‘We can’t go around punishing people in the present for the trauma that was inflicted on us in the past.’
Michael Cohen: “I bore witness to the real man, in strip clubs, shady business meetings, and in the unguarded moments when he revealed who he really was: a cheat, a liar, a fraud, a bully, a racist, a predator, a con man.”
Now more than ever, it’s important to look boldly at the reality of race and gender bias — and understand how the two can combine to create even more harm.
A respectful, sorrowful, grateful farewell to Elizabeth Warren, the smartest, fiercest candidate in the race and one who deserved better from our still deeply sexist culture.
Kosovar filmmaker Lendita Zeqiraj shows us a group of French women from different generations of the same family loudly confronting each other with their views on life, love, desire, race, men, and the patriarchy. The family gathering turns into chaos while the youngest one – the only boy – looks for an escape.
These authors pull no punches as they take on topics of race, gender, and justice.
Almost no one else heard it, the bitch, bitch thrown from the line next to me. It was Thursday, and the voice offered its etceteras without saying much else. But what … Continue reading →
Men, listen up. In light of a year of disturbing revelations from the #MeToo movement and from last month’s profoundly troubling Brett Kavanaugh hearings and his eventual confirmation to the … Continue reading →
I conducted this interview with the influential feminist philosopher and ethicist Drucilla Cornell over the past month, as the #MeToo movement has gained force, and debates about feminist responses to … Continue reading →
I am daughter of parents who needed a son, who needed someone to go out into the world, to work and support, to be a man. I was a … Continue reading →
A blend of green and orange fluid poured out of two-year old Clara’s mouth in a constant stream, puddling on the recently-shampooed carpet. Like an oil slick. She’d been … Continue reading →
In 2015, I conducted a series of 19 interviews with philosophers and public intellectuals on the issue of race. My aim was to engage, in this very public space, with … Continue reading →
In this fascinating talk, founder of the award-winning EverydaySexismProject, Laura Bates, talks about her inspiring initiative. EveryDaySexism is a growing collection of over 50,000 women’s experiences of gender imbalance. The … Continue reading →