Cristeta Comerford: The White House’s First Woman Executive Chef

This March, for Women’s History Month, the Ms. Blog is profiling Wonder Women who have made history—and those who are making history right now. Join us each day as we bring you the stories of iconic and soon-to-be-famous feminist change-makers. By now it’s no secret that professional kitchens are overflowing with machismo. From the vivid scenes described […]

Beyond the “Secularism Tic” – An Interview with Feminist Philosopher Sandra Harding

“You have to put your ideas out in public. Realize you’re never going to be 100 percent right, and trust that for now you are the least wrong you could manage to be.” When you listen to Sandra Harding speak, everything comes into focus. Her words are inspiring, empowering, an invitation to move conversations forward […]

A California College Hopes to Model Best Sexual Assault Policies

 My rapist was already on probation for sexually assaulting another woman when I  reported him.  He had admitted to sexually assaulting her and was simply put on probation.”   — survivor story, Occidental College’s OSAC website The trigger warning preceding the Survivor Stories section on the Oxy Sexual Assault Coalition (OSAC) website cautions readers that […]

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