Tag: women

Beyond the Binary Behind Bars

June 2013

The activist academic on the prison industrial military complex and its impact on women of color.

The Throwaways

March 2013

In Kenya, doctors are force-sterilizing HIV-positive women without their consent—and in some cases, without their knowledge.

Roe v. Wade at Forty: Beyond Pro-Choice

February 2013

Her name tag said 'Lynn Paltrow: Reproductive Justice.' Pulling out a sharpie, she added, 'And Drugs.'

The Caregivers Coalition

January 2013

One of TIME and Newsweek’s most influential people of 2012, Ai-jen Poo works to address a swiftly aging population, and an exploited workforce, by reforming domestic labor standards.

Gender Gap

September 2012

Hanna Rosin’s controversial new book proclaims the "end of men." But what about the women?

Primeval Superstitions

July 2012

Exploring minority religions in Poland, Katarzyna Majak’s images probe prejudice against witchery, questions of aging, and feminine divinity.

The Female Grotesque

January 2012

South Korean poet Kim Hyesoon on subverting expectations, her use of grotesque language, and the state of feminism in Korea.

Parts and Partial

September 2011

You thought feminists had to focus on empowering women? Stephanie Coontz on why, after a sustained assault on families and unions, that just isn't enough anymore.

The Man from the Ad

September 2011

Nelda didn’t know of anyone else turning thirty who’d never kissed a man. Her sister Maria said women who never made out with anyone were prone to a nervous condition in their old age.

On the Emancipation of Women

January 2010

Just as the 1800s were ripe for the abolition of slavery, this century will bring forces to bear on freeing women from violence, slavery, and oppression.