We live in a society in which inequality is deepening – in this context, our words can have real and pernicious effects.
A research team of youth climate activists and academics is examining how environmentalists learn about solidarity and justice.
Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, says power and privilege can have a lot to do with who feels comfortable declaring #MeToo. Let's be aware of this power division.
Last year, the word 'intersectionality' hit the mainstream at the Golden Globes as actors attempted to raise awareness for #MeToo and #TimesUp. But what exactly does intersectionality mean?
The latest offering from playwright Nakkiah Lui illustrates just how ripe our political class are for satirical representation.
The term initially focussed on the intersection between race and gender, but more recent uses have extended to include
sexuality, gender diversity and disability.
The success of the women's movement shows the importance of international solidarity.
Any movement against sexual assault must take into account historical, state-sanctioned violence against black women in the US that goes back centuries.
Racism affects us emotionally and physically. Prof. Roberta K. Timothy offers eight ways to strategically empower and care for oneself when dealing with everyday racism.
Although fewer black women were lynched in the US than men, their stories have been marginalized. Will a new memorial in Alabama help make their sacrifices known?
Speaking up and telling the truth is important, but we need to be mindful that it is risky, far from safe for all victims and survivors.
Not everyone won the vote in 1918, and not everyone is living their best life now.
Both female beauty icons posted 'problematic' tweets about the Israel-Palestine conflict in 2014. But they weren't received the same way.
Why haven't feminists noted that the film is too Western and too white?
Dallas Rogers speaks with Alanna Kamp on how racism and sexism has excluded lives and experiences of Chinese-Australian women from our historical record.
The foundation founded by Nelson Mandela in 1999 has done a major revision - it has written off most of his reign as comprising "grand symbolic gestures".
The massacre at an Orlando gay club is a savage reminder that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people still face harsh prejudice in America and lack full equal protections under the law.
No one is only their sex or only their race or only their sexual orientation. Social psychologists are starting to investigate how people of multiple minority groups are perceived.