Category: The Fem Column

The Feminist Faction of The Fifth Column.

The Media’s Construction of the Feminist

By now, we’ve all seen that tragic Pepsi commercial featuring Kendall Jenner: the great, white, soda-wielding savior. If relief from police brutality only required a can of Pepsi, we have to wonder why those silly, social justice warriors didn’t just…

Birth of a Radical Feminist

(TFC) – I reached my peak-trans moment at the same time I was done being a Liberal. It occurred several days after I marched in the Woman’s March January 21, 2017, shortly after Donald Trump’s inauguration. Being a dedicated Democratic Liberal,…

Iraq: Strengthen Domestic Violence Bill

Iraq (HRW) – Increase Protections for Victims; Set Penalties for Abusers The Iraqi parliament should set penalties for the crime of domestic violence, remove provisions that prioritize reconciliation over justice, and improve victim protections in a domestic violence bill, Human Rights…

Erasing women in Mexico

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Mexico (NI) – Women are jailed for miscarriages, yet male spouses who’ve murdered walk free. Nayeli Sosa and Dafne – young Mexican women – were both dealt horrific tragedies. But what they had in common went well beyond that. Sosa was beaten…