Happy International Men's Day! This year's theme is "making a difference for men and boys." There is an International Men's Day website, but it's down at the moment, presumably because of too much traffic. However, based on Google's cached version: "International Men’s Day encourages men to teach the boys in their lives the values, character … Continue reading Happy International Men’s Day!
In 2017, during Jeff Session's confirmation hearing to be attorney general, Senator Elizabeth Warren raised concerns about Sessions' civil rights record. After quoting a statement made by former Senator Ted Kennedy in 1986, that Sessions was a disgrace to the Justice Department, Senator Warren proceeded to read a letter from Coretta Scott King that was written … Continue reading Nevertheless, she persisted
It's easy to think of feminism as something that's solely about boosting up the status of women. I would argue, though, that feminism is something that can lift us all up. Gender stereotypes Feminist beliefs may be enacted in different ways, but at its core feminism recognizes how women have been disadvantaged by traditional gender … Continue reading Why feminism helps all of us