Tags Archives: Masculinity

Wild Nature, Wild Woman

This talk was given in the Feminist Thinking Will Save the Planet session at #FiLiA2021. The article originally appeared on the FiLiA website. By Susan Breen Any of you who know me will be aware that I’m a recovering mainstream environmentalist and left wing political candidate, for any of you who are active in either … Continue reading Wild Nature, Wild Woman

In Turkey women faced rubber bullets, tear gas from police as they marched to end gender-based violence

This story first appeared in Global Voices. Protestors highlighted the increasing femicide and violence rates in Turkey By Arzu Geybullayeva Hundreds of women took the streets in Istanbul to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25. However, protestors were met with police violence, including tear gas and rubber … Continue reading In Turkey women faced rubber bullets, tear gas from police as they marched to end gender-based violence

Don’t teach your kids to ‘explore gender’ — refuse to teach them ‘gender’ at all

Owen Lloyd, a parent of two young children, reflects on gender, raising children, and how to navigate the maze of gender stereotypes and gender oppression. By Owen Lloyd / Feminist Current Today, my son came inside to show me a caterpillar he had discovered in the yard. He was dressed in his typical fashion, which, … Continue reading Don’t teach your kids to ‘explore gender’ — refuse to teach them ‘gender’ at all

Scientist’s Warning on Affluence and Growth

Originally published on Nature Communications, this is an excerpt from an article describing scientists’ warning on affluence by Thomas Wiedmann, Manfred Lenzen, Lorenz T. Keyßer & Julia K. Steinberger. Super-affluent consumers and growth imperatives Growth imperatives are active at multiple levels, making the pursuit of economic growth (net investment, i.e. investment above depreciation) a necessity … Continue reading Scientist’s Warning on Affluence and Growth

The Creation of Patriarchy

Editors note: Gerda Lerner (1920-2013) was a historian, author and teacher. She was a professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a visiting scholar at Duke University. Lerner was one of the founders of the field of women’s history, and was a former president of the Organization of American Historians. She taught … Continue reading The Creation of Patriarchy

Sankara on the Oppression of Women

“Woman’s fate is bound up with that of the exploited male. This is a fact. However, this solidarity, arising from the exploitation that both men and women suffer and that binds them together historically, must not cause us to lose sight of the specific reality of the woman’s situation. The conditions of her life are … Continue reading Sankara on the Oppression of Women

DGR Eugene hosts Robert Jensen

Last week, a member of DGR Eugene brought author and radical activist Robert Jensen (no relation to Derrick Jensen) to town to give a talk titled “Patriarchy: Left, Right, and Center.” Video of the talk can be found here. The audio isn’t great, but improves partway through the talk. It is listenable throughout. In his … Continue reading DGR Eugene hosts Robert Jensen

Jollene Levid: ‘It is no surprise that the alt-right espouse male supremacy just as vehemently as white supremacy’

Featured image: Jollene Levid (Photo: AF3IRM LA Coordinator Roxanna Avila).  National chairperson of AF3IRM, Jollene Levid, speaks with Meghan Murphy about rise of white nationalism in the US, how the alt-right is connected to male supremacy, and what movements can do to better address violence against women of colour.       by Meghan Murphy / … Continue reading Jollene Levid: ‘It is no surprise that the alt-right espouse male supremacy just as vehemently as white supremacy’

Material Support for Grassroots Long-Term Eco-Feminist Organizing

The Women’s Caucus of Deep Green Resistance is fundraising to provide a stipend to a point person who will head up feminist organizing within and on-behalf of DGR. The women of Deep Green Resistance are hard at work fighting pipelines, protecting forests, defending prairie dogs and buffalo, creating alternative media, supporting camps like Standing Rock, … Continue reading Material Support for Grassroots Long-Term Eco-Feminist Organizing