Feminism

Saudi Human Rights Activist Wajeha Al-Huwaider Sentenced to Prison

Saudi Human Rights Activist Wajeha Al-Huwaider Sentenced to Prison Saudi Human Rights Activist Wajeha Al-Huwaider Sentenced to Prison

The human rights activist who has organized protests against the ban on female drivers will serve ten months in jail for the crime of "inciting a woman against her husband.&qu...

Jun 19, 2013 / Blog / Katha Pollitt

The Peeping Press: Understanding the Male Media Gaze

The Peeping Press: Understanding the Male Media Gaze The Peeping Press: Understanding the Male Media Gaze

Let's remember: ogling isn't journalism.

Jun 19, 2013 / Blog / Jessica Valenti

Supreme Court Strikes Down Human Gene Patents

Supreme Court Strikes Down Human Gene Patents Supreme Court Strikes Down Human Gene Patents

The unanimous decision is a victory for patients, women, scientists, doctors, researchers and human kind.

Jun 13, 2013 / Rose-Ellen Lessy

INFOGRAPHICS: How the Anti-Prostitution Pledge Hinders AIDS Prevention

INFOGRAPHICS: How the Anti-Prostitution Pledge Hinders AIDS Prevention INFOGRAPHICS: How the Anti-Prostitution Pledge Hinders AIDS Prevention

Recipients of AIDS/HIV funding from the United States may soon be free of the harmful anti-prostitution requirement. 

Jun 12, 2013 / Blog / Melissa Gira Grant

A Syrian Refugee Wedding

A Syrian Refugee Wedding A Syrian Refugee Wedding

Early marriage and domestic violence in the camps are a fact of life for girls fleeing the civil war.

Jun 5, 2013 / Feature / Lauren Wolfe

A Female President and the Power of Symbolism: A Response to Amy Schiller

A Female President and the Power of Symbolism: A Response to Amy Schiller A Female President and the Power of Symbolism: A Response to Amy Schiller

I don’t have simplistic fantasies about being rescued from oppression by figureheads alone. But I also know that women and people of color are a threat to the status quo.

Jun 5, 2013 / Erica Brazelton

The Most Underestimated Feminist in DC

The Most Underestimated Feminist in DC The Most Underestimated Feminist in DC

With a two-seat gain while chair of the DSCC and a successful effort to get a budget through the Senate under her belt, Patty Murray has become a major force in the Senate.

Jun 4, 2013 / David Sarasohn

Fuck the High Road: The Upside of Sinking to Their Level

Fuck the High Road: The Upside of Sinking to Their Level Fuck the High Road: The Upside of Sinking to Their Level

Sometimes, you've got to feed the trolls.

Jun 3, 2013 / Blog / Jessica Valenti

Could the Facebook Win Be Feminism’s Tipping Point?

Could the Facebook Win Be Feminism’s Tipping Point? Could the Facebook Win Be Feminism’s Tipping Point?

Rape jokes, anti-feminist jibes and other forms of hate speech are—in the public eye—no longer anomalies.

May 30, 2013 / Blog / Jessica Valenti

Will El Salvador’s Anti-Choice Government Let a Pregnant Woman Die?

Will El Salvador’s Anti-Choice Government Let a Pregnant Woman Die? Will El Salvador’s Anti-Choice Government Let a Pregnant Woman Die?

Here’s what you can do to help save Beatriz, the victim of “pro-life” orthodoxy on overdrive.

May 30, 2013 / Blog / Katha Pollitt

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