Author Archives

By day, Lindsay is an irreverent feminist, youth activist and advocate for sexual and reproductive health and rights. By night, she is a fierce knitter, blogger and Pinterest addict. Lindsay’s work has taken her all over the world — from Ethiopia to India, South Africa, Mali, Mexico, Canada, China, Austria, Malaysia, Bali and Thailand — exposing her to varying realities of women’s experiences on the ground. Catch her on Twitter at @lindsmf.

  • Should Buying Sex Be Illegal? No.

      Michelle Goldberg published a piece in this last issue of The Guardian called “Should Buying Sex Be Illegal?” Her review of the legal, political and socio-economic structures that govern the sex industry in several European countries (with a particular… Read More ›

    Rate this:

  • #FeministFaceFriday – MATH!

    Congrats to Maryam Mirzakhani for being the first woman to receive a Fields Medal for achievement in mathematics! We tip our glass(es) to you… #FeministFaceFriday                    

    Rate this:

  • 30 Feminist Lessons in 30 Years

    On July 28, I crossed over into my thirties. The lead-up to the day was a slurry of thoughts and feelings about this huge milestone, marked by bursts of self-reflection and a quick skip down that list of classic questions about “where I… Read More ›

    Rate this:

  • An Activist’s Guide to Hobby Lobby, 30 Days Later

    We are now exactly one month out from the Supreme Court ruling on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, and we now know what life is like in a world where corporate persons have rights and people persons, especially women persons, do not. I’m pissed. You pissed? I’m real pissed…

    Rate this:

  • Spotlight On: Liz DiAlto

    Liz DiAlto is a speaker, writer and the creator of Wild Soul Movement, a 12 week online experience of self-discovery that combines movement, meditation and mantra. Her mission is to revolutionize the way women move and nourish their bodies and abolish… Read More ›

    Rate this:

  • WaPo and #yesallwomen Denialism

    In case you missed it, The Washington Post had a really bad week according to our “making the world a safer place for women” meter. On the coattails of publishing a column by George Will, instructing universities to stop coddling… Read More ›

    Rate this:

  • Abortion Stigma Meets Its Match in ‘Obvious Child’

    Women are given a lot of feedback about how they’re supposed to feel about their abortion. Sad. Remorseful. Traumatized. Unsafe. Penitent. Ashamed. Alone. The narrative is a minefield of misconceptions about what an abortion even entails. And forget trying to… Read More ›

    Rate this:

  • Campus Sexual Assault: What Can We Learn?

    Last week, a list of 55 universities under Title IX investigation for their handling of sexual assault on campus was released. This list is staggering, to say the least, and as I read to the bottom of it, I realized I could… Read More ›

    Rate this:

  • Spotlight On: Monika Johnson -Hostler

    To kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month at the beginning of April, sherights partnered with the Good Men Project and the North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault for a Tweet chat to launch our #feministmen series. Johnson-Hostler has been the executive director of… Read More ›

    Rate this:

  • Where are the #feministmen?

    Photo credit: The Telegraph I think it’s safe to say that a critical mass of my friends would identify comfortably as feminists. The number is probably closer to a majority, but maybe some of them have never been asked to… Read More ›

    Rate this: