Feminist Forte

Misogyny and the Media

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Misogyny. It’s stamped all over the shootings near Santa Barbara this past weekend, what led up to them, and some of the reactions to the violence. I spent the weekend camping in a state park and separated from my laptop,…

Activist Moms


As Mother’s Day approaches, I wanted to share this TED talk that writer Courtney Martin gave in 2010 about how she became a feminist. I love what she says at the end. “The activists I interviewed had nothing in common, literally,…