Fight This Hate: A Weekly Roundup

Fight this Hate shows a small selection of hate crimes and/or harassment that has taken place recently in the United States. Southern Poverty Law Center keeps detailed accounts of hate crimes. Colorlines tracks all manner of topics related to race and publishes them daily. The Read More …

Special Topic: The Necessity of Intersectional Feminism

For the next two weeks I will be offering “Special Topics” in Feminism for my weekly Must Reads column. I’ll return Sunday May 7, 2017 with a regular Round Up of recent news. I was prompted to devote a weekly column to Intersectional Feminism after Read More …

Sean Spicer’s Hitler Comments Erased My Family’s History

When I heard White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer say, first, that Hitler never stooped to using chemical weapons like Assad did in Syria, and then, as a clarification, that Hitler never used the gas “on his own people,” I was deeply offended and outraged. Read More …

Fight This Hate: A Weekly Roundup

Fight this Hate shows a small selection of hate crimes and/or harassment that has taken place recently in the United States. Southern Poverty Law Center keeps detailed accounts of hate crimes. Colorlines tracks all manner of topics related to race and publishes them daily. The Read More …

Recent Must Reads: A Weekly Roundup

Three hours prior to writing this column, the U.S. dropped its Mother Of All Bombs on Afghanistan, 45 has sent out a tweet threatening North Korea that it’s “looking for trouble”, and journalists are trying to determine if Assad or another party gassed Syrian citizens. Read More …

The World Splitting Open: An Interview with Filmmaker Deborah Kampmeier

Deborah Kampmeier’s first two films, Virgin and Hounddog were met with a great deal of controversy, and her third feature, SPLIT, about to be released by Candy Factory Films, should expect nothing less. Kampmeier seems committed to telling stories through the female experience, rather than the male gaze, even if Read More …