Historical Heroines: Artemisia Gentileschi, Catharsis through Chiaroscuro

In a darkened room where golden light casts dramatic shadows, a scene of horrific violence is unfolding. A man is tangled in his bedclothes, struggling vainly as a determined woman forces him down with all her might. To her left, her companion–a powerfully built woman with a sword–has made the first chop into their victim’s […]

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The Kesha Decision Shows Why Men Need To Understand Feminist Anger

The evening after I heard the verdict in Kesha’s lawsuit against Dr, Luke, I found myself traversing some familiar mental territory. How many women did I know who had been abused, assaulted, or raped? The number is staggeringly high. Even as high as that number is, it can only really come from accounts of those […]

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