Lately, the definition of the word "feminist" has become somewhat vague.
In his 1974-1975 lectures at the College de France collected in the volume Abnormal, Michel Foucault discusses the creation of new technologies in modern "criminal justice" that categorize individuals who "resemble their crime before they commit it."
How much are people willing to risk for equality? In the case of Ugandan lesbian activist Val Kalende, she's risking her life as well as her loved ones for a simple wish: to be able to love freely.
Are feminists in love with the surge? Earlier this week, Dana Goldstein, writing for the Daily Beast, explored "the left's latest divide," pitting feminists and nation-builders against antiwar sentiment. But where does this leave Afghan women?
The media spotlight is on gubernatorial hopeful Robert McDonnell who is currently launching his 2009 campaign for governor of Virginia. McDonnell finds himself in hot water for his 1989 thesis, which outlines a position hostile to women's interests and feminism.
An ex-boyfriend once asserted that women were their own worst enemy when it came to money. He asserted that if women would just speak up, they would see the benefit on their checks. He was only half right.
Linda Hirshman, who is more adept at re-writing history than she is at letting anything go, has written yet another column about feminism, domestic abuse and Rihanna, without the benefit of reading any of the new research on abuse.