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Trumping a Symptom

Growing up in an era considered to be “second-wave feminism,” the “f-word” brought about empowerment and divisiveness, as social change will.  Gloria Steinem as a feminist activist, was getting her foothold in the consciousness of American culture, 1,050 more words


The Man of the Crowd must be a rapist

Donald J Trump now stands convicted of sexual assault and, almost as horrid, bad taste. https://clarespark.com/2014/12/18/rape-culture/.

Ask any “moderate” Republicans (i.e., closet social democrats), and they will tell you that they knew it all along. 165 more words

Hillary Clinton

Pseudo-feminism and the Alicia Machado flap

This blog is about the political debate following Hillary Clinton’s criticism of Donald Trump’s alleged sexism at the tail end of the first debate. What is at stake here? 363 more words

Hillary Clinton

2016 Feminism: A Panel Conversation

When: Wednesday, October 5, 7PM
Where: Pike Place Market Atrium Loft, 1433 1st Ave
Cost: $10; buy tickets here

Boomers. Gen Xers. Millennials.

Each generation of feminists has set the stage for the next; breaking down barriers and paving new paths. 62 more words


Curator's Statement: Rockin' the Political Boat

The Second-Wave of Feminism, or The Women’s Liberation Movement, was an era defined by political and personal successes of women throughout the United States.   313 more words

Womens Museum Of California

Why Feminist Work is like Remodeling a Bathroom

I once had a bathroom I loathed with my whole heart. I loathed the mirrored medicine cabinet the most—an ornate golden oval with delusions of grandeur, flanked by two equally offensive sconces. 827 more words



My daughter is a sex worker. Stark fact.

When a few years ago Vicky first told me she’d scored a job at a strip club I wasn’t sure how to handle the news. 724 more words