Guest Editor Rev. Dr. Barbara Welch talks about "Existential Shame", substance abuse, and the world of local churches Research Associate’s Note: As part of our new PANDEMIC section, we are continuing to reflect on how helping institutions, particularly the Church, can be present to meet people’s needs in a time of fear, stress, and isolation. … Continue reading PANDEMIC EDITION: Pastors, Is Your Church Safe for Survivors of Abuse?
Women and Girls are especially impacted misogyny and social deficits under patriarchy
Whether it’s “Moms Demand Action” or “Yes, We Code”, or the class of professional women in government we have come to know through televised events—Prosecutors, Judges, Ambassadors, Accountants, Attorneys, Assistants, Fact Witnesses, or elected officials—we are seeing everywhere that women are refusing to sit down and shut up. If anything, crises ranging from Climate Emergency … Continue reading “Speaking Truth to Nonsense: Women are doing the “heavy lifting” in calling government to account”
Candy in vending machines is tax free; necessities for female hygiene? Not so much! Check out your state, and see what you can do to address this discrimination that “bleeds” women monthly... https://www.marieclaire.com/politics/a29490059/tampon-tax-state-guide/
Around the world, the costs of menstruation are anything but trivial. Women and girls are often shamed, debased, bullied and excluded during menstruation, and poverty poses a special humiliation. United Nations Recommendations The Curse. Aunt Flow. Red Alert. On the Rag—What’s the Problem with Female Functions? Some folks might think the “cost” of shaming women … Continue reading 🔴 WORLD PERIOD DAY| PERIOD SHAMING: Do You Know It’s Costs Worldwide?
Are You More Than A Body? Lots of people seem to think that girls and women are defined, and only valued, by their physical sexual characteristics. This view is embedded in most cultures at a very deep level, both in terms of concrete social practices (veiling, enforced modesty codes, segregation) and within the psyches of … Continue reading Happy International Day of the Girl, 2019! Ask “Are You More Than a Body?”
Wow! Things are certainly changing in Medieval Studies, thanks to the intersectional approaches of scholars formerly excluded from the field. "WHY would a Muslim (African/ Woman/ American/ Asian/ handicapped/ LGBTIQ/ etc.) want to study the Middle Ages in N. Europe? Weird!", such scholars often hear when they present themselves in graduate studies or at conferences … Continue reading SPECIAL TRANSGENDER ISSUE! Medieval Feminist Forum: A Journal of Gender and Sexuality | Vol 55 | No. 1
COOPER, Anna Julia – Did you know this woman, born into to slavery, was one of the first leaders in analyses of the ethics of slavery? Read about her on GLOBAL SOCIAL THEORY — Read on globalsocialtheory.org/thinkers/cooper-anna-julia/
"If boys can bring girls to marriage, why can't girls?" she asked BBC Bengali in the days after her wedding to Tariqul Islam had gone viral
The United Nations confirms what we always suspected: Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World — Read on m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5bfbf61ee4b0eb6d931142ac/amp "Geographically, Asia had the most female homicides (20,000) perpetrated by intimate partners or family members in 2017, followed by Africa (19,000), North and South America (8,000), Europe (3,000) and Oceania (300). … Continue reading WOMEN ARE PREY ANIMALS UNDER PATRIARCHY: Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World