By Zander Lurie, CEO, SurveyMonkey “Fewer Women Run Big Companies Than Men Named John.” Headlines like these are shameful
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L’Oréal Paris just made history by featuring YouTuber Amena Khan, wearing her headscarf. It’s the first time a major mainstream hair campaign has featured a woman in a hijab.
My actions exist in the context of how I was taught to be a man. My actions exist in the context of patriarchy. And patriarchy is violent. Full stop.
When it comes to diversity in entertainment, the "Hamilton" creator has a few words for Broadway and Hollywood.
Planned Parenthood is often thought of by the public as a women's health provider. But it isn't really a women's health group -- Planned Parenthood has provided reproductive health care to people of all genders for years.
Becca Mccharen, creator of Chromat, a high-end fashion brand that champions inclusivity and body positivity, talks about her latest line and how she’s working to represent all women in fashion.
During my twenty-two years as a professor, I had half a dozen students who were in some stage of gender transition, but it wasn't until reading Becoming Nicole, that I really got it.
The LGBT civil rights movement has evolved admirably over the past few years to become more inclusive, working against institutional bigotry of all kinds, and grappling with the intersectionalities that exist within all of us. Unfortunately, some of that progress has empowered the more radical amongst us to act in a brazen, autocratic manner.
We can actively work to include "others" in this grand experiment that we call civil society. Of course, we also have the option of practicing denial, defensiveness, blame, and exclusivity. I guess it just depends on the kind of society that we are trying to create. Society is a result of collective individual practice, and what we practice at any given moment is a choice. Knowing this, what will we practice right now?
For many years, media portrayals of LGBTQ people focused on one type of experience -- that of the white, gay, urban man living a fabulous life in a coastal city. While people living that experience are an important part of our community, many other voices and stories haven't been consistently heard.
President Obama has signaled a "new phase" in the fight against the Islamic State as we send 1,500 additional Americans into Iraq to train and advise the Iraqi army to "start going on some offense." Doing so will be no small task.
The feminist blogosphere has become as much a space for social activism and encouraging change as it has for people to air their opinions and comments without fear of consequence. Though online feminism has been instrumental in bringing important issues to light, others worry that it has become exclusive to a fault.
A few questions about the book and about my nonfiction writings would quickly reveal my shocking point of view: that I think the Jewish people should stop circumcising.
"The Sopranos" is the story of an Italian-American family inside the criminal society of a New Jersey mafia in which revenge is the standard response to disrespect and disobedience. Why is immoral behavior worthy of anybody's attention?