Gender News Articles: Feminism
Mar 20 2017 | Posted In: Activism, Feminism
After five million people around the world marched in January to advocate women’s rights and protest the new Trump administration, the Women’s March organizers called for the support of a global women’s strike on March 8, called “A Day Without a Woman,” in celebration of International Women’s Day
Feb 13 2017 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Technology
The largest protest march in America’s history began with a Facebook post.
This may seem an extraordinary feat—and it was. But for Alison Dahl Crossley, PhD, who has examined the mobilizing capacity of Facebook over the past decade, the nearly five million women and their allies who gathered in...
Feb 13 2017 | Posted In: Feminism, History, Intersectionality, Jing Lyman Lecture, Sexual Assault, Unconscious Bias
Trayvon Martin. Michael Brown.
Kimberlé Crenshaw showed their familiar images to a packed audience at Cubberley Auditorium early last October at the annual Jing Lyman Lecture. The crowd was told to “stay standing” if they knew the person behind the name.
Jan 30 2017 | Posted In: Feminism
Seeing through the surface. This is the driving force behind the cutting-edge gender research of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University.
May 26 2016 | Posted In: Academia, Activism, Feminism, History, Work and Organizations
In 1970, in the offices of UC Berkeley’s economics department, then-chair George Break told Myra Strober, later to become founding director of the Clayman Institute, that she could not be a tenure-track professor simply because she did not live in Berkeley. As she left Break’s office and drove back...