Sue Backshall

That Time America’s Top Feminist Went Undercover to Expose Playboy

Back in 1963, Gloria Steinem tumbled down the rabbit hole to expose Playboy. She succeeded and the world received an ugly snapshot of life under Hef.    Let us salute one of the first steps of feminist icon/demigod/personal hero of mine, Gloria Steinem. For that, we must wind the clock back to a nameless evening in 1963, one in which America’s one-day ... Read the full article

On Finally Being Seen: Experiencing Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Heather O. Petrocelli shares the cathartic and transformative power of the film Portrait of a Lady on Fire, directed by Céline Sciamma.

Lessons From “The Rapist Is You”: What I Learned at the 2020 Women’s March

Florencia Orlandoni writes about her recent experience at the 2020 Women’s March in San Francisco performing the Chilean anti-rape anthem “Un violador en tu camino.”