Journalists operate in an increasingly unstable industry, entirely too dependent on secret Facebook and Google algorithms, the whims of reckless and shitty media executives, and a landscape littered with fake news. Regardless of what some prominent white dudes say, unions really are the best way for workers to advocate for fair pay, sick leave, and other essential protections.

“We believe that unionizing is the best way, and the feminist answer, to address our workplace issues,” the staff wrote in its announcement—a statement Jezebel wholeheartedly endorses. All women’s media should unionize.