Tag Archives: feminism

Rep. Jackie Speier on Abortion

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted to remove federal funding from Planned Parenthood yesterday. California Representative Jackie Speier made an impromptu speech on the floor against it. If you seek an example of patriarchy you need look no further than … Continue reading

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Latino History Month #1

They say those who do not know their past are doomed to repeat it. I say, those who do not know their past have no future. For what are we if not the bearers of the collective memories and struggles … Continue reading

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Feminism and the high court

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sonia Sotomayor’s statement about being a “wise Latina woman”: I’m sure she meant no more than what I mean when I say: Yes, women bring a different life experience to the table. All … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton, not Feminism, is Defeated

As should be increasingly clear to most people by now, Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid is slowly coming to an end. As a teacher of race and gender issues, I have been more than a little bit concerned at the widespread … Continue reading

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