Sunsara Taylor is on a national campus speaking tour: “From the Burkha to the Thong: Everything Must, and Can. Change–WE NEED TOTAL REVOLUTION!” Another big question that keeps coming up: “Watching pornograghy? That’s just my individual choice? So what’s wrong with that?” Sunsara takes it on here:
“And who are you to criticize someone else’s culture?” Sunsara Taylor takes this on…
Everyone welcome to bring posters protesting objectification and commodification of women’s bodies. Bring your own alternative & FURIOUS photos.
Favorite romantic works of art as of late? Two old-fashioned, British costume dramas: "Emma" on TV and "Bright Star" in theaters. Some say these represent
a backlash against sexual liberation but both achieve the goal of being enrapturing and romantic while subtly
critiquing conventional conceptions of love.
Sunsara Taylor begins national campus speaking tour – see her video
Shelby responds to Rebecca Sive’s post in her reader diary.
In Cheating on the Sisterhood: Infidelity and Feminism, Lauren Rosewarne’s details her own personal struggles as a willing participant in an illicit relationship that resulted in another woman’s devastation, as well as her own. It is a political look at the motivations that fuel situations of betrayal and the justifications one provides oneself from the inside.
Astute and unflinching examination of gender politics has proved to be the secret of the rise of “Mad Men” in popular culture. RH Reality Check is hosting a salon on the program.
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. It’s time to look at the ways in which feminism and breastfeeding are related and how health care reform can address this public health imperative.
How can so many American feminists have come out against a burqa ban in France? The answer is that singling out the burqa as the only article of clothing patriarchal enough to merit legal regulation is racist.