Illustrating data feminism in action, Catherine D’Ignazio and Lauren F. Klein’s “Data Feminism” shows how challenges to the male/female binary can help challenge other hierarchical—and empirically wrong—classification systems.
In 1970, seventeen angry, defiant young women—enraged by Canada’s restrictive abortion laws—marched on the parliament buildings and, when no one from government would meet them, they decided to pay the prime minister a visit.
When “Manifesta” was first released in 2000, it was a groundbreaking account of feminist struggles at the turn of the millennium. Now it’s an essential feminist text. In recognition of the 20th anniversary edition, we talked to Jennifer and Amy about their lives, “Manifesta” and feminism across the past twenty years.
Coming out doesn’t make you at home in the world; nor, certainly, does sex. You need bonds beyond sex: a community, a culture, a shared set of obsessions. “Love on the March,” Alex Ross, The New Yorker 11/12/12 When I was a young lesbian in rural New Jersey in the ‘70s, I was completely lost […]
So, here we are in the midst of a pandemic: What better way to spend time social distancing than reading? I’ve got you covered on that front! Which will you read?
“The Art of Equal Pay: The Campaign to Close the Wage Gap in the Visual Arts” is Pred’s year-long initiative—launching on Equal Pay Day, March 31—calling for women artists to raise their prices over the next year to close the gender wage gap for visual artists.
Empress Theodora made direct contributions to a legal code that influenced the American Constitution, English common law and even modern international public law. So, who is Empress Theodora?
Halfway through French director Céline Sciamma’s inspiring period drama “Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” it occurred to me: There had not been a single man on screen for over an hour.
Twenty-two years later, “High Art” (1998)—director Lisa Cholodenko’s first feature film—resonates simultaneously as a timeless meditation on love, loss and art and as a trenchant drama with distinctive roots in 1990s aesthetics, culture and social issues.
“Choice Words” is not just a book about reproductive rights; it’s an abortion bible. As long as the world we inhabit remains patriarchal, the “right to choose” will always be hard fought. Nevertheless, “Choice Words” solidifies the fact that it is, and if necessary, will be once again—hard won.