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Matriarchy

Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts

Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, ...

In Defense of the Goddess: Speaking Out Against Honor Killing

MeiMei Fox | Posted 01.29.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

She did not feel she should hate the Druze for their tradition or put them in "The Other Box." She just wanted to understand better where and why the tradition existed -- and how it might be put to an end. Her pull to the topic was undeniably related to her own life experience.

Did Men Invent Art to Become Women? Must Women Become Men to Make Great Art?

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Imagine you are a man living amid the Paleolithic millennia. If you were seeking great rewards from beyond the mortal realm, would you mutilate yourself, or submit to an order of mutilation, to become as much a woman as would be possible to you?

Women's Art of Renewal: Carrie Mae Weems, Vanessa Beecroft, Sharon Lockhart, Catherine Opie and Lisa Yuskavage

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-08-23-Screenshot20110823at7.07.12PM.jpg Art long outlives the institutions and ideologies it is made to service.