Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: feminism

Women in India stand up to reactionary forces, call for ‘equality,...

“We are taking the pledge that we will uphold Renaissance values, we will stand for equality for women, we resist the attempts to make Kerala a lunatic asylum, and we will fight for secularism.”

Historic vote in Ireland overturns prohibition on abortion

A new Ireland is triumphant after Friday's vote.

Neither CIS nor TERF

For radical feminists, gender is understood as not merely a subjective internal sense of self; patriarchal gender norms are a product of culture, imposed on people and limiting everyone’s humanity.

‘Real men’ talk: Interviews between Robert Jensen and Barry Doak

As radical feminists/male allies/men we need to take control of the conversation on issues like prostitution, pornography and toxic masculinity.

What my mostly white town is doing to defeat Trumpism

As a Black woman, I was anxious about moving to a conservative state. But, surprisingly, I found a community ready to embrace me and fight for equality.

The Many Ways Women Are Beaten Down in America

Despite all the successes of women, such as earning the right to economic equality, the white male establishment has prevailed. Are women still second-rate members of society today?

‘Epic Fail:’ Feminism and Ecological Crises

It seems homo sapiens’ domination of Earth is coming to an end as the result of today’s processes of resource extraction and waste generation. What can we do to change this trajectory, and is this conversation unavoidable?

Feminism Unheeded

The debate within feminism over trans, "transgenderism" and transsexualism—varying in terms—goes back to the 1970s and continues today. Is there an endemic of sexual violence in the contemporary U.S.?

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Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Warren vs. Buttigieg clash offers contrast with Bernie’s consistency

he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

New York becomes third state to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos

This move could help protect children, agricultural workers, and the environment.