What’s Current: Censoring women’s body hair; romanticizing women’s work

Gail Dines lays out every common pro-porn argument and demonstrates how to refute it.

Pubic hair controversies!

“Wifework vs ‘proper work'”– Sisterhood is apparently dead, because wives pay some one else to iron their husbands’ shirts.

The secret behind why male-dominated careers pay better and are regarded with more respect.

Podcast on the history of how teaching became “women’s work.”

Lierre Keith discusses some basics of radicalism.

80 per cent of ten year old girls in the US have been on a diet… How is that possible?

It turns out that it’s not just Photoshop that makes girls have a warped perception of their bodies, but also cartoons with exaggerated/sexualized femininity. And so… The Hawkeye Initiative.

 

An American expatriate who fled to the wonderland of Canada, Susan Cox spends most of her time writing, reading, and cooking.

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Susan Cox
Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.

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