Have you noticed campaigns targeted at male feminist allies that use the language of “real men” and repurposing male strength to protect women (e.g. “my strength isn’t for hurting”)? At sherights, J.A. McCarroll deconstructs “the language of dude feminism” and eloquently explains why it doesn’t go far enough.
Finally, I joined feminist poli sci professor Kathy Ferguson on the All Things Trek podcast last weekend to discuss pregnancy and motherhood in Star Trek. The show is now up online if you missed it. It was a great conversation and we came up with even more things that need to be discussed in a potential sequel episode.
Mother’s Day comes with a lot of complicated thoughts and feelings for many of us, so we thought we’d do a special round-up of must-read articles on moms, motherhood, and the messages surrounding Mother’s Day.
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