Tags » Women's Rights

Bondage

Bound wrists

Yanked high overhead.

Sisal slivers wormed

Through skin.

The hiss and snap

Of leather taunted.

Layer by layer

Peeled back,

Cloth then flesh. 24 more words

Poetry

Gender Pay Gap Outlawed in Iceland

One of the biggest headlines around the world on January 1, 2018 was how Iceland became the first country in the world demanding equal pay for women. 404 more words

Aziz Ansari Is Guilty. Of Not Being a Mind Reader.

How did a movement for women’s empowerment become an emblem for female helplessness?

Published: January 15, 2018 at 05:30AM

Opinion By BARI WEISS

from NYT Opinion… 63 more words

NYT

One Year After Women’s March, More Activism But Less Unity

Women’s March Inc., which organized the event in Washington, has encouraged more protests. But a new group is focused on winning elections, especially in red states. 75 more words

NYT

A matriarchal society?

Are we becoming more a matriarchal society where women play a more prominent role and are treated with the respect they deserve?. Where women are treated as equals and we become a society where sensitivity is an asset and we solve our problems diplomatically. 48 more words

St. Patrick's Day

There was a party
I went to when I was sixteen
at a stranger’s house
– friend-of-a-friend’s friend –
and for the first few hours… 171 more words

Poetry