Laws banning discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity are front-page news. But they seem to be overreaching on a lot of fronts.
You'd think a guy getting pregnant circumvents the biological essentialist standpoint. But mpreg often has a lot of bio-essentialist stances.
Some people think gender and biological sex are linked. In reality, we kind of made up everything about what makes a man or a woman.
Second wave feminism tried to dismantle more than the first wave. But 50 years on, we're still fixing what the 1960s and '70s got wrong.
Romance novels are the industry heavy-hitter, but everywhere we turn, they get slagged on. What's up with that?
On the surface, a culture that promotes innocence seems pretty harmless. Underneath, purity culture is much more sinister.
Sex work is considered pretty bad in our society, but not everyone has viewed it that way. Modern arguments against it tend not to hold water, and most of the problems don't originate in the profession itself, but with how society treats it.
Who is a woman and who isn't? The current definition is a bit of a problem, considering it actually serves patriarchal and capitalistic ends.
In honor of International Women's Day, a reminder that inclusive feminism is the only feminism.