Cargle famous. Two years later, she’s calling out racial injustices within feminism.

‘I refuse to listen to white women cry about something,’ Cargle says

A ‘Sesame Street’ Muppet has given autistic children a role model. Now, she’s at the center of controversy.

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network cut ties with the show after it partnered with Autism Speaks

Hurricanes used to be named after women. Until these feminists stepped in.

In another time, Dorian could have been Danielle

After two weeks at sea, climate activist Greta Thunberg makes landfall

The 16-year-old said the journey, which did not produce any carbon, was ‘overwhelming’