I’ve had more than my fill this year of heartbreaking commentary about the movement for women’s rights from people I assumed were, well, on my level. And the one thing which unites them all is that they’re white women, and their comments exemplify what’s wrong with White Feminism.
The Pentagon plans to lift their ban on trans people serving in the military, Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns, the FBI reports Dylann Roof was able to buy a gun because of a background check flaw and more news stories.
The South Carolina state Senate voted to remove the Confederate flag off capitol grounds, trans people in California can be identified with the correct gender on their death certificates, ICANN’s new proposal might make doxxing easier and more news stories!
The reaction to EA’s decision to include women’s teams in FIFA ’16 is just one variant in the globally sexist world associated with Fédération Internationale de Football Association. The entire culture is fundamentally sexist, from its chauvinist president to its executive committee officials, all the way down to the dudes that play their video games.
Bernie Sanders, long-serving independent, is running for President as a Democrat, what the #talkpay hashtag is all about, May Day protests around the world and more news!
“If you shoot a sex scene on the night before your birthday, they’re like, ‘Hurry up! Hurry up!’ because they think your vagina is going to turn into a hermit crab.”
“I didn’t even tell her when the notes started getting specific. Someone calling out my “crossed eyes” in a Tumblr ask. My “pocked skin” in an email. My “hillbilly teeth” on Twitter.”
How many times do we have to tell these stories before they become real — before we all agree that this is a problem, and more than that, agree to do something about it?
Gov. Mike Pence can’t give us a straight answer, good news for Ferguson protestors, Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit and more news for you!
The death of trans teen activist Blake Brockington, good legislative news for same-sex parents in Maryland, Roy Moore says something regrettable, Ellen Pao takes sexism in venture capitalism to court, and more!
Gay districts are safer, more open and more profitable than ever before, but for whom?
The current body of social psychological work on gender bias in STEM has disappointingly (but not unsurprisingly) focused almost exclusively on the experiences of white women. This study does better.
This is a women’s issue because our sisters are being impacted directly, and because they’ve been harassed, beaten, raped, and killed by cops for centuries.
Not everything science has given us has made our lives better.
People surviving street harassment around the world have options. Who knew! 200 plus pages of options, in fact. But one truth remains: all the laws and policies around street harassment haven’t made it disappear.
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.
Sofia Vergara was literally put on a pedestal, and Modern Family beat Orange Is The New Black.
A new survey shows that adult women are one of the largest demographics when it comes to who plays video games.
Studies and stories show that women don’t get the freedom to be both the mothers and the workers they want to be.
The cumulative effect of media coverage on pregnancy paints a pretty warped picture: that pregnant people are the number one health threat to their future children.