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Young protestors fight for menstrual equity on National Period Day in Columbus, OH in 2019.

November 10, 2020

Commentary: In the Fight for Menstrual Equity, the ACLU Refuses to Bow to Objectivity

Last year, when the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) published an in-depth report headlined, “The Unequal Price of Periods: Menstrual Equity in the United States,” social media users lost their minds.

George Gascón, pictured here on the campaign trail, is Los Angeles County’s new District Attorney. [Credit: Courtesy of Max Szabo/Team Gascón]

November 6, 2020

Los Angeles Voters Say ‘Jackie Lacey Must Go,’ Pick Gascón for District Attorney

In a contentious, top-dollar race, Democratic candidate and former San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón captured the coveted D.A. seat in Los Angeles County, defeating incumbent candidate Jackie Lacey.

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris speaking with attendees at the 2019 National Forum on Wages and Working People

November 2, 2020

What Should a Female VP Sound Like? A Speech Coach Weighs In

Despite sexist “double binds,” Kamala Harris’ debate performance earlier this month was a win for women. But was it enough to win over voters?

Vendors on the boardwalk at Venice Beach

October 13, 2020

The Venice Boardwalk Isn’t a “Freak Show” Anymore: It’s a Graveyard

The Venice Boardwalk, normally frequented by naked musicians covered in gold paint, is now sparsely populated with rickety tents and mostly storefronts

Tomi Lahren speaking at event.

October 13, 2020

Opinion: Tomi Lahren Can Say Whatever She Wants, But She Is Not a Journalist

Once dubbed “White Power Barbie,” Tomi Lahren knows how to pick a fight. Recognized for her incendiary—sometimes fringe—political commentary (she once called Middle Eastern refugees “rape-u-gees”), Lahren’s rapid-fire rants have landed her a political talk show on the digital streaming service Fox Nation, along with a reputation as conservative America’s prickly sweetheart.