Miriam Felicia Curci

The Democrats Need to Prepare for the Supreme Court to Overturn ‘Roe v. Wade’

“Biden has promised to codify abortion rights should the new, more conservative court overturn Roe. It’s a solution that sounds good but is far from sufficient. […] Biden is hardly alone. Most of the Democrats who ran in the primary, including vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, supported the idea of “codifying Roe v. Wade.” The […]

Caitlin Moran: ‘Every few years, I reread How To Be A Woman and marvel at what I got wrong’

“Masturbation, pornography, pubic hair, abusive relationships, wonky tits, menstruation, eating disorders, abortion, the madness of expensive weddings, sexism in the workplace, the pressure to have children, binge-drinking, the pain of childbirth, the joy of life as a modern woman: when I wrote How To Be A Woman in 2011, these were pretty novel subjects, because […]

19 Black Feminist Books You Need In Your Library

“I never realized the importance of Black feminist books and literature until I was an adult. I simply didn’t understand Black feminism until I was much older. I believe my first introduction to Black feminism was Assata Shakur’s autobiography. Reading about her life and how she found political asylum in Cuba impacted me so much […]

Masculinity As Radical Selfishness: Rebecca Solnit on the Maskless Men of the Pandemic

“I grew up with the old axiom “my right to swing my arm ends where your nose begins,” which is about balancing personal freedom with the rights of others and one’s own obligation to watch out for those rights. The maliciously gendered rhetoric of the National Rifle Association, the incels and pick-up artist subcultures, Trumpism, […]

MPC Webinar: Gender Based Violence and Migration in Times of Covid-19. Perspectives from across the globe

1 July 2020 at 15:00 The current health crisis has exposed and deepened existing inequalities; and it is a crisis that is, in many ways, gendered. Many essential (migrant) workers are female. The crisis has also greatly exacerbated women’s vulnerability to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Unemployment, economic downturn, and restricted mobility in the wake […]