No celebration of Women's History Month would be complete without acknowledging the extraordinary achievements of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Gilman was the most important feminist thinker in the United States.
As a child, she wrote fan-letters to famous feminists. Today, Laurie Penny is an author and journalist herself. She talked to Alexandra Schade and Julia Korbik about modern feminism and the connection between capitalism and eating disorders.
Many people have become sensitized -- even hypersensitized -- to issues of racism in this campaign, and words and attitudes are being examined and questioned. But sexism seems to go largely unnoticed or, if it is noticed, is dismissed as irrelevant.