Environmental advocates are asking the EPA to take a stand on reproductive justice
Activists want the agency's new office for environmental justice to make the health of pregnant people, which is threatened by a changing climate and pollutants, an explicit priority.
In Florida, these Black women see the fight for abortion access as part of a greater struggle for their safety
Advocacy coalition Black in Repro is training women to lobby legislators, educate their communities and build alliances.
The Buffalo shooting left kids reeling. In a new podcast, they tell their own stories.
“Buffalo Extreme,” a three-episode podcast by NPR, chronicles the aftermath of the Buffalo shooting through a cheer gym, painting a different picture of what healing can look like for Black girls.
Overwhelming majority of straight Americans back LGBTQ+ rights, new GLAAD survey finds
An estimated 91 percent of respondents in the annual “Accelerating Acceptance” report said LGBTQ+ people should live free of discrimination.
‘It’s about fairness’: What the second gentleman had to say about economic mobility at our annual summit
The 19th brought together activists, philanthropists, and the public and private sector — as well as our audience — for robust discussions about this work.
More AAPI women are becoming federal judges, but barriers remain in the rise to the bench
As the number of Asian Americans grows, so does their political influence, but advocates are continuing to push for increased representation in the pipeline toward judgeship.
ACLU sues over Nebraska law that combines restrictions on gender-affirming care and abortion
The law allowed a 12-week abortion ban to take effect immediately and sets limits on gender-affirming care for youth to take effect in October.
Can Americans really make a free choice about dying?
In a country that treats disabled people like expensive burdens and that teaches people to hate and fear disabilities, activists argue that true bodily autonomy is not possible.
Judy Chu — the first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress — reflects on history-making career
She started out in politics to better represent the Asian-American community. Thirty-five years later, she continues to fight against hate and advocate for the marginalized.
Anti-trans laws are targeting autistic youth and those with mental health conditions
States are suggesting doctors withhold gender-affirming care from autistic youth or to ensure symptoms of depression and ADHD are “resolved."
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