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  • Brea Baker About ‘I Can’t Focus on Abortion Access if My People Are Dying’

    Some Gen Z and millennial women said they viewed abortion rights as important but less urgent than other social justice causes. Others said racial disparities in reproductive health must be a focus.

  • When Political Theater Ditches the Disguises of Fiction

    When Kristina Wong asks that question in her one-woman show “Kristina Wong for Public Office,” streamable through Nov. 29 from the Center Theater Group, she isn’t just referring to the way she, a “self-obsessed, kind of naïve” West Coast performance…

  • The Work Diary of Blair Imani, ‘Herstory’ Historian

    Her “Smarter in Seconds” Instagram videos feature bite-size lessons — and a kaleidoscopic array of hijabs.

  • ‘I Can’t Focus on Abortion Access if My People Are Dying’

    Some Gen Z and millennial women said they viewed abortion rights as important but less urgent than other social justice causes. Others said racial disparities in reproductive health must be a focus.

  • Theater to Stream: Kristina Wong Runs for Office and ‘Oedipus El Rey’

    Watch a theater maker’s story of becoming an elected official, Greek tragedies transposed to Chicano America and Daniel Kitson’s tour of the ghostly empty theaters of Britain.

  • How Hate Gets Counted

    DO American Sikhs count?

  • It’s Not This Muslim Comedian’s Job to Open Your Mind

    In November, a few days after the election, I got a call from a television producer, inviting me to be on her popular variety show.

  • The Boys Are Not All Right

    I used to have this one-liner: “If you want to emasculate a guy friend, when you’re at a restaurant, ask him everything that he’s going to order, and then when the waitress comes … order for him.” It’s funny because…

  • The Real Naked Selfies Are Coming

    Lux Alptraum argues that the surfacing of a nude photo says nothing about a young woman’s talent or skills and everything about those attempting shame her through an extreme violation of her privacy.

  • Weighing the Ethics of Artificial Wombs

    With 3-D printing, lab-grown organs and lifelike prosthetic limbs, science creeps ever nearer to replicating the parts and functions of the human body.

  • Breaking the Salary Sharing Taboo

    Late last spring, Amy Nelson, chief executive and founder of the Riveter, a business that offers feminist-minded co-working spaces, sat down for a meeting with her chief marketing officer, Kerry Murphy.

  • ‘Well-Read Black Girl’ Is Bigger Than Glory Edim

    In college at Howard University, Glory Edim “was reading bell hooks or Toni Cade Bambara or Audre Lorde or Pat Parker — all these women have helped shape my own sense of self-worth,” she said.

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