Articles tagged with feminism

Image showing Russian bombing damage to Kharkiv National University Building in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The top floor of a white stone building is engulfed in flames with flaming debris in the street.
Irina Zherebkina

Writing from a city under siege, a founder of the landmark Kharkiv Center for Gender Studies reflects on the importance of women’s studies after the USSR collapsed, and what it helps us understand about Putin’s war on Ukraine.

Judith Levine

Some feminists think we can improve motherhood. But what if abolishing it is the only way to alleviate its problems?

Emily Callaci

As the planet burns and pandemics rage, Selma James’s work with the Wages for Housework movement shows that we ignore the labor of care at our own peril.

Jennifer R. Bernstein

Known mainly as a realist, the writer used the gothic form to explore the horror of being confined by gender.

Sara Matthiesen

After Roe v. Wade, Angela Davis wrote about how the reproductive rights movement was failing women of color. As Roe is dismantled, her diagnosis is more crucial than ever.

Angela Y. Davis Gina Dent Erica R. Meiners Beth E. Richie Nia T. Evans

The authors of Abolition. Feminism. Now. discuss why racialized state violence and gender-based violence have to be fought together.

Feminist activists of the Women Against Pornography (WAP) group in a protest 'March On Times Square', in New York City, 20th October 1979.
Lisa Duggan

The 1980s sex wars are most strongly associated with conflict over pornography. But a central component, often lost in present-day recollections, was a debate over the politics of queer desire.

Sophie Lewis

Netflix’s Maid and three recent best-sellers depict the agonies and rage of being a low-wage housekeeper or nanny. But all fail to identify capitalism itself as the culprit.

Judith Levine

The right to reproductive health and agency is a compelling state interest.