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Spring 2015

Fall 2014

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Letters
Keeping Score

 
National
Global

Indiana Injustice
Virtual U
Passing the Test
More Than Cookies

The Village That Cherishes
Women; Behind the Labels
That Time of the Month
Irreversible Progress

FEATURES

The Women Who Steal the Show | By Dani Klein Modisett
Shonda Rhimes, Jenji Kohan, Jill Soloway— and more!—are changing the face of television for the better.

Black Girls Matter | BY KiMBerlÉ Crenshaw
When national initiatives to help youth of color focus only on boys, the needs of our most vulnerable young women become invisible.

Safe Enough To Thrive | By Catherine Powell, Gayle tzeMaCh leMMon anD hannah Chartoff
As the U.S. slows down its troop withdrawal, the women of Afghanistan have more time to solidify their social and political gains.

 
DEPARTMENTS

Money
Antisocial Security | By MARTHA BURK
It’s anniversary time for the U.S. safety net, but cuts loom.

Frontlines
Wage Gap Denial | BY TERRY O'NEILL
We can’t believe we’re still protesting this sh*t!

Music
The Soundtrack of Lesbian Feminism |
By Bonnie J . Morris
“Women’s music” turns 40

Book Reviews
Erin Aubry Kaplan on Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child; Vanessa C. Adriance on David S. Cohen and Krysten Connon’s Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism; Asra Q. Nomani on Mona Eltahawy’s Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

Bookmarks
Great reads for Spring 2015

DVD Watch
Feminist films available for home viewing

Backtalk
The Legacies of Boxer and Mikulski | BY DONNA BRAZILE
We’ll miss these two pioneering women senators.

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