Feminist Friday 10/5

Feminist Friday 10/5

A weekly list of feminist thought from around the web.



The Last Woman to Win a Nobel Prize in Physics Did the Work Without Being Paid by Sarah Laskow

One Wikipedia Page is a Metaphor for the Nobel Prize’s Record with Women by Marina Koren

What the Nobels are—and aren’t—doing to encourage diversity by Elizabeth Gibney

The Tennis Dress Code Racket by Amy August

Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump, and the Things Men Do for Other Men by Jia Tolentino

Brett Kavanaugh and the Cruelty of Male Bonding by Lili Loofbourow

We Are Not the Resistance by Michelle Alexander

Christine Blasey Ford & Cultural Amnesia: Women didn’t report date rape in 1982 by Jessica Valenti

Now is an Especially Terrible Time for Texas to Stop Teaching Kids About Helen Keller by Robyn Powell

Men Are More Afraid Than Ever by Lili Loofbourow

Doctor to the Stars Disciplined Over Use of Controversial Menopause Therapy by Barbara Feder Ostrov

British Ultrarunner Sophie Power Takes on UTMB While Breastfeeding by Ben Hobson

Freddie Oversteegen, Dutch resistance fighter who killed Nazis through seduction, dies at 92


Kids Don’t Damage Women’s Careers—Men Do by Jessica Valenti

Farewell to the Olympian Scientist by Brendan P. Foht

Doctors dismissed her, but she turned out the be right after years of needless suffering by Sandra G. Boodman

The Phantom Reckoning by Megan Garber

The Rise and Fall of the American Breastaurant by Sascha Cohen

The Great Equalizer: Barbara Ehrenreich and the ethics of dying by Megan Erickson

Everything You Know About Obesity is Wrong by Michael Hobbes

The Person Running Your Favorite Football Team’s Twitter is Probably a Woman by Britni de la Cretaz

No, I Will Not Debate You by Laurie Penny

Our Sister Becky: What if the doctors had listened to her? by Kare Beaton

Because Men by Tavonne Carson

How Very Bad Men Get Away With Rape by Jessica Valenti

All the Rage by Rebecca Solnit

Seizing the Means of Reproduction by Emily Callaci

More Than a Name: A Content Analysis of Name Authority Records for Authors Who Self-Identify as Trans by Kelly J. Thompson

Recognizing Women Historians’ Expertise: An Interview with the Co-Founders of Women Also Know History by Marilou Tanguay

Victoria Wiet, #MeToo, Actress Novels, and the Radical Potential of a Forgotten Victorian Genre by Victorian Studies

Seema Jaswal: ‘We’re seeing more women in sports media, but there’s still a long way to go’ by Nick Ames

Q&A with Sari Altschuler, Author of The Medical Imagination by The Junto

If Men Had to Get IUDs, They’d Get Epidurals and a Hospital Stay by Casey Johnston

The Automation Charade by Astra Taylor

‘X-Files, but lesbians and magic’: Leah Williams Writing New Neo-Noir Comic, R(ENDER) by Zack Quaintance

Exceptional Bodies: Media and Masculine Fitness

Exceptional Bodies: Media and Masculine Fitness

Unnecessary Toughness: Protective Gear and Masculinity in Hockey

Unnecessary Toughness: Protective Gear and Masculinity in Hockey