Tag Archives: Feminism

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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Photo of the Day: Rules for dating my daughter from a feminist dad

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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals

TweetI first came across Patricia Lockwood’s second book of poetry, Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, through this week’s internet buzz. The buzz is everywhere: a New York Times Magazine profile, condescending New Yorker and square Slate reviews, and an article in The Toast on the unsubtle heterosexism of said all male-authored reviews. Even after reading the book [...]
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The Feministing Five: Stuff Mom Never Told You

Tweet While at a friend’s house one afternoon, I overheard a friend listening to a really fantastic podcast. And I know what you’re thinking. “Not another one of those white dude hosts that tries hard to sound not overly geeky yet kinda cool but actually he’s copying that first dude with the glasses.” This one featured [...]
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An open letter to privileged people who play devil’s advocate

Tweet You know who you are. You are that white guy in an Ethnic Studies class who’s exploring the idea that poor people might have babies to stay on welfare. Or some person arguing over drinks that maybe a lot of women do fake rape for attention. Or, recently, someone insisting that I consider the idea that [...]
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