Feminism

Sexism and the City: VS Naipaul’s Offensive Comments on Gender & Female Writers

Oh yay…another sexism watch alert.  Nobel Laureate for Literature winner and royal asshat VS Naipaul said in an interview last week at the Royal Geographic Society that he didn’t consider any female writer his literary equal. Wow.  In particular, he criticized Jane Austen (what did she ever do to him?!), saying he: “couldn’t possibly share … Continue reading

Feminism

Her Girl Friday: Media Panel with Jodi Kantor, Ariel Levy & Latoya Peterson at Soapbox Feminist Winter Term – Day 2

I know it’s been awhile since I’ve shared with you all my feminist escapades in NYC participating in Soapbox Feminist Winter Term.  Blame it on the bullshit anti-choice legislation, wine drinking and the Oscars.  But I want you to get a sense of what this life-changing week encompassed.  So let’s pick up where we left … Continue reading