How can women make their voices central to the debate that the Occupy movement has created?
Topeka, Kansas, decriminalized domestic violence to save money. It’s not the only city to cut services to survivors of abuse, just as the need escalates.
Her Senate testimony made her into a feminist icon, but her new book underscores her enduring career as a professor and writer.
Because you spoke out twenty years ago, women no longer shrug off sexual harassment—we press charges.
Sexual harassment had been a common experience of black women’s work life since they arrived in America, and it was black women plaintiffs who first comprehended that sexual abuse at work was discrimination.
From SlutWalks to class action lawsuits to ordinary women feeling empowered to speak out against sexual harassment—that’s change we can believe in.
She put sexual harassment on the map, but twenty years later, more than half of all high school and college age women report being harassed.
Wake up, sleepyheads: the antichoicers are coming for contraception.
SlutWalk, the anti–sexual violence march sweeping the globe, comes to New York City this weekend. Can the spectacle grow into an effective, multiracial movement?
It is important, not only for black women but for all of us, to rethink the ways to critique and resist the "crooked" force of racism and sexism in our cultural and political life.