Beyond Breaking the Silence

by Lyndon Haviland and Teresa C. Younger

Breaking the Silence is a catalytic moment in the emerging movement to end child sexual abuse. We must leverage the momentum of this film and go beyond conversation and into action.

In recent …

Feminism Still Matters Because…

Feminism Still Matters Because…Because…

1.    Every time a woman says something smart or something funny, she’s making a feminist gesture. Actually, every time a woman opens her mouth to do something besides make a cooing sound, a giggling or drawling …

Unequal Justice

Unequal Justice

You could hear her cry for her mother as the police officer slammed her to the ground, with his knee firmly planted in her back. She was only 14 — celebrating the end of the school year — …

Women’s History: A Story of Diversity

Across the country millions of women share common experiences, emotions, and moments; things that affect our lives for the simple fact that we are women. Even so, women are not homogenous and issues that affect women should not be treated …

Black History Month: Feminism and Inclusion

As a woman of color, Black History Month holds a special significance for me. In particular, it allows me to reflect on my personal experiences and perspective, not just through a gender lens, but also that of an African-American.

Since …

Thankful for Our Feminist Foremothers

This Thanksgiving, I am reminded of how grateful I am for women who paved the way for me. From Sojourner Truth to Gloria Steinem, I appreciate the blood, sweat and tears our foremothers sacrificed in their fight for women’s rights. …