these bridges/still hold us

to my white feminist sisters/sisters that use my back/to break the glass ceiling/ceiling that can only be shattered/by you/not me/sister that will never be your sister/sister outsider do not hang pictures of me/on your wall/wall of phony solidarity/solidarity only meant for/your sisters/sisters that rewrite herstory/herstory that first belonged to me resist the urge to tell…


A Latina Heroes Playlist

It’s National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) so what better way to celebrate than by checking out some great feminist Latina and Hispanic artists! From Tejano Goddess Selena to punk rockers Las Kellies, these women show the wonderful diversity within Hispanic music.  

FOR USE ONLY IN Amber Jamieson first person DESNUDAS SUNDAY STORY. NOT FOR GENERAL TIMES SQUARE STORIES  For Sunday News: 08/26/15:Topless:New York -  NY Post reporter Amber Jamieson walks in Times Square as a "desnuda" as she goes undercover as a topless painted woman soliciting tips in Times Square.  Photo by Helayne Seidman

A Body at Work: Thoughts on the Painted Women of NYC

If you’ve been anywhere close to Times Square, you may have heard the recent controversy over the nearly naked women posing for photos. These woman wear headdresses, thongs and nothing else. The rest of their body, including their breasts are painted with body paint. Mayor Bill de Blasio has actively spoken out against them. Some people…


Constructing History

A present concerning past things A present concerning present things A present concerning future things events that draw on memory undertaking the act of remembering essential details here descriptive maps mental maps describing the borders Arguably, here the witnesses tend to be influence by the needs of the present rape of women maltreatment of youth…