Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence

By Deborah O’Rell You may have noticed the Empire State Building is purple these days. This is because October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. NYC Office to Combat Domestic Violence held its first ever conference to discuss Domestic Violence and the...

The Truth About the F Word

Why is feminist still a dirty word? Why the backlash is growing more than ever? What is reason behind popularity of the Tumblr page “Women Against Feminism”? Janaye Ingram explains in the Pittsburgh Courier today: “The truth about feminism is that we still need...

The Girls Obama Forgot

Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw makes a scathing case against the way White House promotes deliberate silence around the sufferings of young black women. “Gender exclusivity isn’t new, but it hasn’t been so starkly articulated as public policy in generations. It...