Articles tagged with gender-and-sexuality

Samuel Clowes Huneke

The patchwork of government regulations around sex and gender causes endless misery for transgender people. A new book considers how gender became so integral to bureaucracy.

Jules Joanne Gleeson

Theorist Hil Malatino offers a compelling account of the persistent bad feelings with which trans people often struggle—but it comes with fashionable academic hang-ups that need to be reconsidered.

Alice Crary

How four women defended ethical thought from the legacy of positivism.

M. Andler

Apps like Tinder and OkCupid should make an ethical commitment to freeing their services from a gender binary. It would help all users, queer and straight alike.

Mary Bernstein

In the fight for LGBTQ equality, the law is often the last thing to change.

Michael Bronski

Challenges to Christian political control are often spun as being threats to child welfare. “Don’t Say Gay” laws are the latest in a long history dating back to medieval attacks on Jews.

Mary Kathryn Nagle Emma Lower

The reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act is an important step, but activist Mary Kathryn Nagle argues that only full restoration of Indigenous sovereignty will stop the epidemic.

Image showing Russian bombing damage to Kharkiv National University Building in Kharkiv, Ukraine. The top floor of a white stone building is engulfed in flames with flaming debris in the street.
Irina Zherebkina

Writing from a city under siege, a founder of the landmark Kharkiv Center for Gender Studies reflects on the importance of women’s studies after the USSR collapsed, and what it helps us understand about Putin’s war on Ukraine.

Emil Edenborg

A pervasive ideology of “traditional values” has taken hold in Russia, portraying LGBT rights as existential threats to the nation.

Judith Levine

Some feminists think we can improve motherhood. But what if abolishing it is the only way to alleviate its problems?