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.
“This is what happens when the patriarchy dons a cape and a cowl.”
There’s a feminist anthem out there for you. Or, rather, in here.
A New York Times cover story graphically depicts the sexual assault a student named Anna experienced when she was freshman at Hobart and William Smith colleges. It also details the pathetic excuse for a judiciary hearing she and countless survivors across the United States have encountered when reporting rape and sexual assault to their universities.
Among STEM Ph.D. holders, women and black people are leaving the field in disproportionate numbers. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to connect the dots: sexism and racism strike again, to the detriment of everyone.
“When will white feminists take collective responsibility for educating themselves? When will they understand the power at play that sings in their skins? We don’t exist in a vacuum and women of colour don’t exist to hold their hands and explain in painful detail why their behaviour continues to hurt us. Intersectional feminist politics are not for white women to co-opt as their own.”