What would a feminist do?

What would a feminist do?

www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/series/what-would-a-feminist-do
The Guardian’s Jessica Valenti brings you interviews, advice and real life stories from the front lines of feminism. She talks about everything from periods or lack there of, to cyberbullying, objectification, crafting an equal and egalitarian relationship, abortions and sex education. This is the place for women and men to share their questions and thoughts about everyday issues facing women and feminism. Want to ask a question? Leave us a voicemail: 917-900-4577


Making art in the time of Trump – What would a feminist do? podcast
Mar 22, 2017 • 26 min
Host Jessica Valenti speaks with visual artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh about public art, the pressure to produce political pieces and how artists will survive
Women will march on – What would a feminist do? podcast
Jan 25, 2017 • 27 min
Saturday’s record-breaking demonstration brought together a diverse group of people to air a spectrum of grievances. We take a look at what comes next
Staring down 2017 – What would a feminist do? podcast
Jan 3, 2017 • 27 min
In the shadow of the inauguration, host Jessica Valenti talks with Syreeta McFadden, Jaclyn Friedman and Aimee Thorne-Thomsen about what comes next for feminism
Why immigration is a feminist issue – What would a feminist do? podcast
Oct 29, 2016 • 23 min
This week on the podcast, host Jessica Valenti speaks with Hillary Clinton’s Latino outreach director about the realities of being undocumented and female
When women’s rights meet botox – What would a feminist do?
Oct 15, 2016 • 23 min
This week, Jessica Valenti sits down with Dana Berkowitz, author of Botox Nation, to talk about the aging process and the choices facing modern women
The buying and selling of feminism – What would a feminist do?
Oct 3, 2016 • 23 min
Feminism is everywhere – even Nike and Sarah Palin have jumped on the bandwagon. With author Andi Zeisler, we explore ‘marketplace feminism’
Princesses, pink and ‘girly’ culture – What would a feminist do? podcast
Sep 17, 2016 • 25 min
Girls have not always been pink and boys have not always been blue. This week, Jessica Valenti is joined by Peggy Orenstein to discuss how to better raise kids
Choosing to live child-free – What would a feminist do? podcast
Sep 3, 2016 • 29 min
On this episode, Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti talks with authors Meghan Daum and Danielle Henderson about how society views women without children
Dealing with workplace sexism – What would a feminist do?
Aug 20, 2016 • 26 min
This week, Jessica Valenti is joined by Feminist Fight Club author Jessica Bennett to discuss how to navigate difficult employers and “bropropriator” colleagues
Saying the F-word – What would a feminist do? podcast
Aug 6, 2016 • 25 min
How do you feel about the word ‘feminist’? On this week’s episode, we dissect our reactions to the F-word
Talking about sexual violence with men – What would a feminist do? podcast
Jul 23, 2016 • 26 min
How we can better engage men to prevent gender-based violence? Jessica Valenti talks with Jamil Smith of MTV News and Dr Dorothy Edwards of Green Dot, etc.
Keep your last name or take your spouse’s – What would a feminist do? podcast
Jun 25, 2016 • 21 min
Only 7% of American women keep their last names when marrying. Columnist Jessica Valenti and guest Laurie Scheuble discuss why that is
Sharing stories of objectification and sexism – What would a feminist do‚Äč? podcast
Jun 11, 2016 • 18 min
Sharing our stories can often make it easier for other women to speak up about sexism. But, how do we balance the responsibility with the potential consequences?
Dealing with cyberbullying – What would a feminist do? podcast
May 28, 2016 • 27 min
This week, we take a look at online harassment and what women can do about it
Building an equal relationship at home — What would a feminist do? podcast
May 14, 2016 • 25 min
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti speaks with Dr BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya about how to craft an equal, egalitarian relationship
On our periods – What would a feminist do? podcast
Apr 30, 2016 • 24 min
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti is joined this week by writer Alana Massey and Thinx co-founder and CEI Miki Agrawal to talk about the changing dialogue around menstruation
Trump’s self-defeating misogyny – What would a feminist do? podcast
Apr 16, 2016 • 18 min
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti talks with Jess McIntosh of Emily’s List about whether Trump is alienating female voters with his sexist language
Sexual assault survivors speak out – What would a feminist do? podcast
Apr 2, 2016 • 18 min
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti talks with writer and activist Wagatwe Wanjuki about surviving sexual assault the challenges of sharing your story
Sex ed as a human right – What would a feminist do? podcast
Mar 26, 2016 • 27 min
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti talks with Jaclyn Friedman about fixing sex education in the US. Aimee Thorne-Thomsen joins to explain what youth can teach adults
What would a feminist do? Taking back your abortion story
Mar 19, 2016 • 28 min
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti talks to Ilyse Hogue about the state of abortion access in the US, and Renee Bracey Sherman shares her abortion story
What would a feminist do? Hillary Clinton and female leadership
Mar 19, 2016 • 27 min
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti speaks with writer Rebecca Traister about the sexism that powerful female leaders face on a daily basis
New podcast: What would a feminist do?
Mar 17, 2016 • 1 min
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti introduces her new podcast, featuring rants, interviews and advice from the front lines of modern feminism.