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What if Instead of Calling People Out, We Called Them In?

Prof. Loretta J. Ross is combating cancel culture with a popular class at Smith College. […] Nyla Conaway, 19, remembers being “called out” for changing her profile picture on Instagram in solidarity for … something. She can’t quite remember what for, only that an older student she didn’t know told her it was a scam. […]

‘Women’s Work’ Can No Longer Be Taken for Granted

“New Zealand is pursuing a century-old idea to close the gender pay gap: not equal pay for equal work, but equal pay for work of equal value”. […] Last week, as Americans were obsessing over the results of the presidential election, a New Zealand law aimed at eliminating pay discrimination against women in female-dominated occupations went […]

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, […]