quecaigaelsistema: “ “ April 22, 2013 It’s no secret that Latinas are the hardest hit by the gender wage gap. A recent analysis from the National Partnership for Women and Families showed that Latinas...
Kelly Briggs: Aboriginal and Australian women of colour are being left behind in the fight for a place at the table. Australian feminists must join the fight for racial diversity (Aboriginal & Australian women of colour are left behind in the ...
“If you never imagined yourself as a card-carrying Jesus Feminist, this book will give you second thoughts. Sarah Bessey makes her case—not as a fire-breathing debater—but as a woman utterly captivated by Jesus who will stop at nothing to follow him.
This past weekend, Joyce Carol Oates sent a series of Islamophobic tweets that reflect a much larger Western trend of judging, stereotyping, and discriminating against Islam.
Yes, Islam may have patriarchal elements, but so does the Bible. So does every religion and culture, including our own. It is written into the fabric of how we interact and how we organize ourselves. To criticize Islam as a uniquely violent or particularly patriarchal religion is a racist characterization based on a narrow set of assumptions about who Muslims are and what faith they practice. Until we address the root problem, patriarchy, we will continue to trap ourselves in racist and xenophobic rhetoric that does nothing to create a world where every woman is free from violence and domination.
Diane J. Humetewa, a member of the Hopi tribe and former U.S. attorney in Arizona, has beennominated to serve on the U.S. District Court for the district of Arizona as a federal judge. If confirmed, she would be the first active member of a Native American reservation, and first Native American woman to serve as a federal judge. Not only would this bring more diversity to the federal bench, but Arizona’s prominent Native community will finally be represented in a state that is infamous for ignoring Native issues.
In Munro's work, emotions erupt. Preconceptions crumble. Surprises proliferate. Astonishments leap out Lurid crimes, hidden sexual excesses and strange rumours lurk beneath the surface respectability in Alice Munro's short stories.
Why Yellen Is Good For Fed Chair and Feminists Bustle On Wednesday, President Obama nominated Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve. There was much fanfare before her appointment was even officially announced.
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