While men of all colors perpetrate street harassment, addressing it in communities of color calls for specific intra-community solutions rather than broad condemnations of male privilege.
A lot of women went through a lot of shit so you could vote, so shut up and do it.
Although the nation’s highest offices have been sought by many badass women, we have yet to win. It’s enough to make me wish we could go back in time and vote for, well, these chicks.
The conference price tag is pretty hefty, and it can be a stretch to land in New York City on a budget because you want to light your inner fire with sage wisdom and motivational quips. But it’s okay! There’s a free stream of the whole thing!
In which we learn about matrices, intersectionality, and why oppression only works in one direction.
It’s On Us could potentially fill the gap between activists and their administrations, creating cultural demand for the work they’ve been pioneering for years.
In which we learn about the basics of privilege, oppression, and what they have to do with each other.
Hold your horses, unicorns, and angry pack of wolverines — there’s more to this campaign than you may first assume.
This is bad feminism. And we are better for it.
“Black motherhood and bodily autonomy has been historically undermined and often robbed from Black women in numerous ways. From this country’s first visions of us as wild oversexed Jezebels able to easily produce the next generation of slaves and doting mammies, caretakers and nannies for our slave-master’s children, we haven’t been seen as individual and capable loving nurturers to children.”
A study reveals that 70% of women in STEM have been sexually harassed while doing fieldwork, and 26% report having been assaulted. It’s not hard to see how that would affect their careers.
In some Brazilian states, a gynecological test is required to prove you’re fit for a job.
“…We were publicly excluding trans* people who needed to get an abortion but were not women. We refuse to deny the existence and humanity of trans* people any longer.”
The Feminist Internet is, as usual, scrambling to decide: empowering, or not empowering? If anyone had actually been paying attention to Nicki all these years, they’d already know the answer.
Ladies lunch. Bitches brunch.
Surrogacy agencies within and without the United States are using legal loopholes to profit from poor women and women of color’s bodies.
“The the crazy lesbian herself said she was recruited and is acting to recruit. Stupid is a stupid does.”
Women’s studies. What the f*ck is that? And how the f*ck did it get that way? Let’s find out!
The first-ever public monument to survivors is hitting the road. And I am absolutely recommending that you bear witness it.
One woman’s well-intentioned crusade to end street harassment has some racially insensitive side-effects.