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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 15, 2021
Women should not be shamed for trying to conform to beauty standards.
The first new exhibit since the Warhol’s reopening, “Femme Touch,” debuted June 29 at the museum’s North Shore location and will run until next January.

Exploring women and Warhol in new Warhol Museum exhibit

By Lucas DiBlasi, For The Pitt News July 14, 2020
“Femme Touch” is an exploration of the women and femmes — feminine-aligned queer people — who Andy Warhol frequently associated with and made the subject of his art, according to the Warhol’s chief curator, José Carlos Diaz.
Opinion |  Just say no to “Chick Flicks”

Opinion | Just say no to “Chick Flicks”

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist February 18, 2020
Our stories are for everyone and they matter, even if the world isn’t ready to accept it yet. A change in terminology will help ease us into a more accepting future.
Opinion | Patriarchy keeps female films from succeeding

Opinion | Patriarchy keeps female films from succeeding

By Alex Dolinger, Staff Columnist January 8, 2020
This outright proves the point that patriarchy is steering audiences away from female stories.
Opinion | “Joker” controversy distracts from real issues

Opinion | “Joker” controversy distracts from real issues

By Genna Edwards, Staff Columnist October 13, 2019
Violent misogyny and loose gun control affects lives every day, and we need to focus on fixing these problems rather than arguing endlessly over a movie that touches these subjects, but doesn’t have anything of substance to say about them.
Satire | Movies to watch on a first date

Satire | Movies to watch on a first date

By Genna Edwards, For The Pitt News September 5, 2019
I’ve compiled a selection of films that will clue you in to whether or not your date is a misogynist. He may not think you deserve the right to vote, but how can you figure that out without asking him outright?
Emergency blue light phones can increase student safety on campus.

Opinion | Preventative sexual assault measures needed on campuses

By Genna Edwards, For the Pitt News August 26, 2019
Following the Ruskin Incident, the overarching safety issue was not, and is still not resolved. The ubiquitous worry remains.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, June 27, at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami.

Opinion | Want to break the glass ceiling? Stop focusing on gender

By Julia Kreutzer , Senior Staff Columnist July 9, 2019
Focusing on anything other than candidates’ abilities is not only a slap in the face to women who have spent their lives fighting to serve the country, but also hinders our ability to get the best person for the job. 
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