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Two Recent Works by Michele Gilman

Two Recent Works by Michele Gilman Michele Gilman (Baltimore) has published two recent pieces that may be of interest to blog readers: Michele Gilman, Feminism, Democracy, and the “War on Women,” 32 J. of Law & Inequality 1 (2014). This article analyzes the social conservative attacks … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

CFP: Teaching Through the Digital Divide

CFP: Teaching Through the Digital Divide From the FLP mailbox: Professing Feminism: Teaching Through the Digital Divide Deadline: Dec. 15, 2014 Page limit 15-25 pages Format: Email articles in MLA style. Double spaced. MSWord attachments only. Show More Summary

Patricia Hill Collins, “Lessons from Black Feminism”

Patricia Hill Collins, “Lessons from Black Feminism” Earlier this year, Patricia Hill Collins spoke at Grand Valley State University (Michigan).  Her talk, “We Who Believe in Freedom Cannot Rest: Lessons from Black Feminism,” was sponsored by the University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, Women’s Center and LGBT Resource … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Reclaiming “ladylike”?

Reclaiming “ladylike”? That’s the topic of this NYT op-ed. Here is an excerpt: Recently, Senator Claire McCaskill, Democrat of Missouri, trained her sights on a single word — “ladylike.” “Ladylike,” Ms. McCaskill told an audience at Iowa State University last month, means, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

“Recently Kim, whose company helps users change and personalize their Android smartphone homescreens, contacted a male developer about whether he’d be interested in joining Locket. He responded, “Hey Yunha, I’m pretty happy with my current job, but if you

“Recently Kim, whose company helps users change and personalize their Android smartphone homescreens, contacted a male developer about whether he’d be interested in joining Locket. He responded, “Hey Yunha, I’m pretty happy with my current job, but if you’re single I’d like to date you. Show More Summary

Death of Karyn Washington

Death of Karyn Washington Karyn Washington, founder of the “For Brown Girls” website, has died at age 22.  For those who aren’t familiar with it, the purpose of the website is “to celebrate the beauty of dark skin while combating colorism and promoting self … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Changing Sexual Practices, Media Sensationalism and Attention-Getting Rim Jobs

Changing Sexual Practices, Media Sensationalism and Attention-Getting Rim Jobs I admit that reading New York magazine is a guilty pleasure of mine.  I enjoy the mix of fluff pieces; vanilla journalism; and NYC-centered, self-satisfied...Show More Summary

Does Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia believe society is eroding because women use the ‘F-word’?

Does Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia believe society is eroding because women use the ‘F-word’? That’s what this article effing claims. Feminist Law Professors

Pubic Hair and Feminism

Pubic Hair and Feminism ‘Cause we keep track of certain trends (e.g., here), the “Full-Bush Brazilian” article in the NY Magazine caught our interest: My bikini-waxer, Jola, recently told me about a pubic-grooming configuration I had not heard of, which patrons of her Williamsburg … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

BDSM and Feminism

BDSM and Feminism Writer Kathy Kulig asks here, “BDSM and Feminism – Can They Coexist?” In a recent interview, I was asked whether I thought the BDSM lifestyle and feminism conflicted. I thought it would be an interesting topic for discussion. I think … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Is Unionization Good for Women’s College Athletics?

Is Unionization Good for Women’s College Athletics? The NYT chips away at the question in an article published today, “Amid Cheers, Union Bid Stirs Concern for Women.”  Here is an excerpt, quoting Feminist Law Prof Erin Buzuvis and citing her work at the Title IX Blog: Female … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

“The gender wage gap has only closed by 1.7 percentage points over the last decade, compared to 3.1 points the decade before and 9.7 the decade before that. “

“The gender wage gap has only closed by 1.7 percentage points over the last decade, compared to 3.1 points the decade before and 9.7 the decade before that. “ That’s the depressing news from this article entitled “We’ve Stopped Making Progress In Closing The Gender Wage Gap.” Feminist Law Professors

MUST READ: “In praise of Joanne Rowling’s Hermione Granger series” By Sady Doyle

MUST READ: “In praise of Joanne Rowling’s Hermione Granger series” By Sady Doyle The most brilliant feminist essay I have read in ages. Simple, yet revolutionary. Not sure how I missed it on 2011 but very glad I got to read it at last. Feminist Law Professors

Columbia Law School announces launch of Public Rights/Private Conscience Project

Columbia Law School announces launch of Public Rights/Private Conscience Project Today the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law will launch it’s Public Rights/Private Conscience Project – a new think-tank created to reconceptualize and reset the intractable standoff between religious liberty and equality/sexual liberty. Show More Summary

New blog by two constitutional law professors who want to bring women’s voices and issues to the forefront of constitutional law and law and religion debates!

New blog by two constitutional law professors who want to bring women’s voices and issues to the forefront of constitutional law and law and religion debates! Authored by Professors Marci Hamilton and Leslie Griffin, you can check it out here! Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Academics Unite to Support Carole Vance!

Feminist Academics Unite to Support Carole Vance! Carole Vance is a pioneering feminist academic.  Her writing and her constant political engagement pressed feminist thinking and action forward in innumerable ways. Her sometimes-controversial...Show More Summary

A Documentary On Anita Hill

A Documentary On Anita Hill Sheryl Day Stolberg of the New York Times discusses the new documentary “Anita” about Anita Hill, who became the reluctant central figure in the Clarence Thomas judicial hearings so many years ago. More here. Feminist Law Professors

Massachusetts Legislature Revises Its Statute In Response To “Upskirting” Decision

Massachusetts Legislature Revises Its Statute In Response To “Upskirting” Decision In response to Massachusetts’ highest court’s ruling that “upskirting” is not illegal according to the state’s statute,  members of the legislature moved quickly to introduce a number of bills to criminalize the practice. Show More Summary

Mass. Supreme Court Affirms Right of Men to Look Up Our Skirts

Mass. Supreme Court Affirms Right of Men to Look Up Our Skirts or at least take pictures up women’s skirts. CNN, e.g., has coverage here.  The AP has coverage here. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors

Is Womb-in-a-Box Next? Attempted Pregnancy of Women with Uterine Transplants

Is Womb-in-a-Box Next? Attempted Pregnancy of Women with Uterine Transplants Four Swedish women who received uterine transplants have been implanted with embryos in an attempt to carry their own biological child to term.  Read the AP story here. As my mind attempts to grasp this medical leap, I couldn’t help … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

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