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Delivering The Royal Baby Cost Less Than Having A Non-Royal Baby In The U.S.

As you are likely well aware, the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to her third child earlier this week, and now I'm even more jealous of William and Kate's picture-perfect family — especially after seeing Duchess's flawless post-birth appearance. Wit…
By Ayana Lage

9 Movies Out This Year Starring WOC That'll Inspire You To Fight For What's Right

When we talk about inspiring stories on-screen, women of color often get left behind. But it's so important to highlight the diverse tales of Black, Latina, Asian, Arab, Native American, and other women from around the world, whether it's by document…
By Amen Oyiboke

9 Things To Say To Someone Who Doesn’t Recycle (Yet)

If you're a recycling devotee, there are few things more frustrating than going to every effort to make your household as recycling-friendly as possible, only to turn round and see your roommate throwing their plastic bottles and cans in the trash. I…
By James Loke Hale

I’m Risking Arrest The Day After Earth Day For This Important Reason

Lee Ziesche is a filmmaker and organizer working with Seeding Sovereignty to tell the stories of communities fighting to stop the expansion of fossil fuels. In this op-ed, she explains how she uses her activism to campaign for renewable energy. In Ma…
By Lee Ziesche

5 Myths About Recycling That Need To Be Shut Down

Do you have nightmares that the planet is going to end up like the wasteland of Wall-E, with mountains of waste and an arid desert landscape uninhabitable by humans? Climate change is continuing its trudge onwards, and unless we take action soon, tha…
By JR Thorpe

7 Easy Steps You Can Take To Bring Recycling To Your Office

Recycling is becoming more and more commonplace, but it still isn't everywhere: According to the Environmental Protection Agency, we only recycle around 35 percent of our daily waste, when we could be recycling much more — and that includes our in wo…
By JR Thorpe

7 Things Millennials Want Gen Z To Know About Feminism

The generational follow-up to millennials has been a long time coming, but only recently got a full-fledged definition — Generation Z, according to the Pew Center, is officially anyone born after 1996. And while you could make the case that this is p…
By JR Thorpe

13 Docs Streaming Right Now That'll Help You Understand What's Going On In The World

Right now, we're all experiencing a major case of information overload. We turn on the news and see images from the Syrian civil war, with different groups trying to seize control of the country. Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, Facebook C…
By Amen Oyiboke

Girl Scouts In The NYC Shelter System Are Selling Cookies Online & Here’s How To Support Them

Considering every cent of the money raised by Girl Scout cookie sales benefits your local council and troops, it's easy to excuse buying those five (okay, ten) boxes of Thin Mints when cookie season rolls around. While you are definitely supporting a…
By James Loke Hale

I Saw The Wage Gap Spread From Mother To Daughter — Here’s How I’m Stopping The Cycle

I worked for the federal government during high school. I think I probably started working when I was a sophomore. From early on, I had to work to try to make ends meet to try to help out my family. All I recall is just pay day. That’s about it. I re…
By Letitia James

3 Books About Equal Pay To Help You Better Understand The Scope Of The Issue

Another Equal Pay Day, another year where women are still grappling with the realities of the wage gap. For those unaware, Equal Pay Day symbolizes the date women must work full time up until to make the same amount that men made working full time th…
By Kerri Jarema

79% Of People Working In Publishing Are White — But This Editor Is Trying To Change That

For Patrice Caldwell, books and activism go hand in hand. The founder of the organization People of Color in Publishing — which started as a closed Facebook group for people of color who are working or want to work within book publishing — works each…
By Kerri Jarema

This 19-Year-Old Was Bullied As A Kid — So She Wrote A Survival Guide For Others Like Her

Like so many kids in middle and high school, Aija Mayrock was bullied. She was harassed both in person and online from ages 8 to 16. She received hate mail and death threats from people she had never even met. But Mayrock knew that she wasn't the onl…
By Charlotte Ahlin

16 Tweets From The #WomensMarch2018 That Show The Resistance Is Here To Stay

Frustrated with the Trump administration and fired up by the #MeToo movement, scores of women's rights advocates took to the streets on Saturday to march in honor of the one-year anniversary of the Women's March on Washington. And these tweets from #…
By Morgan Brinlee

These Twin Sisters Have A Powerful Message About Making Sure Your Resistance Includes All Women

In just a few days, many people will be heading to the second annual Women’s March on the one-year anniversary of last year's. Though the first year under the Trump administration has been tumultuous and downright scary at times for marginalized comm…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

11 Feminist Reading Resolutions To Inform Your Resistance In 2018

If your yearly book loving habits look anything like mine, chances are you’ve already got a few (or, like, a couple dozen) reading resolutions lined up for 2018. Some of my personal favorites from past years include: reading more books (although, who…
By E. Ce Miller

3 Things You Need To Fight For In 2018, Because The Resistance Has Unfinished Business

I'm not going to lie, I like to argue. And you know what? I'm good at it. I take on Donald Trump and his terrible policies for a living, and I'm not afraid to go head-to-head with any of his minions. And do you know why I'm not scared? I worked in th…
By Karine Jean-Pierre

This Is An Essential Reading List For Anyone Who Cares About Equality

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in this post-2016 election climate, it’s that equality means something different for nearly everybody — perhaps explaining why achieving that state of equality: between women and men, races and ethnicities, immigrant…
By E. Ce Miller

George Clooney’s Harvey Weinstein Comments Call For Everyone To Take Action

The biggest news in Hollywood currently are the sexual assault allegations against producer Harvey Weinstein. While actors like Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence have come out and said something about the allegations, many of their male A-List count…
By Stephanie Downs

14 Berkeley Rally Against Hate Signs That Will Inspire Your Next Piece Of Resistance Art

The latest public political feud went down Sunday night in Berkeley, California as left and right-wing protesters clashed in the city's historic Martin Luther King Civic Center Park. Even though the violence at the rally became the primary narrative,…
By Cate Carrejo