What was happening in the streets of Iran—what one white feminist couldn’t see—was a revolution, looking for different freedoms than the West.
“Being in community with people and teaching and learning outside of the confines of our classroom: I still actually really believe in that.”
“What we build and how we build influences the kinds of families and relationships that we can have or can even imagine.”
What can the history of the temp-work industry teach us about the precarity of modern working life?
Joni Mitchell’s brilliant art was always a product of artifice as much as it was of honesty.
The explosion of porn signals the widespread uptake of questions of objectification, the politics of looking, and the relation between power and enjoyment.
At the largest bazaar in Central Asia, an informal secondhand market has become something like a metropolis unto itself.
When freedom will not arrive to us, can we get nearer to it?
“There was something about the resilience of an organization like this. We are the longest-running feminist publishing house in the world.”
#MeToo has revived an enduring feminist question: What do women want, and how can they get it?
Studying human evolution reveals that older women have always been essential to the surviving and thriving of the species.
Does viewing Emily Dickinson as unusual actually help us understand the poet or her work better?
While today’s female-friendship narratives celebrate the central bond, they are mainly about the art of breaking up.
Early manifestos honored a high-stakes feminist anger that swept through the writing. It burns and simmers even today.
Hale’s stories reveal that the woman who’s right is still the one kept up at night.
It hardly seems necessary to offer a spoiler alert for news that is well over two millennia old. But some news is so surprising, so contrary to everything we thought we knew, that time can do little ...
What happens when a woman’s words are believed? And what doesn’t happen? Two years have passed since the viral hashtag #MeToo carried the intersectional movement to end sexual violence to a global ...
Mary Borden’s taut masterpiece has long been overshadowed by the other Great War books of 1928–29 (All Quiet on the Western Front, A Farewell to Arms ...
Margaret Atwood has argued that there is “within each utopia, a concealed dystopia; within each dystopia, a hidden utopia, if only in the form of the world as it ...
Hazel Carby’s Imperial Intimacies explores the couple, and intimacy, as foundational historical categories in postcolonial and decolonial studies. At the heart of her narrative lie Carl, a Jamaican ...