Tag Archives: Naomi Wolf

On trans issues within feminism and strengthening the movement’s gender analysis

TweetI’ve taken some time away from blogging while I’ve been in grad school, and it’s given me an opportunity for some perspective on the feminist blogosphere. I started working at Feministing in 2009 with a goal of centering trans issues within feminism. I think the oppression¬†trans folks face, particularly the extreme marginalization and violence aimed [...]
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Breaking: Assange to be extradited to Sweden to answer sexual crime allegations

TweetThe ABC reports: Two judges at the High Court in London have upheld a Swedish request for the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange so he can be questioned over alleged sexual crimes. The 40-year-old Australian citizen is accused of the rape and sexual assault of two former volunteers for his WikiLeaks organisation. Mr Assange [...]
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Naomi Wolf argues for de-politicized feminism

Tweet*Sigh* Naomi Wolf, won’t you please just stop? Wolf published a piece at Project Syndicate yesterday with the super friendly title “America’s Reactionary Feminists.” Yes, it’s another one of those articles lamenting that feminists don’t embrace female politicians who actively work against feminist goals. In this instance, Wolf takes the opportunity to promote one of [...]
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A WOLF in sheep’s clothing: Maya and Lori take on Naomi’s latest misguided speakout

Tweet In an article entitled “A tale of two rape charges” Naomi Wolf, most famously known as the author of “The Beauty Myth” and more recently known as the feminist defender of Julian Assange, says that the way the charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn have been treated so far are “worrisome” to her. What precisely is [...]
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How to respectfully disagree with Naomi Wolf

Tweet Like many Americans, I was deeply affected by the shooting that took place this weekend in Arizona. Among other things (like the fragility of life-yes it’s been a rough weekend), it made me think about the harm that violent political rhetoric can cause. How it brings down the quality of life for you, for [...]
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