Articles in gender & sexuality tagged with feminism

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Vivian Gornick

Simone de Beauvoir’s relationship with her readers was a mutually demanding collaboration.

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Julie C. Suk

This year Virginia became the crucial thirty-eighth state to ratify the ERA. Renewed efforts to quash it stand to wipe out a hundred years of women’s work as constitution-makers.

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Milli Lake Marie E. Berry

Some gender equality initiatives help to reinforce exclusion rather than dismantle it.

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Jessa Crispin

Current contempt for age gap relationships serves to strip both men and women of their agency. 

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Whitney Phillips

Cancel culture can go wrong, but that doesn't mean the objections of far-right trolls and social justice activists should be mistaken for having equal worth.

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Judith Levine Erica R. Meiners

Instead of deterring sexual violence, criminalization has empowered policing and punishment. To prevent both sexual and state-inflicted abuse, we must embrace restorative justice.

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Deborah Chasman Joshua Cohen

What does gender equity in a democracy look like?

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Jennifer M. Piscopo Shauna L. Shames

On the hundreth anniversary of suffrage, it’s time for gender equity in political office.

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John Stoltenberg

On the fifteenth anniversary of Dworkin’s death, her longtime partner observes that she is often invoked to support beliefs she actively repudiated in her work.

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Gina Schouten

Balancing work-life pressures is often considered the holy grail, but men can still opt out of these policies. To move the needle on gender inequality, the state needs to take more coercive action.