The White House continues to move in dangerous directions, and we’re starting to feel more and more like that meme of the dog who says everything is fine while everything around him is on fire. Sigh. At least we’ve got some badass mamas to celebrate and talk about.
First up, the protests in Venezuela have been breaking my heart for weeks. I feel eternally grateful to these women for fighting back against an elitist, oppressive regime.
Next, we have photography that demands more inclusivity from Southern communities.
Alice Newell-Hanson, i-D
“What it’s like to attend a conference that shouldn’t have to exist- the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Conference, where participants offer support and harrowing stories of their careers.”
Bethany Jean Clement, The Seattle Times
Our current favorite Georgia woman does.not.back.down.
Matt Apuzzo and Emmarie Huetteman, The New York Times
And neither do these students.
Aria Bendix, The Atlantic
Revolutionary work that reminds us we have to look out for one another or else no one will.
Florence Wilkinson, Broadly
A little throwback in honor of the upcoming Wonder Woman movie.
Kristen Lopez, Remezcla
“[It] will explore the women and girls who love Star Wars, but on a larger level, it will be about how women “find these fantastic and rich ways to survive and thrive,” in the midst of marginalization.”
Andrew Liptak, The Verge
In case you needed another reminder to keep calling Nathan Deal and lobbying against Georgia’s anti-immigration legislation.
Jeremy Redmon, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Erin White, AFROPUNK
And in honor of the upcoming holiday, here’s a look at the different struggles women face to be able to parent and raise their kids in safe environments.
Dani McClain, The Nation
Katelyn Burns, Romper
Kathryn Joyce, Cosmopolitan
Barbara Sostaita, Feministing