Graphic designer and illustrator Micah Bazant is an “artivist” whose work goes beyond political propaganda.
Author: Taja Lindley
Artist at Work: Maria Maria Acha-Kutscher, Feminist Visual Artist
A Peruvian artist based in Madrid, Acha-Kutscher is making visible the ways in which women worldwide have fought—and are fighting—to transform the conditions and circumstances of their communities.
Artist at Work: Melissa Madera, Historian and Creator of the Abortion Diary Podcast
Madera’s podcast offers an intimacy and authenticity not often found in public conversations around abortion.
This is What Naked Power Looks Like
This is the time-honored tradition of burlesque, and it is unexpectedly on the frontlines of resistance against racism, objectification, and gender injustice.
I’m a black woman; that doesn’t mean I have a bomb in my hair
My hair is a critical part of my self-expression, my artistic practice, a celebration of my heritage and my connection to spirit. So when TSA runs their dirty-ass latex gloves through my hair, it’s an insult. It’s racist. And it needs to stop.
How Reality TV Tackles the Issue of Black Incarceration
“Even though I was physically free, mentally I was locked up too,” says Papoose. “Being forced to see my wife suffer every day, year after year, is a level of confinement by itself.”
Queering Sex Ed: What You Need to Know About Sex Between Women
It’s frustrating. Queer sex isn’t uncommon. So why is it so challenging to find the information we need to take care of our sexual health?
Exam Rooms and Bedrooms: Navigating Queer Sexual Health
I kept emphasizing that I have sex with women, and she kept not answering my questions, dodging them, and responding without directly taking on what I asked her.
One of New York’s 2.7 Million Uninsured Asks: Will I Finally Be Able to Afford Health Insurance?
Those of us who are uninsured aren’t ignoring our health—we’re making the best of what’s available.
Pleasure Politics Part I: Employment, Economic Justice and the Erotic
systemic inequality makes pleasurable work more accessible for some than others.