“So, are menstrual bags good, or are they bad? Do they empower women, or further constrict them? It becomes obvious that this is not a zero-sum game, and Moore illuminates the coexistence of multiple conflicting truths.”
A photo of a mountain range from space made me cry, where’s the porn in sex ed, Gina Rodriguez overload, Sarah Paulson might be doing a thing MAYBE ok no one knows yet, Gaycation Season 2, and so much more!
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 NFL has a new action plan for players who commit domestic violence, but it’s not clear how much action it really calls for.
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.
Although the E3 convention has brought us some great news about women in video games, Ubisoft is stealing the show with it’s steadfast reluctance to include women in it’s games.
“Our fear of being dismissed or not believed is so strong that sometimes we need to wait for an unequivocally misogynistic event to talk about it all, just so we can be sure that those around us are at least starting off from a place of understanding that yes, this happens. There’s a hope that when the danger to women’s lives was so recently demonstrated, there will be more receptivity in listening to our experiences of how that danger functions and is allowed to prosper.”
Men seem to think that the gaming world belongs only to them. However, as more and more women are playing, designing and reviewing video games people are finally seeing how ridiculous and outdated the gaming community sounds when it tries to keep them out.
Dr. Ben Barres, an openly trans scientist, is on a mission to end gender discrimination in the sciences.
Katie Roiphe thinks that some women writers are too quick to call “sexism” in interviews. We’re not so sure.
“It’s easy for us to say that we don’t participate in the patriarchy because we are women, or because we have been women, that we have known what it’s like to be objectified, oppressed, fetishized. The thing is that we queers can perpetuate rape culture just as much as the next frat boy…”
We often talk about the different ways we as a community can reclaim words, but what about when an individual actually does it?
Not into all the transphobia that radfems have to offer? Enter the Radfem Scorpion!