The draft opinion that leaked from the Supreme Court on May 2 threatens to take away abortion rights from women around the country, but it’s about more than just the right to care for our bodies. Women’s right to choose what they do with their […]
A brief history of implicit bias and racism when it comes to treating women of color’s pain, and what we can do to stop it. By Abigail Bassett AUG 26, 2021 From maternal mortality to breast cancer survival to mental health treatment, healthcare outcomes for women […]
Here’s how the medical system needs to change to support women of color who have children. From maternal mortality to breast cancer survival to mental health treatment, healthcare outcomes for women of color in the U.S. can be challenging. Shondaland decided to take a deep […]
Women of color face big challenges when trying to get treatment for mental health issues. But change is underway. f you struggle with mental-health issues, you know how difficult it can be to find the right help. It not only takes a tremendous amount of […]
Before the widespread adoption of the internet, power dynamics were primarily constrained to real-world locations: the office, the dinner table, and the bedroom. In the modern era, amplified by algorithms and social media clout, power dynamics have shifted, changed, and impacted our society and culture […]
As resilient and strong as we like to believe our children to be, this pandemic has been difficult for us all. When schools and businesses first closed, it may have felt like a momentary blip on the trajectory of time. Now, nearly 11 months later, […]
Rouse has been nominated to chair President Biden’s Council of Economic Advisers. Here’s what she brings to the table. Cecilia Rouse has spent more than 30 years studying the economics of labor markets. She’s focused much of her work on the topic, specifically as it […]
From taking to social media to speaking to the press, medical professionals are committed to ensuring people take coronavirus seriously. 2020 has seen tumultuous times — pandemic, civil unrest, and economic downturn. But, thankfully, folks from all walks of life have stepped up to help […]
In July, veterans of all races organized to form a wall of protection around protestors in Portland. One organizer explains how he helped form the Wall of Vets. 2020 has seen tumultuous times — pandemic, civil unrest, and economic downturn. But, thankfully, folks from all […]
Founded in 1772, the USPS has always been a key component of American democracy. Now, it’s under severe threat. “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds,” is the motto of the […]
LGBTQ+ families trying to adopt in the U.S. still face tremendous levels of discrimination. Here’s what you can do if you think you’ve been discriminated against.
Here’s the problem with the phrase “All Lives Matter:” It’s inherently disingenuous because all lives won’t matter until Black lives matter, too.