simone

On contemporary sports culture: homophobia

In this series, I have covered the ways in which sexism governs contemporary sports culture, exploring masculinity and the notion of “protecting women”. These two concepts converge to drive homophobia in sport through the notion that perceived gender non-conformity among men or women means they identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.

In this series, I have covered the ways in which sexism governs contemporary sports culture, exploring masculinity and the notion of “protecting women”. These two concepts converge to drive homophobia in sport through the notion ...

planned parenthood

The Feministing Five: Erin Davison-Rippey

In case you missed it, the Supreme Court of Iowa affirmed its support for more accessible abortion through something called telemedicine.  We spoke to Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Public Affairs Director Erin Davison-Rippey to learn more about the ruling, this innovative use of health technology, and where it might go from here.

In case you missed it, the Supreme Court of Iowa affirmed its support for more accessible abortion through something called telemedicine.  We spoke to Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Public Affairs Director Erin Davison-Rippey to learn ...

Obergefell

Necessary affirmations on a celebratory day

It’s hard to talk about today’s Obergefell decision without sounding trite. After decades of organizing by queer advocates, marriage equality is now the law of the land, and today’s victory is moving despite its widely-assumed inevitability.

It’s hard to talk about today’s Obergefell decision without sounding trite. After decades of organizing by queer advocates, marriage equality is now the law of the land, and today’s victory is moving despite its widely-assumed inevitability.

Jessica Williams

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“In the tradition of how Pride started, I interrupted his speech because it is time for our issues and struggles to be heard.” – Jennicet Gutiérrez

An investigative report on the sexual violence faced by women janitors

“In the tradition of how Pride started, I interrupted his speech because it is time for our issues and struggles to be heard.” – Jennicet Gutiérrez

An investigative report on the sexual violence ...

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