Articles in gender & sexuality tagged with feminism

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Milli Lake Marie E. Berry

Some gender equality initiatives help to reinforce exclusion rather than dismantle it.

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Jessa Crispin

Current contempt for age gap relationships serves to strip both men and women of their agency. 

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Whitney Phillips

Cancel culture can go wrong, but that doesn't mean the objections of far-right trolls and social justice activists should be mistaken for having equal worth.

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Judith Levine Erica R. Meiners

Instead of deterring sexual violence, criminalization has empowered policing and punishment. To prevent both sexual and state-inflicted abuse, we must embrace restorative justice.

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Jennifer M. Piscopo Shauna L. Shames

On the hundreth anniversary of suffrage, it’s time for gender equity in political office.

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Joshua Cohen Deborah Chasman

What does gender equity in a democracy look like?

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John Stoltenberg

On the fifteenth anniversary of Dworkin’s death, her longtime partner observes that she is often invoked to support beliefs she actively repudiated in her work.

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Gina Schouten

Balancing work-life pressures is often considered the holy grail, but men can still opt out of these policies. To move the needle on gender inequality, the state needs to take more coercive action. 

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Judith Levine

Linda Hirshman’s new book Reckoning poses a false dichotomy between two kinds of feminism: those fighting for sexual liberation and those fighting for equality. We don’t have to give up one for the sake of the other.

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Joseph J. Fischel

Debate over Title IX affirmative consent standards has assumed that consent is the best basis for a feminist sexual politics. But what if it isn’t?