Hillary Clinton: The Feminist President We Need?

The October 15th Democratic debate raised the bar considerably. There was no name calling, no bickering and even some show of support between the candidates. This was also the most watched Democratic debate in history, with 15.3 million viewers, as well as almost a million people watching CNN’s livestream. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders dominated the debate—quite…

these bridges/still hold us

to my white feminist sisters/sisters that use my back/to break the glass ceiling/ceiling that can only be shattered/by you/not me/sister that will never be your sister/sister outsider do not hang pictures of me/on your wall/wall of phony solidarity/solidarity only meant for/your sisters/sisters that rewrite herstory/herstory that first belonged to me resist the urge to tell…

A Body at Work: Thoughts on the Painted Women of NYC

If you’ve been anywhere close to Times Square, you may have heard the recent controversy over the nearly naked women posing for photos. These woman wear headdresses, thongs and nothing else. The rest of their body, including their breasts are painted with body paint. Mayor Bill de Blasio has actively spoken out against them. Some people…

We(Do Not)Consent

A former Wall Street banker has developed a new app that will film you and your partner “consenting” to having sex with each other. Using your phone camera, you point the lens at yourself and state your name and desire. Then you point the lens at your partner and they agree (“consent”). Called WeConsent, the…