Tag: Me too movement

Fellow White Women, It’s Time to Talk About Feminism

Fellow White Women, It’s Time to Talk About Feminism

In March, as part of Women’s History Month, we rightfully celebrate women’s achievements and the strides toward equity we have made collectively. Yet we need to be honest about how we got here and how far we still have to go. Women’s History Month should have an intersectional lens and be a...

#MeToo: Power, Let’s Talk About It

#MeToo: Power, Let’s Talk About It

This is a story I have been sitting on for over a year, trying to get it right. It is a story about womanhood, immigration, my remarkably uneventful experience of dating R. Kelly, and the intersection between the American pop culture and the #MeToo movement. Let me start by saying that it took...

Are There Still Safe Passages Left for Men?

Are There Still Safe Passages Left for Men?

In Adam Shankman’s film, “What Men Want,” Taraji P. Henson’s character solicits a compliment from a man. “My ass doesn’t look good in this skirt?” she asks rhetorically. The man replies, “In the current cultural climate it feels inappropriate for me to comment on your body.”...

Dr. Ford Made Me Cry Too

Dr. Ford Made Me Cry Too

The #MeToo movement can become extremely viable and valuable if it can blossom into a movement for the legal, social and economic gender equality that is long overdue. Sorting out the ramifications of what has become known as the #MeToo movement has become daily fare for those who make a living...

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