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Gender News Articles: Activism

Nov 19 2019 | Posted In: Activism, Art and Literature, Intersectionality
Alexander Chee, author of the 2018 essay collection How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, admits he “never wanted to lift the curtain” and learn about the life of a writer. “I never wanted to know,” he says. “I was always content to only have the book.” However, he found interviewers asking if...
political flier with woman's face and words
Feb 8 2019 | Posted In: Activism, Law, Leadership
In a time when women’s voting turnout in India has experienced remarkable growth, political parties may be missing an important opportunity. What would happen if their political messages specifically target women? Clayman Institute Faculty Fellow Saad Gulzar, assistant professor of political...
May 21 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Leadership
Michelle R. Clayman, Chair of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research Advisory Council, has been elected to the Stanford University Board of Trustees. A Stanford Graduate School of Business alum (MBA ’79), Clayman’s election recognizes her impact as a leader, and importantly, as an advocate for...
Mike Baiocchi
May 7 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Leadership, Mentorship, Sexual Assault
Gender-based sexual violence is pandemic—preventing it seems almost impossible. But Clayman Institute Faculty Research Fellow Mike Baiocchi’s new research proves intervention and prevention are possible.
Ashley Farmer
May 7 2018 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Diversity and Inclusion, Feminism, History
“Yes, I’m against the war in Vietnam; I’m for African liberation, voter registration, and the people’s survival!” So declares the black woman featured in a 1972 Black Panther magazine illustration by Black Panther member Gayle Dickson. The powerful illustration was just one archival piece of...

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