Other Feminisms

Leah Libresco Sargeant
Creating a culture that values interdependence over autonomy
Created 09 Oct 2020
  • Pain is an Untrustworthy Compass
    18 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 3 1
    Other Feminisms will be off next week for Thanksgiving. My brother handles potatoes, and I’ve gotten permission to take on the apple pie. When I come back, I’ll share highlights from your discussion o...
  • Disqualified for Personhood by Dying
    16 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 7 22
    This week, I’m discussing the way our attention to dignity can dry up when someone is on the cusp of death. On Thursday, I’ll have your thoughts on Ross Douthat’s Lyme memoir and how to suffer well. C...
  • Men and Women and Overlapping Bell Curves
    11 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 10
    This week, I have selections from your reflections on a survey tool that assesses personality and predicts gender. Next week, I’ll put together a round up of your reactions to my review of Ross Doutha...
  • It's Not Just Parents Who Benefit from Child Allowances
    08 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 3 46
    Today, I’m talking about how the benefits of children spill out of their immediate family. And on Thursday, I’ll be sharing highlights from your thoughts on how to measure differences between men and ...
  • Social Security's Double Whammy for Caregivers
    05 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 5 4
    This week, I have a roundup of your comments on how caregivers are left out of social security calculations. Next week, I’ll have a collection of your comments on studying how men and women differ. (i...
  • Exchanging Suffering for Solace
    01 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 9 24
    On Thursday, I’ll share highlights from our discussion of how social security shortchanges caregivers. Today, I have notes on Ross Douthat’s memoir and meditation on sickness and suffering. “What’s in...
  • Designing Accessibility by Default
    28 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 2 19
    This week, I’m collecting your comments on making space for disability, and considering how big that tent can be. I’ll also have a review of two books on disability and design coming out in the next i...
  • When Men and Women are Significantly Different
    25 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 5 9
    This week, I’m talking about measurable differences between men and women… that still may not say much about any individual man or woman. On Thursday, I’ll share highlights from our conversation about...
  • Snead on Dependence and Dignity
    22 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 6 13
    Yesterday, I asked what you’d like to see from a bigger Other Feminisms in its second year. Today, we have a glimpse of a possible future, one where I do regular interviews with guests. Last spring, I...
  • What Would You Want from a Bigger Other Feminisms?
    21 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 4 27
    Thanks to everyone who’s filled out the Other Feminisms one-year census. About 150 of you have answered the brief survey so far, and I’ve really appreciated reading through the responses. You can take...
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