Tag Archives: Interviews

The Feministing Five: Hanne Blank

TweetHanne Blank is a historian and author of several books including Virgin: The Untouched History, Unruly Appetites and the forthcoming Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality. Virgin, which came out a few years ago, is one of the most thoroughly-researched and readable books about sex, culture and history that you’ll ever find, and I [...]
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The Feministing Five: Feminist Hulk

TweetIf you spend any time in the feminist Twittersphere, you are probably familiar with Feminist Hulk. And if you aren’t familiar with Feminist Hulk, you are missing out on the hilarious anti-sexism goodness that Feminist Hulk portions out, 140 characters at a time. For example: HULK SMASH UNDER HOT JUNE SUN! PATRIARCHAL DEBRIS MELT IN [...]
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The Feministing Five: Nick Espinosa

TweetNick Espinosa is an activist for immigrant and worker’s rights best known for his glitter bombing of Republican politician Newt Gingrich last month. Espinosa, 24, has been an activist for years, but it was only recently that he discovered the power of humor and theatrics in politics. “Feel the rainbow, Newt!” he said as he [...]
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The Feministing Five: Mac McClelland

TweetMac McClelland is the human rights reporter for Mother Jones magazine and the author of the book For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma’s Never-Ending War. Mac has reported from all over the world, most recently from Haiti and the Gulf of Mexico – she is currently reporting on the [...]
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The Feministing Five: Erica Jong and Molly Jong-Fast

TweetErica Jong is an author, poet, social commentator and public intellectual, the woman whose novel Fear of Flying, became a cultural cornerstone for Second Wave feminism. Fear of Flying depicted women as unabashedly sexual at a time when such an idea was even more taboo than it is today. Jong has been a leading voice [...]
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