Alexandra Brodsky

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Posts Written by Alexandra

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.

Anita_Hill

We need to make workplace sexual harassment safer to report

Luisa* worked as a line cook for a large fast food restaurant chain. Like so many other low-wage working women, she was harassed on the job by a male supervisor: he propositioned her and made sexual comments, groped her and tried to kiss her at work, and stalked her after hours.

Luisa* worked as a line cook for a large fast food restaurant chain. Like so many other low-wage working women, she was harassed on the job by a male supervisor: he propositioned her and made ...

Elizabeth Warren

Quote of the Day: “The problem for these guys is that I fully understand the system”

Earlier this week, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon said that he’s not sure Elizabeth Warren — U.S. Senator, long-time corporate law professor at Harvard, chair of the panel that oversaw the 2008 bank bailouts — “fully understands the global banking system.”

Earlier this week, JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon said that he’s not sure Elizabeth Warren — U.S. Senator, long-time corporate law professor at Harvard, chair of the panel that oversaw the 2008 bank bailouts — “fully understands ...

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