Consciousness Raising

Birth Regret: A Mother’s Day Truthtelling

  A Consciousness-Raising Discussion about Motherhood and Birth Regret The public is often harangued with stories of supposed “abortion regret”. A recent on-line discussion resulted with its opposite: birth regret. Women discuss their often mixed feelings about having given birth —…

A Letter from France

INTRO The following is from a response from a Meeting Ground reader in France. Much of what she writes about the situation there is similar to what we have been experiencing in the United States with the feminist movement, the…

Interview with Carol Hanisch

The following is an excerpt of a 2013 interview of Carol Hanisch by Gabrielle Tree for her blog, Menantum, which unfortunately is no longer available.   GT: How did you become associated with the famous feminist phrase: “the personal is…

Julie Bindel on Identity Politics

SHORT TAKES: February 13, 2016 By Kathy Scarbrough From a BATTLE OF IDEAS panel  “The Personal Is Political: Is Identity Politics Eating Itself?”  Julie Bindel sums up quite well, and with humor, what The Personal is Political means and how…

Leaving Liberal Feminism

A feminist we know, Rosita Libre de Marulanda, sent us a link to a blog post called “Leaving Liberal Feminism” and we want to share it here at Meeting Ground. The author, Kate Leigh, recounts her move from liberal (post-modern)…