We produce and uplift media—and media makers—rooted in dignity, equality, and respect.

Our Mission

Breakthrough is a global human rights organization driving the culture change we need to build a world in which all people live with dignity, equality, and respect. We do this using a potent mix of media, arts, and tech with an intersectional feminist approach.

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We can’t achieve immigration justice without gender justice, too

In recent weeks, we’ve faced an onslaught of stories about the human rights abuses being perpetrated at our southern border. Detention centers where children, forcibly ...
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Meet The Unsung Heroes of the #MeToo Movement: ‘It’s Powerful to Be Honored’

Long before the "#MeToo era" was given a name, activists worked tirelessly with and for survivors of sexual violence to make change and help people ...
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Anti-Abortion Misogyny: It’s Never About the Children

Last Thursday, while driving my fifteen-year-old daughter to school, she asked, “Mom, why do men hate women?” We had been discussing Alabama’s anti-abortion legislation, and she ...
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Marked dance project Defies Gravity

Artists and cultural workers are pivotal contributors to social change. They are catalysts who help us to imagine communities rooted in equity and radical love. Breakthrough ...
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