feminism

Being Ripped to Shreds Only Leads to Nothing

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I have been briefly following the controversy that erupted following Michelle Goldberg’s cover story for The Nation entitled “Feminism’s Toxic Twitter Wars.” The premise for the story was that a group of feminists formed a group to work toward getting funding for online feminism (something Kathleen and I definitely support!). However, after they issued their report on the […]

Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

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Alice Paul was hardcore. In 1916, she decided that Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association was too moderate. Thus, in an effort to be more radical, she formed the National Women’s Party. Paul believed that suffrage would not be obtained by merely lobbying for it; she knew that it needed […]