Tag Archives: Anita Hill

Intergenerational feminism and the path ahead

Tweet“So, what brings you to this luncheon?” I smile. “I’m a writer with Feministing.com, a blog for young feminists.” “Oh,” the woman raises her eyebrows. “How interesting! So are you a lawyer?” I look around at the room full of human rights lawyers and smile again. “No, Feministing is a blog, like a website? Anyways, [...]
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The new Anita Hill documentary and speaking in public as a woman

Tweet Perhaps what was so deeply gratifying about watching then outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s testimony before both the Senate and House Foreign Relations committees in January 2013, was her confident and authoritative voice as she fielded questions of asinine scrutiny over the Obama Administration’s response to the attacks in Benghazi in September [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Malia and Sasha in the White House: dangerous narrative about the progress of African-American girls. Social media, teens, moral panic, and the sexual predators that “lurk everywhere”. Cooking skills and farm vegetables in inner-city Washington D.C. “Beyonce is asking ‘how come,‘and so am I.” Corporate sponsors flee from Boston’s homophobic St. Patrick’s Day parade. [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Do you know about Anita Hill? Cameroon has been quietly locking up LGBT people for years with little international attention. The last rural abortion clinics in Texas just shut down. “It’s a myth as old as this nation: the idea that Black men are more likely to be sexual predators — especially of white [...]
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New Anita Hill documentary premieres at Sundance

Tweet This week, Anita, a new film documenting the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Via EBONY.com, more than 20 years since the divisive confirmation hearings which made Anita Hill a household name. Right now is probably a good time to remind everyone that even though he was eventually confirmed, [...]
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