Category: Gender

planned parenthood

Planned Parenthood Is Simply A Means To Demonstrate That Men Run This

  Two anti-abortion rights activists who covertly recorded themselves discussing fetal tissue with Planned Parenthood staff are facing felony charges in California, for allegedly violating state law by filming people without their permission. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the charges against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt on Tuesday, saying...

sexual assault

Sexual Assault Is Locker Room Talk Of Sexual Predators

“You know I’m automatically attracted to beautiful — I just start kissing them. It’s like a magnet. Just kiss. I don’t even wait.” – Donald Trump Sexual Assault According to the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), sexual assault refers to sexual contact or behavior that occurs without explicit...

phyllis schlafly

Actually, Phyllis Schlafly’s Death Is A Big Reason To Dance

We all make the world a better place. Some when we enter it, some when we leave. Phyllis Schlafly is dead. The 92-year-old conservative writer and founder of the Eagle Forum helped torpedo the Equal Rights Amendment 40 years ago. In the case of Phyllis Schlafly, Nils Bohr applies. Progress...

reshma saujani

Reshma Saujani Chooses Bravery For Girls

  Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani gave a TED talk about education for young women. “I want women to be comfortable with being imperfect,” Saujani said in the talk. She said empowering girls to take on new or unfamiliar challenges will help them grow.   Reshma Saujani What Reshma...

transgender

Transgender Bathroom Access Now In NYC

  New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs law to base bathroom and locker room use on gender identity. The executive order guarantees all people access to the city’s single-sex facilities that align with their gender identity, without having to show identification or proof of gender.   Transgender Bathrooms...

ayesha curry

Like A Normal SlutShamer, Ayesha Curry Is Oblivious

  In two tweets, Ayesha Curry revealed herself to be what she is. Religious, conservative and unaware of how seemingly innocuous comments contribute to patriarchy. The two quotes are attributed to her via her Twitter account.   Everyone’s into barely wearing clothes these days huh? Not my style. I like...

sexism

Why We Must Confront Sexism On The Left

It seems that, when it comes to sexism, some on the left feel that we should be inoculated from criticism because we are not those on the right. Rosie Rodgers has addressed this in “Ten Ways To Survive As A Woman On The Left”, but I think it needs to...