Samhita Mukhopadhyay is the executive editor of Feministing.com, one of the largest feminist or social justice blogs. Her new book, Outdated: Why Dating is Ruining Your Love Life (Seal Press) […]
Author: Allison McCarthy
Queer History Month: Remembering Gloria Anzaldúa
No discussion of Queer History Month would be complete without paying homage to the woman whose multi-disciplinary approach to queer theory, Chicano/a studies, gender, cultural theory, spirituality and aesthetics transformed the feminist […]
The Revolution Starts at Home
It started as a zine, but then it turned into something more. The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities, a new anthology released by South End […]
Dear Reese Witherspoon: All Girls Are ‘Good Girls’
On Sunday night, Reese Witherspoon, an Oscar winner, accepted a very different kind of award: the MTV Generation Award in Los Angeles. Witherspoon, 35, took the stage, teased Robert Pattinson, then offered the […]
The Microaggressions Project: An Interview with Vivian Lu and David Zhou
What’s a microaggression, anyway? The term, which came into popularity from theorist Chester M. Pierce, is defined by American Psychologist as “brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, […]
Trust: Should Rape Be “R” Rated?
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but the MPAA is censoring a movie aimed at a teen audience because it includes a rape scene. Trust, which is directed by David […]
What Would an Intersectional Women’s History Month Look Like?
Women’s History Month gives us an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the legacy of global women. Yet, year after year, the faces of Women’s History Month are the same: […]