Articles tagged with feminism

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

The Combahee River Collective Statement

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Claudia Jones — “An End of the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman!”

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Our members-only podcast is now available to all! A reading series of radical essays and speeches, season one highlights six short texts related to Black liberation struggles in the U.S., from Claudia Jones to the Combahee River Collective.

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Jessa Crispin

The pandemic has foregrounded women's exploitation in the home and challenged feminism to once again go beyond middle-class concerns. 

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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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Alexander Livingston

Judith Butler’s ‘The Force of Nonviolence’ advocates for pacifism but neglects much of the tradition’s philosophy and feminist theory. Is it possible to merge Butler’s insights with a serious concern for how nonviolent politics can be effective?

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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.