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Sheila Heti interviews Laurie Simmons.

Thoughts on another example of a doctor fat-shaming a patient.

Rooke interviews wolf puppy.

Dartmouth student assaulted after “rape guide” named her.

Bill O’Reilly thinks Valerie Jarrett needs to do something about Jay-Z and Kanye. Um.

The Oscars of the future.

This week in student organizing.

Federal investigation of cheerleaders’ claims a boost for working women.

Sheila Heti interviews Laurie Simmons.

Thoughts on another example of a doctor fat-shaming a patient.

Rooke interviews wolf puppy.

Dartmouth student assaulted after “rape guide” named her.

Bill O’Reilly thinks Valerie Jarrett

Latinas Feministas: Lorena Cabnal

Continuing our series of posts on Latina feminist resources and activists, today we’re featuring an interview with Lorena Cabnal. Lorena is an indigenous Xinka woman living in Guatemala. She is a self described community feminist, and the co-founder of the Association of Indigenous Women of Santa María Xalapán. She recently returned from a speaking tour with the Guatemalan Human Rights Commission, during which she addressed her community’s efforts to pushback against the mining industry in Guatemala.

Continuing our series of posts on Latina feminist resources and activists, today we’re featuring an interview with Lorena Cabnal. Lorena is an indigenous Xinka woman living in Guatemala. She is a self described community feminist, and the ...

The Feministing Five: Samhita Mukhopadhyay

It’s certainly been a busy week here at Feministing! We’ve welcomed our new Executive Directors, Senior Editor, Editors, and Contributors all while keeping our signature swag. But we’re also marking the conclusion of Samhita Mukhopadhyay’s tenure as Feministing’s Executive Editor. Samhita has been a part of the Feministing team since 2005, while also being a kick-ass web strategist, author, and advocate for social justice. Her dedication to the site and to feminism at large has inspired countless young feminists, including this one, and we are waiting with great anticipation the day that Samhita takes over the world, or something like it. (Yes, I do have my Fan Girl hat on, how could you tell?)

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It’s certainly been a busy week here at Feministing! We’ve welcomed our new Executive Directors, Senior Editor, Editors, and Contributors all while keeping our signature swag. But we’re also marking the conclusion ...

The cover of "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie"

Quick Hit: Guernica interviews Ayana Mathis

Guernica has just published a great interview with Ayana Mathis, who has just published her first novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, to great popular and critical success. The whole transcript is worth the read, but my favorite parts were Mathis’s descriptions of writing minority characters without burdening them with representation. She explains:

My book has a pre–civil rights setting with a post–civil rights sensibility. I believe less and less that there is something called “The Black Experience,” though undoubtedly there was one once. In the book I have a character called Lawrence say that he doesn’t want Hattie to be just another downtrodden black woman, and I think what he’s getting at with that statement is the ...

Guernica has just published a great interview with Ayana Mathis, who has just published her first novel, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, to great popular and critical success. The whole transcript is worth the ...