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"The Right to Sex" Thinks Beyond the Parameters of Consent

Jennifer Szalai New York Times
An essay collection centering on issues facing feminism today, the author calls on the movement to be “relentlessly truth-telling, not least about itself,” focusing on consent, intersectionality, misogyny, gendered violence, and other topics.

We Are Becoming a Nation of Vigilantes

Jon Michaels and David Noll New York Times
The new private enforcement laws endorse what amounts to a civilized form of vigilantism. Recent years have seen an alarming number of vigilante threats or acts against immigrants seeking asylum, Black Lives Matters protesters and voting rights driv

Hope

H Patricia Hynes Portside
“Hope…is not the same as joy that things are going well…or…headed for early success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good...”

An Offering to Our Asian Sisters

Zillah Eisenstein From the Square/NYU Press Blogs
Join the Anti-Racist marches in the streets, and stand up for structural revolutionary anti-racist socialist feminism.

On a Quilt of Oppressions and Injustices

An Thuy Nguyen Portside
The mass shooting in Atlanta was many things, but it was NOT a white man's "bad day." It was, surely, another day of being a woman and an Asian person struggling to leave their marks on a blemished patchwork quilt.
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