January 29, 2018

An Interview with Rachel Lyon

By Caroline Hagood

In Self-Portrait With Boy, Rachel Lyon has written a powerful debut novel. Self-Portrait examines the aftermath of the moment Lu Rile takes a photograph that inadvertently captures a boy’s fatal […]

December 4, 2017

Better Things and Silenced Women

By Caroline Hagood

The second season of Better Things recently came to a close and, although it did so memorably with a multi-daughter dance performance, I want to focus on the distinctive second-to-last […]

December 11, 2015

EcoFeminism at Cop21

By Karen Malpede

  Few people remember the ecofeminist movement of the 1980s, spearheaded by my friends Ynestra King, Starhawk, Grace Paley, Dorothy Dinnerstein and others. Many of the young activists from around […]

December 11, 2014

Martyr Stories, Past and Present

By Amit Majmudar

Some of the most popular stories in medieval Europe were tales of saints and martyrs. Many of the hagiographies were essentially martyr stories as well, seeing as most early Christians were […]