Monday, September 21, 2015



The creators of the musical "Miss You Like Hell," the musician Erin McKeown, left, the playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes

And its importance in online spaces

There have been many pieces and articles talking about the #MeToo movement. I think the movement's credibility and exposure

Where men can go unscathed for crimes against women

Anya Alvarez of the Guardian wrote an introspective article on Kobe Bryant winning an Oscar for his short-animated film,

A wave of young women running campaigns (and changing politics)

The campaign manager spoke about her candidate's race with a veteran's prepossessing self-assurance. Emma Brown is hiring staff, managing

Of Arundhati Roy and war against people

"All they have to do is to turn around and shoot. All the people have to do is to

The socio-political shaming of couples in South Asia

"Police swept through the Mumbai hotels at about 3 pm, going room to room, arresting more than 40 unmarried

I want to be a successful organizer of woman wrestling: Sherin Sultana

21st Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast 2018 is taking place in the middle of April in Australia. Bangladesh is

The Handmaid's Tale: A dystopian reading of women's realities

One of Margaret Atwood's seminal works, The Handmaid's Tale, has been adapted into a TV series by the

Women could decide Italy's election, but they feel invisible

Like many working mothers in Italy, Francesca Roncetti constructed her life around a frantic, daily juggle that became more

The hidden taxes on women

The working world is unfair to many women, yet even when they succeed, they must confront another series of

What if Donald Trump really cared about women's safety?

The White House ousted a top aide, Rob Porter, after it was reported that he had physically and verbally

The feminist pursuit of good sex

In my junior year of college, before I'd learned much about feminism, I became fascinated by what we now

Why yoga pants are bad for women

It's a new year and I've got a new gym membership. I went the other morning. It was 8

If a law bars asking your past salary, does it help or hurt?

Laws prohibiting employers from asking job candidates about their past compensation before making a salary offer are gaining momentum,

Why women's voices are scarce in economics

For decades, the number of women studying economics seemed to be increasing, easing the persistent scarcity of professional female

More girls are playing football. Is that progress?

More girls are playing high school football, even as the sport draws fewer participants overall in an injury-conscious era.As

Gender diversity in the music industry

Gender diversity in the music industry, it turns out, may be even worse than in Hollywood. Three years ago,

The women's march became a movement

A year ago, when millions of people stormed the streets in women's marches to proclaim their outrage and

Men dominate French theater, but talented women abound

A story of a fictional 16th-century female painter. Greek warriors laying siege to the walls of Troy. A couple

How sex Trumped race

Suppose that you were asked to assess the state of American society under Donald Trump, the essence of our

The women the abortion war leaves out

As a lifelong feminist from California, I have always believed in a woman's absolute right to make choices about

BLRC hosts Ian French in Toronto

Bengali Literary Resource Centre (BLRC) had the pleasure to host Canada's winning slam poet Ian French, otherwise known as

What we lose when we lose female reporters

It is a truth increasingly acknowledged that many men are paid more than their female counterparts. How much more?

You don't need a daughter to want a better world

Last January, Women's Marches around the world brought protesters to the streets in droves, unified in our opposition to

Why is fixing sexism women's work?

In 2013, in the stylish atrium of a Seattle ad agency, I moderated a panel for the 3 Percent

One female director for every 22 men: Hollywood's stark diversity problem

The film industry has had momentous upheavals over the last 12 months, but an annual diversity survey has found

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