Category Herstory

GUEST POST: Wither Goes Radical Feminism?

Wither Goes Radical Feminism? By Kathleen Barry Congratulations to all of you who have acted with so much courage to face down the anti-feminist trans, the Mens Rights Activists, (MRAs) and men’s war against women in general. Your feminist determination stands powerfully against their threats, their lies, their stupidity, their meanness and hatred of women […]

GUEST POST: A Woman with Turners Syndrome Discusses Feminism and Gender

By June42. You can read more of her on her blog. I have recently started getting involved with a radical feminist group, something I have been intending to do for a couple of years. Part of why I have wanted to get involved is that I have found feminist thought on a number of issues […]

Be The Bomb You Throw

What is Direct Action?

Lesbian Caucus 2013

Lesbian Caucus National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) 25th Annual Creating Change Conference Atlanta, Georgia Saturday, January 26, 2013 6:30-8:00 p.m. Room 205 The format of the Lesbian Caucus was a facilitated discussion led by Dr. Laurie Young, Ph.D., Aging and Economic Security Director of NGLTF, and Darlene Nipper, Deputy Executive Director of NGLTF. […]

The Life of a Radical Feminist Pirate

 “Ever since childhood, I have been honing my skills for living the life of a Radical Feminist Pirate and cultivating the Courage to Sin,” she wrote in the opening of “Sin Big.” …The word ‘sin’ is derived from the Indo-European root ‘es-,’ meaning ‘to be.’ When I discovered this etymology, I intuitively understood that for […]

GataAgressiva411 & Male Violence

Christmas Day, 2012. GataAgressiva411 to OTHER WHITE FEMINIST: Thank you for sharing this article with me. I read it, and I agree with what’s said here. As for the CT shootings, I’m restricting the amount of energy I give that incident because people of color are suffering from regular casualities such as these each and every day, in different ways. I cannot and will not […]

Gloria Steinem’s Awesome, Relevant Statements About Gender Identity

Gloria Steinem on “trans woman” Renee Richards: “a frightening instance of what feminism could lead to” or as “living proof that feminism isn’t necessary.” “At a minimum, it was a diversion from the widespread problems of sexual inequality.” She writes that, although she supports the right of individuals to identify as they choose, she claims […]

Ms. Magazine Can’t Be Arsed to Write About Resurgence of Radical Feminism

Here are the people to complain to if you think this is fucked up. Editorial Staff Executive Editor Katherine Spillar Managing Editor Michel Cicero Senior Editor Michele Kort Guest Editor Mary Ellen Strote  Global Editor Robin Morgan Copy Editor Camille Hahn  Proofreader Miriam Jacobson Consulting Editor Gloria Steinem  Money Editor Martha Burk  Columnist Donna Brazile Strategic Planning/Marketing Advisor Kathy Bonk Ms. in the Classroom Managing Director Karon […]

Trust Women, Even When It Is Impossible

All women are damaged.  Damage is injury or harm that reduces us. You, woman, are damaged. Does this offend you? Do you believe you are not damaged, that you are somehow immune to the forces at work that make women hate each other? You are lucky. Who WOULDN’T be damaged? Damage to women is both […]

When I Grow Up, I Want To Be A Lesbian

There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy. A baby girl is born. It’s a girl! Pink! Baby Dolls! Dresses! Other Stuff! From this moment, the girl is groomed for life as a Heterosexual Woman. She is groomed for a life as a wife and servant for Men. She is groomed to  want to […]

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