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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

Ghosts Like Us, Inez Baranay

Lately, I’ve started getting into book reviewing. I hadn’t expected to enjoy it so much and it’s becoming something of a compulsion.

Sometimes I post my reviews here on my website. 80 more words

Brooks: Hillary, Get a Hobby

David Brooks doesn’t get it.  (Yes, Politics in Pink is aware that this is not a news flash).  In his most recent adventure in faux intellectualism… 633 more words

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Betty Friedan: a broader understanding

“The problem lay buried, unspoken, for many years in the minds of American women. It was a strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States. 521 more words


Not For The Male Gaze

Second wave feminists and more modern third-wave feminists are at opposing sides when it comes to pole dance. Second wave feminists believe that the women who partake in pole fitness or pole dance are going against everything feminism fought for; they believe that the women are taking the very things that oppressed us in the past and welcoming them back with open arms. 344 more words

Free the nipple and your gender politics

In addition to pay gap, catcalling, and general gender discrimination, women-identified folks often have to deal with body policing. From the minute we step out into public, we must be conscious of our body presentation. 983 more words

Museworthy: 5 Feminist Anthropologists Who Have Shaped Our Global Understanding

Following this week’s interview with the incredibly insightful and articulate Lindsey Raisa Feldman, a PhD candidate in Sociocultural Anthropology at the University of Arizona, we became intensely aware that our knowledge of feminist anthropology was seriously lacking, so we set about to change that. 791 more words

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