Stories about Activism

A terrible week at the Supreme Court — and it could get even worse

Attacks on immigrants, labor, Muslims, are a prelude to a defining battle over Trumps's next nominee

Arts Forecast: Gray Area Festival lineup, Laborfest, Fillmore Jazz Fest…

Pink Flamingos, Stereo Argento, The Go-Go's, All Day I Dream, and more this week—plus a protest against family separations at the border.

Screen Grabs: Jaws, RGB, Leave No Trace …

"Black Panthers in '68," Damsel, Breath, and more in cinemas this week. Plus, details on how you can help save Opera Plaza Cinemas.

Sex workers organize national anti-SESTA/FOSTA protests Saturday

Backers of the new law say it will curb sex trafficking—but the effect on sex workers and an open Internet has already been calamitous.

Chilean feminists take over 14 university campuses in response to accusations of sexual assault

Radical currents sweep the country—could they bring long-awaited justice for Chilean women? A report from Santiago.

Party Radar: Sapphic pleasures, Lynchian delights, an indie Hotline …

... Juana, Nickodemus, KlangKeuntsler, J.Phlip, Rave Against the Machine, Daddy Issues, and more hot parties this week.

Sharen Hewitt, force of nature and grandmother to hundreds of activists, is dead

She took care of so many, for so long, and fought for so much. She will be sorely missed

‘The Third Muslim’ highlights queer faith, art, resilience

New show at SOMArts focuses on artists whose identities have 'pushed them to the margins of the margins.'

Sunday’s Howard Zinn Book Fair envisions “The World We Want”

Inspired by the great peoples' historian, the fourth HZBF presents an astonishing array of social justice-oriented speakers, workshops, and exhibitors.

Unlikely coalition demands better cannabis law

Both sides of the progressive/moderate political divide were in agreement that the current cannabis legislation is a mess