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'Their Intent Is To Cause Fear': Video Campaign Exposes Sexism Against Women In Politics
“It’s not accidental" that 75 percent of officeholders are men, former Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) says in the video.
'Jokes' About Shooting A Woman Are Anything But
Words matter, especially when they come from a presidential nominee.
Political Correctness and Bigotry
Founder, Leadership for a Responsible Society
Where "political correctness" goes too far, the solution is "correct politics" -- civic engagement that is ethical, respectful and honorable. That is what anyone running for president should demonstrate and demand.
Equality Should Not Be the Only Interchangeable Word With Feminism
Feminist, writer, Beyoncé enthusiast
Solely using this terminology, especially as a way to recruit new feminists, is contributing to the growth of white feminism: the exclusion of women who do not identify with the gender binary, non-Western women and women of color from the mainstream movement.
I Was Lucky
What were they all thinking? Oh yes, I know, that they owned me, that I was theirs forever and always and they could do whatever the f*ck they wanted to me.
Mansplaining or Male Muting: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Mariya Parodi is a Russia-born, US-raised human rights and hum...
A mansplainer assumes a woman knows less than he does. A male muter assumes a woman knows less than he does and thus feels no need to explain.
How Many More Women Like Savita Halappanavar Should We Tolerate?
Feminist, writer, and satirist (not always in that order)
I do not doubt in the least that Cardinal Dolan and the Bishops take their task with the utmost seriousness and compassion. But, ethics are informed by experience and, as such, their ethics will remain fatally flawed and their conclusions fatally unjust.
Of Mother's Day And Misogyny
Author, 'Songs for the New Depression', 'Gifts Not Yet Given'
An event recently occurred that I've yet to shake. Someone insinuated that I hate women, and although I'd never remotely thought that to be the case, as we approach Mother's Day I ironically find myself pondering how I feel about the opposite sex.
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