Misogyny, Meaning and the Fight to Stop Kavanaugh

The fight to stop the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is a fight for meaning—and the narrative of this country’s future.

“A Complete Sham”: The FBI’s Report on Brett Kavanaugh Sparks Feminist Outcry and Action

“The most notable part of this report,”remarked Senator Dianne Feinstein, “is what’s not in it.” 

Americans Believe Christine Blasey Ford—and Want to #CancelKavanaugh

Voters today believe Ford is honest by a wide margin—59 to 25 percent—and in numbers much higher than those who believe Kavanaugh to be telling the truth, and nearly half of Americans are now opposed to his confirmation.

We Were the Class of 1982

I graduated from high school the same year as Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee accused of sexual assault by multiple women. I came up in the same culture. Now, I can’t help but find myself looking back.

We Must Stop Brett Kavanaugh—and End the Toxic Culture of Male Fury

Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham, among others, are betting they can mobilize a party of angry white men to rally behind one of their own—and help them perpetuate a toxic culture designed to hold women back.

We Are All Feminists Now

In the wake of the Kavanaugh fallout, how can we not feel the fierce urgency of feminism?

Connie Chung is Telling Her #MeToo Story in Solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford

“I am writing to you because I know that exact dates, exact years are insignificant,” Chung declares in an open letter to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “We remember exactly what happened to us and who did it to us. We remember the truth forever.”

Dear Sister(s): On Brett Kavanaugh, Kindness and What Women are Imagining

What can I offer you? Hugs, cards, flowers, texts? Hope? No can do, not today. But what I can offer is a fight.

How #MeToo Changed Brett Kavanaugh’s Narrative

In the age of #MeToo, Kavanaugh and his compatriots on the Senate Judiciary Committee had to find a new way to discredit survivors. 

The Bad Optics of Bad Representation at the Kavanaugh Hearings

When the all-male cohort of Republican Senators on the Judiciary Committee brought in a female prosecutor to question Dr. Christine Blasey Ford last week, they demonstrated their inability to speak to women.

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