Category Archives: Feminism

High School Poetry Series: Gender, Identity, & Race — Naudia Loftis

A note from Series Editor Sarah Marcus: Born from a powerful in-class discussion we had about gender, race, and the role of masculinity in rape culture, these poems are an analysis of gendered personal experience and a study of our intersectionality. This poetry … Continue reading

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Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment

Gayle King Is Wrong: Street Harassment Is Not a Compliment By Leslie Maxwell By now you’ve likely seen the video released recently by Hollaback!, a campaign to end street harassment, in which a woman walking around New York is harassed … Continue reading

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Where Are All the Feminists? Amanda Knox’s Story Is about More than Murder

Where Are All the Feminists? Amanda Knox’s Story Is about More than Murder By Lisa Marie Basile Amanda Knox is innocent of murder. As a reader, you may have already chosen a side, since some have made this a battle … Continue reading

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Because Misogyny

Because Misogyny Kirsten Clodfelter Because misogyny: Elliot Rodger. Because misogyny: Every man who Elliot Rodger calls to mind. Every man who has let the whistled catcall of hot momma morph in his mouth to stuck-up bitch when that tried-and-true method … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism

An Open Letter to Charlotte Raven about My Footwear and My Feminism By Kirsten Clodfelter Dear Charlotte, I appreciate that you have words of wisdom to share with the next generation of “hip” young feminists as we get dressed each … Continue reading

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