This week, Global Comment’s editors are digging a longread on the gendered history of kitchen appliances, a deep dive into sexual harassment in the outdoor industry, and, yeah, a story about a mermaid.
It is mindboggling that Manning’s supporters continue to engage in this, in the very act of “support”–and it says everything about how we on the Left see transgender women.
The Hindi soap transforms the everyday into the spectacle. Done well, they capture the quiet frustrations and tired dreams of a cross-section of Indian women. Done badly, they are prolonged cat-fights.
The decision facing the Supreme Court now is not simply whether the Wal-Mart case is too large to be prosecuted as a class-action lawsuit. It is whether women constitute a class.
Women are as guilty as anyone else when it comes to not supporting women’s sports.
The ranking occasioned a long round finger-pointing, navel-gazing, hand-wringing, and politician-blaming.
It is no surprise that a religiously charged people murder their daughters with impunity.
Manhood was defined by career success and the ability to provide one’s family with consumer items.
Simelane, as a soccer player, represented a threat that Semenya, a runner, does not.
The word yoni inherently marginalizes. It privileges one type of “South Asian” over another and instantly undermines any sense of unity that might exist in the South Asian identity.