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...

Women’s employment worse than four years ago

Jonathan Weisman of New York Times analyzes how economic recovery yields few benefits for the voters Democrats rely on. Moreover how there is little difference between the perception of Democrats and Republicans when it comes to class issues in the United States...

Glass Ceilings in the Progressive Northeast

Jonathan Martin (New York Times) highlights the issue of glass ceilings in the Northeast. “The Democratic Party has yet to elect a female governor in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Massachusetts. Even this year, with women running for...