Post Tagged with: "feminism"

BROTHERS: When Feminism Divides and Clashes

Feminism to me has always been the idea that women should be able to do as they wish without society being able to coercively dictate what they choose to do – or not do, for that matter. But the feminist movement in a lot of ways has failed to maintain[Read More…]

by August 22, 2016 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Feminism: It’s Not Just For Seasoned Feminists

Let me preface with this: I wholeheartedly believe everyone at Georgetown should take a women’s and gender studies course. I wish it were a required course across the board; I think it would do everyone some good. If you are rolling your eyes at that statement, then I hate to[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

FLEMING-KLINK: The Real Dangers Of Toxic Masculinity

On our way back from New York City over Christmas break, my family and I waited in line for gas at a major stop in Delaware. At one of the pumps was a pickup truck with six people — all Caucasian — three men, two women and one teenage boy.[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 12 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Taylor Tries Out a ‘Feminist’ Beauty Routine

Taylor Tries Out a ‘Feminist’ Beauty Routine

Recently I changed my position from part-time to full-time feminist. While I had always believed in the core tenets of feminism (like that women should be considered equal to men, which is also known as simply being a decent person who believes in basic human rights”), I usually never acted[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 3 comments Curran, Guide Columns, Multimedia, The Guide

America’s Failing Feminism

When Dr. Christina Hoff Sommers came to campus to discuss her vision of feminism based on equality and the freedom of each sex to do as it chooses last week, the Sexual Assault Peer Education program protested her presence. It emailed its members stating that “an extremist anti-feminist speaker that[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 19 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Sommers Event Sparks Dialogue, Protest

Sommers Event Sparks Dialogue, Protest

A talk by author and former philosophy professor Christina Hoff Sommers, who discussed her views on feminism, sparked student protest and dialogue throughout campus. Sommers spoke Thursday night, giving a talk titled “What’s Right (and Badly Wrong) with Feminism” at the invitation of the Georgetown University College Republicans. Members of[Read More…]

by April 21, 2015 8 comments Campus News, News - Top

Why I Won’t Ever Change My Last Name

At a very young age, before I had even heard of words like “feminism,” I had already decided that if I were to ever get married, I wouldn’t take my husband’s last name. My family, being the southern traditionalists that they are, at first found my remarks to be cute,[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 6 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
RIGA: Armed With Anonymity, Gamers Attack Women

RIGA: Armed With Anonymity, Gamers Attack Women

GamerGate, like many other Internet controversies of late, has become so bogged down with online trolling and anonymous hate as to be nearly impossible to delineate. As the threats escalate, any credible debate has become thoroughly buried beneath misogyny and sexual violence. The issue started when game designer Zoe Quinn[Read More…]

by October 27, 2014 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie spoke in Gaston Hall on Friday.

Author Adichie Discusses Race, Gender

Critically acclaimed Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who has delivered notable TED talks — including one sampled by Beyoncé — spoke about issues of race, gender and the creative writing process with African Studies Director Scott Taylor in Gaston Hall on Friday. The event was sponsored by the African Society,[Read More…]

by October 17, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
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The Face of Modern Feminism

  If you were to ask 10 Georgetown students what feminism is, you would get 10 different answers. The word and its associated movement, even though they have been seen as controversial by some, have inspired generations of women on both sides of the political aisle to become more involved[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 4 comments Features, The Guide