Feminism

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The Life and Death of a Radical Sisterhood

December 5, 2017 6:57 pm

By Joy Press for The Cut In the fall of 1967, a small gang of women began meeting regularly in cramped apartments across the Lower East Side. At the time, the Civil Rights Movement was shifting toward Black Power, while…

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Women Line Up to Run for Office, Harnessing Their Outrage at Trump

December 5, 2017 6:51 pm

By MICHAEL TACKETT for NYTimes LEESBURG, Va. — For Wendy Gooditis, a Northern Virginia real estate agent, the crystallizing moment in her decision to run for office was when she heard her state delegate suggest that he had fought gerrymandering…

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How Misogynistic Male Reporters Shaped The Coverage Of The 2016 Election

November 30, 2017 7:27 pm

By Remy Anne for RANTT 2017 is the year of unmasking. From realizing which of your family members and friends are bigoted racists, to discovering how powerful men really think of women, there’s no more hiding who you truly are…

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What Hillary Clinton Taught Lauren Duca About Feminism

November 25, 2017 2:59 am

By Lauren Duca for Teen Vogue Hillary Rodham Clinton is the guest-editor of our Volume IV issue, on newsstands nationally December 5. She will keynote at the first-ever Teen Vogue Summit in conversation with actress, scholar, and activist Yara Shahidi.…

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Anita Hill and her 1991 congressional defenders to Joe Biden: You were part of the problem

November 24, 2017 3:07 am

By Annys Shin and Libby Casey for Washington Post On Nov. 16, Anita Hill sat down at The Washington Post offices with five current and former Democratic lawmakers: Nita M. Lowey (N.Y.), Barbara A. Mikulski (Md.), Eleanor Holmes Norton (D.C.),…

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The American Women’s Party is the Next Group You Should Get Involved With

November 17, 2017 3:18 am

By Jeremy Fassler for the Daily Banter The American Women’s Party is a new group that should be on your radar for 2018 and beyond. Differing from groups like She Should Run, which encourage women to run for office, The…

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The Resistance Is Female — It’s Time Our Government Represented That

September 20, 2017 3:24 am

By Remy Anne for RANTT The 2016 Presidential Election generated a huge increase in political activism, the likes of which haven’t been seen in decades. People got involved, joined groups, jammed their senator’s phone lines, and took to the streets.…

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American Women’s Party Puts Dems On Notice

August 8, 2017 3:29 am

By Jenn Budd for Crooks & Liars When the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), Representative Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), stated last week that the party would support Democratic candidates who are anti-choice in order to try and…

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Why Intersectionality Can’t Wait

September 24, 2015 3:47 pm

Today, nearly three decades after I first put a name to the concept, the term seems to be everywhere. But if women and girls of color continue to be left in the shadows, something vital to the understanding of intersectionality…

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The Last Amazon

September 22, 2014 3:27 pm

The Wonder Woman Family Museum occupies a one-room bunker beneath a two-story house on a hilly street in Bethel, Connecticut. It contains more than four thousand objects. Their arrangement is higgledy-piggledy. There are Wonder Woman lunchboxes, face masks, coffee mugs,…

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Men Explain Things To Me

August 20, 2012 3:43 pm

One evening over dinner, I began to joke, as I often had before, about writing an essay called “Men Explain Things to Me.” Every writer has a stable of ideas that never make it to the racetrack, and I’d been…

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Women Voters Cant Be Trusted (1972)

October 16, 1972 3:33 pm

Men in politics have made a lot of of assumptions about the way women vote: that we vote like our husbands if we’re married, or like our fathers if we’re not; that, given our choice of male candidates, we’ll choose…