Tag Archives: corporate feminism

Barnard College’s “No Belly, No Butts, No Bras” Rule

Tweet Two weeks ago, on their first day of orientation training, Barnard College resident advisors (RAs) were surprised to learn they had to sign a “Training Expectations” contract for their first week back, promising not to show any part of their bellies, butts, or bras. The belly-butt-bra prohibition fell under the second of the training [...]
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Quick Hit: Why hasn’t TED ever had a talk about abortion?

Tweet Feministing founder Jessica Valenti has an important piece at The Nation on the rise of corporate feminism–and the dangers it could pose to the movement. She argues that we’re in an exciting moment when feminism is enjoying mainstream popularity like never before. But as “thought leader” projects, like TED Talks, embrace feminist values, they [...]
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