Embracing the Spectrum

Reader responses about a world without ‘this or that’ and ‘in or out’ — breaking the binary in action

  • 05/26/2020

Identification in Non-Binary Terms

Being a feminist is not about defining the world as patriarchy or matriarchy, or even about correcting the notion that gender determines abilities. It is about building equality into all of our social and economic ecosystems.

  • 05/26/2020

Ali Sands: Finding Myself Through My Partner’s Journey

It was about three years into our time as a couple when my partner shared a truth about identifying as a man.

  • 05/26/2020

Gender Justice

This tenacious law group makes change for women happen – quickly

  • 11/02/2014

2012 Changemaker: Susan Strauss

“It’s important that the behavior be correctly named because sexual harassment, or any kind of harassment, is a violation of a student’s civil rights.”

  • 12/02/2012

2012 Changemaker: Marsha Freeman

“Women are born with these rights. You don’t give women these rights-they own them because they are human.”

  • 12/02/2012

2012 Changemakers: Gender Democracy Toolkit

“It is so good to bring these conversations out in the open. Not just with women, but with men and youth.”

  • 12/02/2012

2012 Changemakers: Gender Justice

“We would love to put ourselves out of business.”

  • 12/02/2012

Slowed road to equality

The annual report on the status of women and girls in Minnesota. More than 60 people from a variety of organizations and coalitions gathered and analyzed data about economics, safety and security, health and reproductive rights, and power and leadership.

  • 05/02/2012

Women are the solution : Q&A with Sheryl WuDunn

Sheryl WuDunn (Courtesy Photo) Empowering women and girls is the most effective way to fight poverty and extremism, according to

  • 04/01/2012

Girl talk

“The main thing that has not changed is the media. And I think it is worse. It is a backlash.”

  • 08/02/2011

Like mother, like daughter

“I want to use my knowledge to make change within the African community.”

  • 03/02/2011