3 White Thugs Harass Woman wearing headscarf on NY Subway, chant Trump’s name and call her ‘Terrorist”


Since racist Donald Trump was elected, bias incidents have spiked 400 percent in New York City.  The most recent case proves that Trump inspires these xenophobic attacks. Last night three white thugs assaulted an 18 year-old Long Island woman wearing a head scarf at 10 pm on the 6 line and excused their criminal behavior by shouting, “Donald … More 3 White Thugs Harass Woman wearing headscarf on NY Subway, chant Trump’s name and call her ‘Terrorist”

Trump Campaigner in Michigan Faces Prison for Election Fraud — Rewire


A member of President-elect Donald Trump’s Michigan election team faces up to five years in prison for election fraud. Brandon Hall, 27, was found guilty Wednesday of ten counts of election fraud by a Ottawa County jury, as the Grand Haven Tribune reported. Hall, managing editor of the blog West Michigan Politics, had been called … More Trump Campaigner in Michigan Faces Prison for Election Fraud — Rewire

Wisconsin to Pay Abortion Providers $1.6 Million After GOP’s Failed Anti-Choice Measure — Rewire


The Wisconsin Office of the Attorney General has agreed to pay the state’s abortion providers a $1.6 million lawsuit settlement to cover legal fees they amassed while fighting an unconstitutional 2013 admitting privileges law passed by the state’s GOP-held legislature. The U.S. District Court in the Western District of Wisconsin ruled Thursday that the state … More Wisconsin to Pay Abortion Providers $1.6 Million After GOP’s Failed Anti-Choice Measure — Rewire

Petition on academic purge in Turkey — Feminist Philosophers


Please sign. As academics and administrators affiliated with colleges and universities around the world, we the undersigned strongly condemn the recent attacks on academic freedom by President Erdoğan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP). On July 19, over 15,000 teachers and staff have been removed from their jobs, and Turkey’s Higher Education Board […] via … More Petition on academic purge in Turkey — Feminist Philosophers

Women-only spaces and the ‘wrong kind’ of woman — Feminist Philosophers


As we’ve discussed before, feminist and women-only spaces are often less inclusive than we’d hope, especially to women of color. And this is of course an ongoing issue that intersectional feminism seeks to wrestle with and improve on. But there’s an interesting question that’s specific to feminist and women-only spaces in philosophy – are they […] … More Women-only spaces and the ‘wrong kind’ of woman — Feminist Philosophers

United Methodists Elect 1st Gay Bishop; Canadian Anglicans OK Same-Sex Marriage; Iraq’s Sadr Issues Fatwa Against Violence Against Gender Noncomformists; Tanzanian Politician Declares War on ‘Gayism’; Global LGBT Recap — Religion Dispatches


Kohl: A Journal for Body and Gender Research, is a biannual, multilingual and peer-reviewed “progressive,… via United Methodists Elect 1st Gay Bishop; Canadian Anglicans OK Same-Sex Marriage; Iraq’s Sadr Issues Fatwa Against Violence Against Gender Noncomformists; Tanzanian Politician Declares War on ‘Gayism’; Global LGBT Recap — Religion Dispatches

Jasmine Abdullah Richards — Feminist Philosophers


I was just going to post the picture below, but then I realised (with some horror) that I’m not sure we’ve posted the full story about this yet. Readers will no doubt have heard about this case. Jasmine Richards is a key figure in the Black Lives Matter movement. Black people are murdered by the […] … More Jasmine Abdullah Richards — Feminist Philosophers

Campaign Week in Review: Clinton Calls for ‘Gender-Responsive’ Prison Policies, Trump Unleashes ‘Sexist’ Attack on Clinton — Rewire


We live in such interesting times.  This election, more than any one so far, exposes how the denigration of women remains so very entrenched in our culture, not only in the United States, but across the world.  I am voting for Hilary Clinton because she is the best qualified candidate for president of our country. … More Campaign Week in Review: Clinton Calls for ‘Gender-Responsive’ Prison Policies, Trump Unleashes ‘Sexist’ Attack on Clinton — Rewire