Raise your voice … a protester from the women’s rights group Femen protests in the Ukraine. Gleb Garanich/ReutersThe phrase “the personal is political” has been entwined with the feminist movement since the 1970s. The idea that every individual woman’s experience speaks to broader social and political structures that affect women has encouraged feminist writers to disclose something of themselves as they have agitated for gender equality.
In the past decade, the internet has buoyed the visibility of feminist debate in the popular media. Feminist writers including Clementine Ford, Laurie Penny, Lindy West and Jessica Valenti, are well known for …read more
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