“I just knew that if we didn’t focus on peace and security and the role that women can and should play, we would be missing opportunities that would make a big difference to ending conflict, saving lives and creating more peaceful situations that would be good for the United States.”
Unless we reckon with the depth and staying power of white supremacy and toxic masculinity, we will never be able to do anything more than defend what little inclusion and democracy we have. That begins with acknowledging it.
After the 2016 election, I wanted to put down my camera and cry forever—but if Hillary was not going to give up, how could I? Our second chapter was just beginning, and I wanted to be there to document it.
bell hooks’ “All About Love” speaks to the erosion of the promise of American ideals—already apparent nearly two decades ago—and how a politics of love might reverse it.
For a woman to have the life she wants, regardless of the times, she must always be difficult.
Anti-abortion extremists are invading clinics, a county in North Carolina unanimously endorsed CEDAW, the fourth PowerPuff Girl is a woman of color, Lena Waithe better not be last, it turns out everyone wants to read “What Happened,” new studies on pay equity and more feminist links from the week!
Billie Jean King looks backward and forward, Munroe Bergdorf moves on from L’Oreal, Kirsten Gillibrand takes on Betsy DeVos, action steps for the week and more feminist news!
The fact that so many are comfortable denigrating that story at this juncture of women’s history proves that there are far bigger problems than a book tour ahead. What Happened is doomed to happen again—unless, this time, we listen.
The number of women ambassadors to Washington, DC has been steadily dropping since 2013.
Mischa Barton testified in a “revenge porn” case, an all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan was denied entry into the U.S., dispatches from the National Right to Life Convention, the White House’s wage gap problem and other feminist news from the last week.