Jill Filipovic

Jill Filipovic
Politics, women’s rights, foreign affairs, and law
Created 01 May 2019
  • Actually, Maybe it's Selfish to Have a Child
    06 Jan 2022 • 9 min read
    This is the weekly free version of this newsletter. If you read it regularly and you enjoy it, please do consider upgrading to a paid subscription to keep it going. If you’d like to donate a paid subs...
  • The Lost Girls of Covid
    06 Jan 2022 • 1 min read
    Photo by Nichole Sobecki Hello readers, I wanted to share my latest magazine story, The Lost Girls of Covid, which is out in Bloomberg Businessweek today. Reported in Kenya with gorgeous photographs f...
  • Is "Pursuing a Healthy Lifestyle" Just Code for Going on a Diet?
    05 Jan 2022 • 6 min read
    A note: If you’re not into reading about diets / food / fat, this might be a post you skip. It’s a new year, which means a new round of diet advertisements, dieting attempts, and, thank god, feminist ...
  • Reflections for a New Year
    31 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    Happy almost-new-year, readers! Thanks to each and every one of you for reading, subscribing, and supporting this endeavor. I am so appreciative of the time you spend reading this newsletter, sharing ...
  • The Straights Are Not Ok
    30 Dec 2021 • 12 min read
    This is the free edition of this newsletter. If you enjoy reading it and would like to support feminist writing and political analysis, consider upgrading to a paid subscription, or gift one to a frie...
  • This Christmas, pay attention to the persecution of Christians
    28 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    There’s an interesting piece this week in the New York Times about the growing persecution of India’s Christian minority, driven in part by a new anti-conversion law that has been used as a pretext fo...
  • The Petty Tyrants of the Anti-Woke Brigade
    22 Dec 2021 • 2 min read
    Just a few short months ago, conservatives were still claiming to be the great defenders of free speech, taking a stand against censorious liberals. Social media companies, run by progressives, censor...
  • Covid: Still Bad
    18 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    We are now almost two years in to the Covid-19 pandemic, and thanks to a combination of vaccine refusal and vaccine hoarding, it doesn’t look like we’re going to get to the other side of this thing an...
  • Finer Things
    15 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    Pete and Anchovy, my own personal Jorts and Jean. Welcome to Finer Things, a weekly run-down of recommended things to read, make, and try out. Subscribe now Fine Reads I can’t imagine you’ve missed ou...
  • A "Culture of Life" Keeps Women Poor
    15 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    Yesterday, I had an op/ed in the New York Times about how the “pro-life” movement knows as well as the rest of us what actually prevents abortion and yet ignores, or actively opposes, the most effecti...
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