Monday, December 30, 2013

December 30, 2013: The Year in Feminism

Producers Eryn Ashleigh Matthewson, Preeti Shekar, Lisa Dettmer and Kate Raphael look back at 2013 and ahead to 2014.  Major points of discussion include Cheryl Sandberg (Lean In) and Beyonce, the annual gathering of UN Women, gang rapes in India, the arrest of Indian diplomat Deyvani Khobragade for visa falsification and underpaying her domestic worker, the commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington and the protests surrounding the George Zimmerman verdict.

We commented on a widening polarization between white and Black feminists and hoped that we will have more opportunity for nuanced dialogue in the coming year.  Several recent videos provide excellent food for thought:

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