From the French Revolution to #MeToo, social movements often burst into the mainstream with what seems like little warning. Cass Sunstein explains why.
And it needs to wholeheartedly attack the foundations of western philosophy.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
For six decades, young girls have played with Barbie dolls. But she's changed a bit recently.
Last year, the word 'intersectionality' hit the mainstream at the Golden Globes as actors attempted to raise awareness for #MeToo and #TimesUp. But what exactly does intersectionality mean?
The term initially focussed on the intersection between race and gender, but more recent uses have extended to include
sexuality, gender diversity and disability.
Being the media-savvy women that they were, suffragists realized they needed to come up with a meaningful, recognizable brand.
A new piece of performance art features a lookalike Ivanka Trump vacuuming crumbs. Not only is it a cutting commentary on labor and gender, but it also highlights the complicity of the viewer.
South Korea is facing a low fertility trend. Valentine's Day serves as a reminder to help ease the domestic burden on young women so they can consider partnerships again.
The recent controversy, sloganeering and protests about Sabarimala temple in the Indian state of Kerala obscure the way that the media have used stereotypes of women and caste again and again.
The French writer's work and life make perfect cinematic subjects.
Reality based theatre is one way artists are challenging the lies put out by politicians like U.S. President Donald Trump, who exploits our contemporary insecurities.
When 14 women were killed at École Polytechnique in 1989, no one at the time considered it an act of terrorism. Three decades later, that's exactly how it should be viewed.
Recent revelations of the coerced sterilization of Indigenous women in Canada are part of a long, complex and disturbing history -- in which feminism became a fight to keep one's own children.
The term 'gaslighting' is now liberally used but what does it mean and where did it come from?
Writerly acts of confession are garish, they are vulgar and dazzling, but they are the only form of disobedience at many a woman writer’s disposal.
Men have defended gender segregation by treating women who cross over into male-dominated occupations with scorn and ridicule.
This exhibition is perfectly timed – feminism and fashion need Mary Quant now more than ever.
While a record number of women are headed to Congress, a number of conservative measures passed across states. What explains this?
Emile Durkheim helped to lay the foundations of sociological thought and theory. He spoke of our current condition as being influenced by social structures and institutions.