Category: Women’s Liberation / Feminism

#More Than Mean

By Kathy Scarbrough This short video, #More Than Mean, has 3 million hits. What a wonderful way to expose the sexist harassment all women face online! The men on camera have agreed, unaware of what is to come, to read…

Speech by Kathie Sarachild

“Feminist Revolution: Toward a Science of Women’s Freedom” a speech by Women’s Liberation Movement pioneer Kathie Sarachild of Redstockings Using her experiences in the Women’s Liberation Movement, in the Civil Rights Movement with SNCC, and as the child of radical…

“Oh, Hillary” Revisited

By Carol Hanisch Listening to Hillary Clinton attack Cuba for human rights violations in an attempt to redbait Bernie Sanders during the March 9 Democratic Party Presidential Primary debate in Miami took me back to her similar haranguing of China…

Girls and Sex

By Kathy Scarbrough “Usually the opposite of a negative is positive, but when you are talking about girls and sex the opposite of slut is prude, both of which are negative” said a young woman being interviewed by Peggy Orenstein…

Short Takes • March 4, 2016: Abortion

by Carol Hanisch Anti-Abortionist Legislator Grateful His Grandmother Was Raped? The ongoing attack on abortion rights continues to bring forth revealing anti-woman sentiments from male-supremacist legislators. This week’s doozy came from Texas State Representative Jason Isaac, co-author of the Texas…

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…

Video: Unequal Opportunity Race

SHORT TAKES: February 20, 2016 by Kathy Scarbrough   This link http://eepurl.com/bQmOdf takes you to a statement from the African American Policy Forum (AAPF) discussing how their four- minute video called the “Unequal Opportunity Race” has been censored by a…

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…

Ros Baxandall on Day Care

SHORT TAKES: February 5, 2016 Introducing a new MEETING GROUND feature We often have links or brief comments that we want to share with our readers that do not really fit an article format. We will try to post at…