How We Teach Our Kids That Women Are Liars - Role Reboot
The message that women are untrustworthy liars is everywhere in our culture—from TV and music, to politics and religion, says Soraya Chemaly. Two weeks ago a man in France was arrested for raping his daughter. She’d gone to her school counselor and then the police, but they needed “hard evidence.” So, she videotaped her next …
This Woman Inspired A Dialogue about Agreeing With Men's Compliments And People Are Nodding
"Because for some reason women are required to be beautiful, but also oblivious to it."
The Police Told Her To Report Her Rape, Then Arrested Her For Lying
What’s at stake when police arrest women who they believe falsely reported rape? For Lara McLeod, it was her reputation, her mental health, and maybe even her baby nephew’s life.
Opinion | She reported her rape. Her hometown turned against her. Can justice ever be served?
Twelve years later, past and present residents of Arlington, Tex., are still reckoning with Amber Wyatt‘s story.
The Last Person You’d Expect to Die in Childbirth
The U.S. has the worst rate of maternal deaths in the developed world, and 60 percent are preventable. The death of Lauren Bloomstein, a neonatal nurse, in the hospital where she worked illustrates a profound disparity: the health care system focuses on babies but often ignores their mothers.
The End of the Girlboss Is Here
As female CEOs like Sophia Amoruso and Audrey Gelman step down from their jobs, this icon of feminist millennial hustle culture may no longer wield much power.
It isn’t call-out culture that is toxic.
I share this because this was my first experience with calling someone out. I share this because call-out culture isn’t a sport that marginalized people engage in for fun. It comes from a place of…
my sin is not just my own: systemic injustice and communal repentance
I didn’t understand repentance until I became a liberal. I’d been raised a Christian, had heard sermons calling for me to repent of my sin every other week, but until I’d abandone…