Is this even a question? Lately, some old-school feminists — some of whom I deeply admire — have been quoted as “chiding” young feminists who support Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Because Bernie’s a man, and Hillary’s a woman, and, well, if you’re a girl, you need to vote for a …
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What’s a feminist today?
The Washington Post and the Kaiser Family Foundation have released a poll on what Americans think of feminism (New Wave feminism) today. The results are a little bit fascinating, including: 6 in 10 women and one-third of men call themselves a feminist or strong feminist Roughly 7 in 10 of men and women say the movement …
Why some feminists hang onto their religious faith
It’s not the traditions that get in the way of equality. It’s the interpretation of those traditions, says this article. I agree. And then there are women who seek change in their own faith groups, through organizations such as Catholics for Choice.
In which I love my life and you should, too
Remind me the next time I start whining (and I will whine eventually) about what an awesome day was March 26, 2015 — not because of any earth-shattering moment, but because of a zillion little ones. Yesterday, I * Gave an early-morning talk about Isabella Beecher Hooker to a women’s breakfast hosted by a white-shoe …
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Ruby for president
And thanks, Doris, for letting me steal this off of you on Facebook.