Although we cannot separate ourselves from our own culturally-limiting, physical embodiments of “female,” we can reveal, reject and resist every sexist misappropriation of ourselves. We can create a world for our daughters where female bodies no longer subject them to a gendered hell, but where all women reclaim their bodies for themselves.
On Friday, Clinton and Georgetown President John J. DeGioia presented awards to three women who are powerful voices for human rights in their international and local positions.
“The occupant of the White House poses a clear and present danger to our future.”
“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!