posts tagged feminism

6/22/17 // BCRA Lesson: Republicans Hate Women More Than Anything

Women’s health care coverage extends as far as the male authors of the bill want it to. | read

6/7/17 // Duck Sex and Feminism Have More In Common Than You Thought

To understand reproductive choice in nature, a Yale professor studied what he calls the “evolutionary arms race” between male and female ducks. | read

5/9/17 // Abortion Rights Under Fire

This is the first study to prove that abortion rights are truly in danger, not just a convenient target for hysterical media | read

4/27/17 // Melissa Gira Grant on the Fearless Girl

Melissa Gira Grant is back for MGG Thursdays and we’re talking Wall Street’s Fearless Girl, the NYT tomboy op ed, and the politics of booing Ivanka. Also, John joins us to talk about Trump’s… | listen

4/20/17 // Melissa Gira Grant on Ivanka Feminism

Melissa Gira Grant is back for MGG Thursdays and we go deep on Ivanka and Lean In feminism. Also, John checks in on North Korea. Photo credit: Twitter (@melissagira) | listen

4/14/17 // A New Feminist Manifesto With Jessa Crispin

Jessa Crispin says she is not a feminist. Or rather, she doesn’t identify with the modern-day feminist agenda as we know it. BTRtoday sits down with the author to discuss. | read

4/2/17 // Does Using Emojis Make You a Bad Feminist?

The lack of female occupations in the emoji-sphere transports us back to a time where we were seen as adjuncts and hoes to this movement of progress. Or does it? | read

3/31/17 // Feminism for Dummies

We all need feminism. Even, and perhaps especially, those of us who don’t quite understand it. | read

3/28/17 // Being a Woman Does Not Make You a Feminist, Thinx

Nonsense like this is a good reminder that simply being a woman does not make you a feminist, nor does it excuse whatever assholery you get up to, such as non-consensually groping your underlings (or anyone, for that matter). | read

3/20/17 // Why the Subreddit r/TwoXChromosomes Is Still Important

TwoXChromosomes was made a default subreddit almost three years ago, and has changed significantly. Its intended goal has been “watered down” by “drive-by participants.” | read

3/14/17 // A Day Without a Woman

BTR social media director Irina Groushevaia joins the show to discuss covering the 'A Day Without a Woman' protests and the issue of whether men can discuss women's issues. | listen

3/12/17 // Jami Attenberg - All Grown Up

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Middlesteins comes a wickedly funny novel about a thirty-nine-year-old single, childfree woman who defies convention as she seeks connection. | listen

3/9/17 // Women On Strike

Escalating tensions with North Korea, Trump's lies about Guantanamo, Happy International Women's Day, and listener mail. Photo Credit: Public Domain | listen

3/4/17 // Week of 03/04/17

We’re saluting rocking women on the show today with great tracks from Waxahatchee, Widowspeak, Summer Camp and more… | listen

3/1/17 // A Look Into Riot Grrrl Culture

Riot Grrrl culture not only created a door for women into punk rock, but also into anarchy and political rebellion. BTRtoday researches the rise of this culture and where it stands today. | read

2/13/17 // Getting Inked for Reproductive Rights

With the upcoming gag rule, Brooklynites take over by raising money for Planned Parenthood... by doing a flash tattoo event. | read

2/13/17 // Soft Lions

Have your ears pet Soft Lions and, trust me, you'll be in for a treat! Meet the west-coast band bringing in the dark vibes to the dance floor. | read

1/30/17 // Dear White Women: We Owe Women of Color

When we tout the “peacefulness” of the marches, we forget that white feminists have the privilege of being able to march with the support of law enforcement, a privilege that women of color don’t enjoy. | read

1/25/17 // Women's March on Washington: Part II

Joe speaks with Steve Strauss of the Freedom Socialist Party and reflects on the scope of the Women's March. | listen

1/17/17 // Cindy Hinant

Cindy Hinant is a New York based artist who utilizes video, audio, internet and digital technologies, as well as performance and traditional art mediums in works that reflect on popular… | listen

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