language

New Zealand politician Marama Davidson wants to ‘disarm’ and take back the ‘c-word’

Other female politicians said they wouldn’t use the word

‘You can’t call her a slut?’: GOP congressman makes bigoted remarks about women in newly unearthed audio

‘Is birth control really that important to you ladies?’

Tracy K. Smith: ‘Staying Human: Poetry in the Age of Technology’

How poetry can bridge the gap between tribalism and true compassion

Another racist was caught on tape this week. Here’s why we’ll continue seeing this.

What a mix of technology, social media and racist rhetoric results in

The term ‘wifey’ is sexist and infantilizing. When can we finally get rid of it?

The term is just the tip of the linguistic iceberg

Who are ‘incels’? Behind the misogynistic ideology that inspired the Toronto rampage suspect.

What the incel community wants and where it thrives

I was raped. Call me a victim, not a ‘survivor.’

PERSPECTIVE | ‘Survivor’ doesn’t accurately sum up my experience

I’m Chinese American and I don’t speak Chinese perfectly. That’s okay.

PERSPECTIVE | I don’t want to hide who I am