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October 15, 2017
Harvey Weinstein’s Greatest Enabler Was Hollywood Itself
The entire film industry is built on pervasive and entrenched sexism. That’s what needs to change.
October 12, 2017
Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood Predator
October 5, 2017
Feminism, Not Hugh Hefner, Liberated Sex
“Can man be free if woman be a slave?” the poet Shelley asked. Hefner’s answer was: Absolutely!
September 12, 2017
What Betsy DeVos Gets Wrong About Sexual Assault on Campus
Her focus on due process shows a fundamental misunderstanding of the dynamics at play in campus rape investigations.
August 11, 2017
Campus Assault Survivors Deserve Better Than Secretary DeVos
Dismissing survivors’ concerns only continues the cycle of abuse on campus, worsening conditions that fuel sexual violence in the first place.
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August 10, 2017
Trump Has Declared a Culture War—This Is How to Fight Back
Democrats must not compromise on fundamental principles.
April 26, 2017
Local Activists’ Voices Drive New Effort to Invest in Girls and Women of Color
The work that the NoVo Foundation wants to fund is already happening, though it may not yet have the benefit of big-foundation money.
December 19, 2016
The ‘Brutal Solidarity’ of the Minnesota Gophers
The team called off its Holiday Bowl boycott, but the rally to defend 10 teammates accused of sexual assault has left a stench on campus and beyond.
November 30, 2016
How to Survive an Anti-Feminist Backlash
We can’t relax, and we can’t assume that everything will work out.
November 15, 2016
An Unabashed Misogynist Is in Charge of Our Country. Now What?
We thought Trump’s sexism would be repudiated when America elected its first female president. Then he won.