Subject: Feminism & Gender
This Valentine’s Day, Let’s Look to Marxists to Reimagine Love, Romance and Sex, In These Times, February 13, 2023.
Work Won’t Love You Back: Reproductive Health Workers Have Rights, Too, The Progressive, August/September 2022.
Married to the job: how a long-hours working culture keeps people single and lonely, The Guardian, April 15, 2021.
Sara Nelson is Not Afraid to Strike Back, The Nation, May 10, 2019.
‘Sheer Joy’: Ireland Will Have Free Abortion Care on January 1, Rewire, December 17, 2018.
What Does the ‘Janus’ Decision Mean for Working Women?, Dame Magazine, July 11, 2018.
Family Values, The New Republic, May 30, 2018.
Ireland Votes to Legalize Abortion. What Comes Next?, Rewire, May 26, 2018.
On the Ground in Ireland: Fighting to Repeal Abortion Ban, Rewire, May 23, 2018.
Why Repeal Matters Worldwide, Rebel IE, May 22, 2018.
Who’s protecting home-care workers in the #MeToo era?, Dame Magazine, April 3, 2018.
The Collective Power of #Metoo, Dissent, Spring 2018.
Ending Harassment Won’t End Romance, The New Republic, January 9, 2018.
Why Did a Majority of White Women Vote for Trump?, New Labor Forum, January 2018.
Consider the Flight Attendant, The New Republic, December 21, 2017.
There Are No Safe Spaces, The New Republic, November 24, 2017.
Donald Trump’s War on the Working Class, Dame Magazine, October 5, 2017.
Excerpt from Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump's America anthology.
Why the U.S. Women’s Hockey Players Are Planning to Strike, Dissent, March 17, 2017.
Are we still suffering the fallout of the New Deal?, Dame Magazine, August 22, 2016.
Excerpt from Necessary Trouble
Special Report: How to Get Away With Harassing, Firing or Never Even Hiring a Trans Worker of Color, June 6, 2016.
The Women of the Easter Rising, Dissent, Summer 2016.
Feminism For Sale, The New Republic, April 25, 2016.
For Sexually Harassed Employees, T-Mobile Has Terrible Service, Dame Magazine, October 23, 2015.
Anne-Marie Slaughter Says You Should Work Less—But Some Don’t Have That Luxury, The New Republic, September 23, 2015.
Why Are U.S. Women’s World Cup Champs Paid Like Chumps?, Dame Magazine, July 7, 2015.
The Last Thing White Women Need Is a Dylann Roof, Dame Magazine, June 29, 2015.
Is There Anything To Gain From Ellen Pao’s Loss?, Dame Magazine, April 6, 2015.
Why Feminism Needs Punk, Dissent, Spring 2015.
Can Uber’s New Plan Really Drive Gender Equality?, Dame Magazine, March 17, 2015.
Are We Mistaking Feelings for Politics?, Dame Magazine, March 10, 2015.
The New Abortion Wars, Refinery29, October 17, 2014.
Neoliberal Feminists Don’t Want Women to Organize, The Public Eye, September 1, 2014.
The Curve: How to End the Criminalization of America’s Mothers, The Nation, August 21, 2014.
with Kathy Geier, Mariame Kaba and Randy Albelda
The Bad Black Mother Myth, Salon, August 6, 2014.
New York’s Governor is Playing Politics with Women’s Equality, Rewire, July 30, 2014.
The Curve: What Do the Recent Supreme Court Decisions Mean for Women’s Economic Security?, The Nation, July 17, 2014.
with Kathy Geier and Sheila Bapat
The Right to Parent, Even If You Are Poor, In These Times, July 16, 2014.
Walmart’s women can’t save money or live better with wages or hours like this, The Guardian, June 4, 2014.
Don’t Tell Me It’s Not All Men, Rewire, May 30, 2014.
Barbara Ehrenreich on Science v. Mysticism, In These Times, April 10, 2014.
What Sandy Wrought, Part 2: In the Wake of Disaster, Reproductive Health Care Falls By the Wayside, Rewire, October 2, 2013.
A Load off the Minds (And Feet) of Pregnant Workers in NYC, In These Times, September 25, 2013.
Opting for Free Time, In These Times, August 12, 2013.
The Ladydrawers: Being of Service, Truthout, July 9, 2013.
Sadism as Politics: On Rick Perry, Paul Ryan, Anti-Abortion Politics, Power and Kicking the Poor, Truthout, July 1, 2013.
From Women’s Page to Style Section, Columbia Journalism Review, February 19, 2013.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Says He Wants to Pass the Reproductive Health Act. But Does He Really Mean It?, Rewire, February 13, 2013.
Grin and Abhor It: The Truth Behind “Service With a Smile”, In These Times, February 4, 2013.
Trickle-Down Feminism, Dissent, Winter 2013.
Memories of My Misogynist Trolls, Jezebel, December 11, 2012.
In New Report, 2086 Domestic Workers Speak Out, In These Times, November 27, 2012.
Which Side Are You On? Activists Launch “Women for Paid Sick Days” Campaign to Press Mayoral Candidate Christine Quinn, AlterNet, July 22, 2012.
The Revolution Will Not Be Fetishized, Jacobin, April 2, 2012.
Fired for a Short Skirt? The Realities of Anti-Worker Laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, AlterNet, March 26, 2012.
Democrats are Still Compromising Away Women’s Rights: What’s Wrong with the Pro-Choice Movement’s Strategy?, AlterNet, December 20, 2011.
Meet the HR3 Ten: Ten Democrats Opposed to Choice (and everything else their party stands for), Rewire, February/March 2011.
Nikki Haley: A New Face for Old Politics in South Carolina, The Nation, November 1, 2010.
Dangerous Communion: A Vindication of A Vindication of Love, August 5, 2010.
Feministe guest blogger, June 2010.
The Weird Elitism of “the Personal is Political” Saps our Strength, Global Comment, January 10, 2010.