Popaganda Episode: Feminism on Campus
What are young feminists excited about today? On this episode, we head back to school, talking with students around the country about what feminism looks like on their college campuses. The first half of this show explores feminism inside and outside of the classroom, then we have three... Read more »
Read the List of 2013's Most Frequently Banned Books
The Dayton Metro Library created this flag of the 100 most-challenged books from 1990-2000. Photo via Flickr. On Monday of this week, the American Library Association released the list of ... Read more »
What Happened to Home Economics?: The Rise and Fall of a Contested Discipline
The rise of home economics as a discipline was closely linked with the push to make higher education available to female students. Read more »
On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Good morning! Here’s all the feminist news on our radar this fine Friday. • We all know that women are capable of writing about anything. Why is it, Roxane Gay wonders, that anything beyond... Read more »
On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup
It’s Monday! Here’s all the feminist news on my radar from over the weekend. • “Who am I to judge?” says the Pope, in reference to gay priests. Will... Read more »
Why Do We Have More Female Scholars, But Few Public Intellectuals?
When I think of Dr. Brittney Cooper, Joan Morgan, Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry, ... Read more »
Academia's Anti-Fat Problem.
“Dear obese PhD applicants: if you don’t have the willpower to stop eating carbs, you won’t have the willpower to do a dissertation #truth” That tweet from... Read more »
The Virtues of Watching Feminist Porn With Strangers
Watching porn in an auditorium filled with people helped me take a critical look at my sexuality. Read more »
"Seeing Like a Feminist" Book Should Be Required College Reading.
Some books are easy to read, yet stay with you long after you’ve finished the last chapter. Nivedita Menon’s Seeing Like a Feminist (Penguin/Zubaan, 2012) is a timely work that explains a... Read more »
My Christian College "Professor of the Year" Just Compared Being Queer to Being Racist
Being queer at a private Christian school, I thought I’d heard homosexuality compared to just about everything. But I was caught off guard by the recent remarks of Dr. Erik Thoennes, a professor at my alma mater, Southern California’s Biola University. At a panel discussion... Read more »