The author challenges attempts to define or malign transgender people. These attempts come from many directions—even from within feminist circles.
I have been named as one of those college professors who, according to the Watchlist's mission statement, “discriminate against conservative students, promote anti-American values and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom.”
"How can one be an embodied feminist if, behind closed doors, you're leaving the authentic part of yourself behind in order to please, in order to be a good girl?”
C'mon, Meryl -- even Beyoncé doesn't shy away from calling herself a feminist. Or maybe therein lies part of the intergenerational quandary.
In one Truthdig columnist's rebuttal of another, Scott Tucker takes on what he calls "a piece of Clintonista campaigning" by Joe Conason.
The "Avengers" actor hits back at what he calls the "'I am not a feminist' Internet phenomenon."
Patricia Arquette, who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar on Sunday night for her performance in "Boyhood," used her acceptance speech to demand equal rights and pay for all women in the United States. Watch as Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez cheer her on gleefully.
Speaking to a conference on women and justice Sunday, possibly having teleported from the 1930s, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said women are simply not equal to men.
When violent eruptions like the killings in Santa Barbara on May 23 happen, discussions in the news often -- as they have in this case -- focus on individual culpability as well as the assumed (and often substantiated) mental illness of the perpetrator.