The Combahee River Collective’s Black Feminist Statement turns 40 this year, along with the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA).
I was born in Dominica, a small island of just over 71,000 people in the Caribbean that many people have never heard of.
In the past few years, the links between art and gentrification have been at the center of many conversations in Los Angeles.
The U.S. was founded as a rape culture. But we’re not supposed to talk about that. verybusypeople / Creative Commons This land has been used for the predation of women since men first stepped off ships in 1492 and immediately began raping indigenous women.
“I wouldn’t have missed this revolution, not for love or money,” said Phyllis Chesler as she addressed the crowd of mourners.
Why have there been no great women artists? It’s an irritating question, one intended to diminish. But as Linda Nochlin coolly proved nearly half a century ago, even academic inquiry can be an act of revolution.
In the heart of the Brooklyn Museum, between Picasso’s “Woman in Gray” and Monet’s rippled river in “Islets at Port-Villez,” landmark women from many fields traded stories on a Thursday night this October.
Survivors, allies and activists took Los Angeles by storm Sunday as they pushed back against workplace sexism and highlighted the intersections of gender-based violence and economic inequality at two different marches.
Angelika Soriano suffered her first asthma attack in the fourth grade, though she didn’t realize what it was at the time.
I have been harassed too many times to remember—on the street, on the bus, at school, at work. Elissar / Creative Commons The first time it happened was when I was in my early thirties, coming home from a work convention.
In the latest draft of the GOP’s tax reform bill, lawmakers outlined a provision that would enable the naming of fetuses as beneficiaries of 529 college savings plans. The policy, and the language accompanying it, could codify the anti-abortion notion of “personhood” into law.
Welcome to the Feminist Fix, our weekly round-up of news and other links you won’t wanna miss! Brad Hagan / Creative Commons Feminist News Women have continued to come forward about rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment by powerful men—including Congressional candidate Roy Moore and comedian Louis C.K.
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Google, Facebook and Twitter were hauled in front of Congress last week to explain how Russian bots were able to spread fake news on their platforms.
“I envy your freedom,” I say to my wife’s nephew. Confusion flickers in his blue eyes. He’s a slouched statue, a blond David—plus jeans, plaid shirt, modest goatee—come to life.
Last month in El Salvador, 26-year-old Beatriz Garcia, a survivor of the abortion war, succumbed to the larger war that is the daily struggle for survival among poor women.
On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the 2016 elections, voters across the country delivered historic wins for women candidates.
Neha Misra is a social entrepreneur, poet and visual folk artist with a deep belief in the power of human imagination and action to create new realities.
In the wake of the sexual harassment and abuse accusations against Harvey Weinstein levied by nearly 60 women, many are asking why it took so long to bring to light the systemic sexual assault of women in the entertainment and music industry—an epidemic insiders saw as “an open secret.” Liz Lemon / Creative Commons It certainly isn’t news that Hollywood culture is a sexist one, nor is it surprising to know that a rich and powerful industry leader could be a serial abuser.
I recently sat down with esteemed feminist critic Laura Briggs to talk about her new book, How All Politics Became Reproductive Politics: From Welfare Reform to Foreclosure to Trump.