activism

She founded Pussy Riot, served two years in a prison camp, and wrote a book — and she’s only 29

A Q&A with Russian singer Nadya Tolokonnikova

A viral photo is becoming a symbol of Sudanese women’s rights protests. Here’s why it’s so powerful.

Protests have swept through Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, in recent months

How one woman is using art to shed light on the violence facing indigenous women

A Q&A with artist Jaime Black, the creator of ‘The REDress Project’

National Women’s March group drops application to trademark name after a battle that lasted two years

The fight over who owns the words ‘women’s march’ has come to an end

She was the youngest speaker at the March for Our Lives. A year later, Naomi Wadler is still fighting gun violence.

At the rally, the 11-year-old spoke about the black girls ‘whose stories don’t make the front page’

‘Sissy’ chronicles Jacob Tobia’s journey from child assigned male at birth to genderqueer activist on the national stage

In lipstick and five o’clock shadow, Tobia is reshaping how we define gender

This advocate is bringing Shakespeare to San Francisco’s homeless community

Meghan Freebeck created a workshop on the Bard’s work. She calls it food for the soul.

Women’s rights activists in Saudi Arabia have been jailed for months. Now, their trial is set to start.

They are heading to court despite complaints they haven’t been given access to lawyers

These female journalists and activists are spending International Women’s Day behind bars

Many have been jailed for speaking out against their governments or exposing human rights violations

Black women have long fought back against sexual violence. R. Kelly’s indictment is the latest example.

For more than a century, the work black women have done in their own defense has benefited all of us