November 19, 2018
—Frank Thames and Margaret S. Williams
Authors of Contagious Representation: Women’s Political Representation in Democracies around the World (2015) show us the global context of the historic 2018 US Midterm elections in regards to elected female candidates.
November 14, 2018
A selection of books for Transgender Awareness Week (November 12 – 19) and Transgender Day of Remembrance (November 20).
October 26, 2018
—Thomas A. Foster
This article was originally published by The A-Line Journal. Foster discusses the scope of sexual violence as a crime in the era of Trump and Kavanaugh and how it effects us all.
October 12, 2018
—Ralina L. Joseph
A black woman icon such as Serena Williams has to bear the disproportionate burden of not only being the target of racist attacks, but also of being above responding to them, maintaining a pose of “strategic ambiguity.”
October 1, 2018
The intersection of disability and work is complex, as the work of care necessary to prepare a disabled person to go out into the world is done behind closed doors, often by workers whose labor is often undocumented, unseen, and undervalued.
August 28, 2018
For trans kids who use the summer break to transition, the new school year is full of possibilities: ranging from a newfound feeling of comfort and acceptance to discrimination and danger.
August 25, 2018
Radical feminists taught their generation that telling your story and listening to the stories of others are crucial steps to politicization. Fifty years later, aspiring women office-holders are learning that bearing witness to women’s experiences may be the best route to political success.
August 23, 2018
SAMIR AMIN (1931-2018)
Samir Amin’s razor-sharp intellect, penetrating analysis, strong anti-imperialism, conviction in the importance of third world solidarity, and deep and continuous commitment to progressive causes around the world will continue to remain an inspiration.