There's nothing inspiring or empowering about two male CEOs taking credit for a young woman's work while twisting the entire purpose from being about reproductive health to being little more than a joke. But a 20-year-old ultrafeminist scientist who's about to launch her own company? That will be something to watch.
Sun City has no idea what's coming, but they better amp up their WiFi, add tattoo artist to their spas and start training their DJs.
The fact that this conversation about rape can happen so openly on campuses and in the press is a testament to the tremendous successes of the radical feminist anti-rape movement of the early 1970s.
op culture has reduced feminism to a fight for body politics and sexual liberation only. It makes us forget about equal employment opportunities, equal access to medical health protection and benefits, sharing parenting responsibilities, and sexual assault and abuse prevention.
This university administration has an amazing opportunity to make an even better workplace for the amazing and diverse graduate student body it employs, but it seems to need a little bit of a push in that direction.
What we are really asking when we ask sexual assault victims why they stayed, why they drank, why they took the pills, is Why did you allow yourself to become prey?
Activist Judit Hatfaludi took a position with Hungary's Feminist Network to coordinate a campaign to lobby for the pro-choice bill back in the '90s. We recently caught up about the current state of women's issues in Hungary, why the annual Pride marches are no longer like jubilees, and what she does now in her current work as a shaman.
If my ability to vote and have equal pay and control my body emasculates a man, well the issue is with him, not feminists. I don't see any of these anti-feminists willing to throw away the accomplishments of feminists, and herein lies the irony.
Feminism has become the word du jour. But what's its message? Its goals? Why is it so divisive?
The feminist blogosphere has become as much a space for social activism and encouraging change as it has for people to air their opinions and comments without fear of consequence. Though online feminism has been instrumental in bringing important issues to light, others worry that it has become exclusive to a fault.
Love, Actually exemplifies a remarkable shift from a society that understood female empowerment as a systemic concern to one that interprets all feminism through the ideological lens of market-based morality.
OK, don't get me wrong. 29 was a great year. I loved it. But I have a good feeling there are going to be other years I love, too.
When I wrote Newton's Laws of Emotion, I didn't set out to create Sophia, Sir Isaac Newton's romantic interest in the film, as a role model for girls. But now that I have, I dearly hope that one day if this movie ever makes it to the big screen, a young girl will point at Sophia and say, "I want to be like her."
What do a 25-year-old woman in Dhaka, Bangladesh and an 18-year-old woman in Niamey, Niger have in common? Their lives could be threatened by destructive measures passed by the new GOP-controlled Congress.
I grew up in a very different environment than most kids. One where your backpack was filled with smocks, hardened paints, six different pairs of ball...
When I'm cuddling in bed with my non-feminist man and discussing what I'm teaching and what I'm learning and what I'm researching, all I see and know is that he loves me -- regardless of what his feminist commitments are.
She's Beautiful When She's Angry (2014) Cast includes: Rita Mae Brown, Susan Brownmiller, Kate Millet, Ellen Willis, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Alix Kates...
Not only am I still convinced that feminism has a purpose and should be discussed, but I think that initiatives for women's empowerment could hold a lot of promise for ameliorating the issues faced by persons with disabilities in the workplace.
From Kim Kardashian in Paper to Olivia Wilde breastfeeding in Glamour , people love to freak out over what women do with their bodies, how they dress them, how they share them, how many children they do or don't have with them and how they enjoy them.
Madam Secretary represents many women leaders today. Does Madam Secretary represent all women? Of course not.