October 29, 2021
The debate [around Rachel Levine] centers on what it means to be part of the uniformed services vs the armed services and what a direct commission to the very highest rank means compared to someone who rose through the ranks within the service. Are these distinctions meaningful? Does her appointment advance the cause of transgender members of the military or transgender people writ large?
September 2, 2021
This struggle of Afghan women and the fight against misogyny is hardly new, and yet new developments are happening. Newly mobilized global feminisms may be emerging. If this can happen, it might just save our planet.
August 2, 2021
—Katie L. Acosta How has writing this book changed how you approach parenting? A colleague posed this question to me after reading a draft of Queer Stepfamilies: The Path to… READ MORE
July 21, 2021
What counts as “legitimate” constitutes a narrow slice of family experiences in the U.S., and this ideal has been used strategically throughout history to justify discrimination against people and families outside that norm.
June 1, 2021
This month, while we celebrate Pride and the LGBTQ+ community, we’re getting caught up on important works of LGBTQ+ history, sociology, literature, and more.
May 10, 2021
—Katheryn M. Detwiler
Snitow was always updating, questioning, and revising her own formulations—working in the mode of thought and action she described as the “feminism of uncertainty.”
March 30, 2021
Raunch culture matters because it is sexist, not because it is sexy.
February 11, 2021
—Rebecca L. Davis
The meanings that people attach to heterosexuality, and even their sense of what heterosexuality is and why it matters, have a rich and fascinating history.