Hear Me Roar

I talk a lot (no, really, A LOT) about my passion for women’s issues. I talk a lot (A LOT) about how important it is to change the way we think about women, talk about women, and treat women. I talk a never-ending lot about systematic sexism, about reproductive rights. But I’ve never explained why…

Skirting the Issue

The foreign minister in India just made headlines for a newly published list of tourism tips. They run the gamut of normalcy, common sense mingled with observance of local custom, but with an interesting caveat for female tourists. Don’t wear skirts. After a string of high-profile rape cases in India against foreign women, (not to mention…

20 Minutes of Action

Dear boys, I do my best. As a feminist raising boys, I go out of my way to have an open and ongoing dialogue with you about differences, about gender and as you get older, about sex and consent. But I can’t change biology. And I can’t single-handedly change the world we live in and…