Tag Archives: fatherhood

The one where I need help understanding why MRAs don’t become feminists

Tweet I have to confess that I’ve never paid much attention to “Men’s Rights Activists.” By “not much” I mean “none at all and why would I do that to myself.” Even before I identified as a feminist, the whole concept of an MRA seemed silly. Our entire society is centered around guaranteeing the rights [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetTexas’ ban on same-sex marriage has been ruled unconstitutional. “The biggest flaw in current anti-poverty policies is that they don’t take into account the increasing role that fathers play in children’s lives.” Perpetrators of sexual violence will no longer be issued visas to visit the United States. The West Virginia chemical spill is a reproductive [...]
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How Louis C.K. helps the domestic workers’ movement by showing that parenting is work

TweetEd. Note: This is a guest post by Sheila Bapat. Sheila is a former employment attorney who now writes about gender and economic justice. Her book about the U.S. domestic workers’ movement will be released by Ig Publishing in 2014. I saw American Hustle on New Years Day. I was pleasantly surprised when comedian Louis C.K. [...]
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This is one father-daughter dance I can get behind

Tweet See version with transcript here. Purity Balls ain’t got nothing on this father-daughter dance. At TEDxWomen this year, Courtney and I had the pleasure of working with an extraordinary group of women whom we coached for a session we also curated, “The Mirror.” And one of these extraordinary women was Angela Patton, whose work with [...]
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