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    Zoe Helene on Cosmic Sister, Psychedelics, and Feminism

    Photo by Tracey Eller Empowering the voices of women in the psychedelic renaissance As one of few women to pioneer the digital revolution, Zoe Helene experienced the frustrations of navigating a male-centric world. As one of few leading female voices in today’s psychedelic renaissance, ...

    Bully’s Burden

    Tim White, PhD, LPC, NCC offers advice on family planning and parenting, LGBT issues, disability issues, education and work issues, relationships, ethics and "unusual" social issues. Send questions to Tim for future columns through his website. Hi Tim, I am a man in my 50's who taunted and ...

    Book Review: Unspeakable Things – Sex, Lies and Revolution

    Laurie Penny's new book, Unspeakable Things, sheds light on some perceptive ideas about how pervasive gender is and how destructive it has become.I began reading Unspeakable Things about a week ago before going to bed. Just a few pages in, I realized this was not a book for late night ...

    Book Review: Men Explain Things to Me

    In Rebecca Solnit’s latest book, seven essays lead us through what it means when half of the world’s population is silenced, ignored, and debased.Men Explain Things to Me opens with Solnit’s essay of the same name, which recounts her experience at a dinner party where the host chatters on ...

    Feminism Has Just Started (and It’s Not Stopping Now)

    This essay is from Rebecca Solnit’s new book, Men Explain Things to Me, and appears at TomDispatch.com with the permission of Haymarket Books and Dispatch Books.The history of women’s rights and feminism is often told as though it were a person who should already have gotten to the last ...

    Open Systems and Glass Ceilings

    The Disappearing Woman and Life on the InternetThis article originally appeared on TomDispatch.The Web is regularly hailed for its “openness” and that’s where the confusion begins, since “open” in no way means “equal.” While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also ...

    Who's Afraid of Equality?

    Students in England bring feminism out of the history books and into the here and now.    Do you remember having a serious conversation about feminism in high school? Neither do I. There were history lessons on the suffrage movement, sure, and English reading lists included the occasional ...

    The Ideabook: Vintage Fashion and Feminism

    When Katie Haegele finds a 1970s Ideabook at a yard sale, it unveils a world of meaning behind her own fashion choices and those of women in the past.Vintage clothing is a Post-Modern genre, "a highly visible way of acknowledging that its wearer’s identity has been shaped by decades of ...

    The New Feminist Spirituality

    Editor’s Note: A reader's recent tip reminded us about a collection of articles from the October/November 1986 issue of Utne Reader about Halloween, contemporary witchcraft, and feminist spirituality. In celebration of the holiday, we’ll be posting a few of our favorites online through the ...

    Men Explain Things to Me

    This post originally appeared on TomDispatch. Rebecca Solnit is the author of 15 books, including two due out next year, and a regular contributor to TomDispatch.com. She lives in San Francisco, is from kindergarten to graduate school a product of the once-robust California public educational ...

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