Here are some faces in which the future of feminism is reflected: those of young, queer activists. At the recent winter meeting of Sociologists for Women in Society, an association […]
“Imagine a world without gender.” That’s the directive in the email signature of Judith Lorber, author of Breaking the Bowls: Degendering and Feminist Change. It’s one I find deeply inspiring, […]
[Co-written with Helen Mederer] The latest cover story from Time magazine, “Chore Wars,” purports to “lay to rest” the notion of working women’s second shift, instructing them to “move on” […]
The first step of the #MooreandMe campaign was to call out Michael Moore and point out that to mock accusations of sexual assault is to participate in rape culture. Survivors pointed out the fear about making an accusation of sexual assault, particularly against someone popular. Olbermann and Moore just reinforced those fears.
I actually might appreciate the Mom-on-the-go tips in the supermarket booklet, except I can’t get past the messages about dieting and motherhood.
The “Most Interesting Man in the World” and the Old Spice spokesman are over-the-top caricatures of masculinity.
I recently had my annual physical, and I got The Weight Talk for the first time. Luckily, I had come prepared. While driving to the appointment, I even rehearsed in […]
Exclusive clubs like Augusta are breeding grounds for a toxic mentality.