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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Opinion | It’s time to embrace feminine rage

Opinion | It’s time to embrace feminine rage

By Anna Fischer, Senior Staff Columnist September 11, 2022
Never let anyone invalidate your feminine rage. That is the rage of your foremothers. Use it. Opinion | It’s time to embrace feminine rage
Opinion | Every Swiftie knows all too well the pain of loving ‘Better Than Revenge’

Opinion | Every Swiftie knows all too well the pain of loving ‘Better Than Revenge’

By Anna Ehlers, Contributing Editor July 20, 2022
“Better Than Revenge” is one of Taylor Swift’s best songs, but wouldn’t it be lovely to just listen to the song without feeling like you’re sacrificing your feminist ideals? 
Opinion | Femininity is not a weakness

Opinion | Femininity is not a weakness

By Anna Fischer, Staff Columnist January 23, 2022
Femininity is not a weakness. Strength is too often grouped with masculinity, but I believe that true strength is resilience. I think that it’s time for me, and women everywhere, to recognize that just because we’re feminine doesn’t mean that we’re not intelligent, strong or a feminist. I encourage women everywhere to embrace the feminine side of themselves.
Opinion | What is the future of feminism in a two-party system?

Opinion | What is the future of feminism in a two-party system?

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist November 4, 2021
The reality is, conservative ideologies will never lead us to equity.
Opinion | Some women don’t want children and that’s valid

Opinion | Some women don’t want children and that’s valid

By Anna Fischer, For The Pitt News October 10, 2021
Constantly telling women who don’t want to have children that they will change their mind just reinforces the idea that a woman’s main role in our society is to be a mother.
Opinion | We need to get ready to say goodbye to Roe v. Wade

Opinion | We need to get ready to say goodbye to Roe v. Wade

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist September 7, 2021
I want to clarify how dire the situation truly is. The law — which went into effect on last Wednesday — bans almost all abortions after six weeks, with no exceptions for rape or incest and very narrow ones for the patient’s health.
Opinion | Am I a bad feminist for enjoying Sex and the City?

Opinion | Am I a bad feminist for enjoying Sex and the City?

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist May 18, 2021
Carrie Bradshaw, it would seem, is not what our feminist trailblazers intended.
Pitt’s Global Hub a panel Wednesday afternoon called “What is Justice?: Contemporary Perspectives on Global Feminisms” that focused on the current socio-political climate, transnational feminism, anti-Blackness and global social justice issues.

Panel discusses intersectional feminism, justice

By Betul Tuncer, Staff Writer March 12, 2021
Pitt's Global Hub hosted Wednesday afternoon’s panel “What is Justice?: Contemporary Perspectives on Global Feminisms.” The event addressed transnational feminism, anti-Blackness and global social justice issues.
Miriam Abelson, a sociologist and associate professor of women, gender and sexuality studies at Portland State University, spent nine years interviewing 66 transgender men across the country.

‘Men in Place’ charts a changing landscape of masculinity

By Charlie Taylor, Culture Editor March 5, 2021
Miriam Abelson discussed “Men in Place” with a panel of Pitt professors and students on Wednesday.
Opinion | Stop shaming women for what they do to their face

Opinion | Stop shaming women for what they do to their face

By Nithya Achanta, For The Pitt News February 14, 2021
Women should not be shamed for trying to conform to beauty standards.
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