Whose rights, bodies, and property are legally protected

Whose rights, bodies, and property are legally protected by the chivalrous class toting ’ladies first’ as a slogan? What hides subjugation as well as moralistic self-confidence? When do you decide to ignore the language and look at the structure instead?

If you don’t approve

If you don’t approve of society renegotiating gender roles, is it a fair assumption that you presently benefit from the status quo in some way?

Gender and Leadership: redefining and reconceptualizing power

When you think of the word ‘leadership,’ what comes to mind? What are your top three word associations? Got your list? Now, how many of the words that you just imagined reflect traditionally masculine characteristics? In this episode, Shawna Lewkowitz (@ShawnaLewk) and Anne-Marie Sanchez (@anma_sa) discuss some big questions about gender and leadership: How has …

I Believe Her

Innocent until proven guilty. This is the foundational presumption of our justice system. This is the normative, intentional bias we have structurally embedded in our conception of justice to protect the wrongly accused. It is central to our legal definition of human rights itself. But presumed innocence has a inherent side effect. It structurally imposes …

Nose hair

“Women needlessly subject themselves to a ridiculous number of subjective cultural beauty norms,” he said to himself, as he trimmed his unseemly nostril hair.