Appropriation of Women’s Work

By Marian Phillips Marian is a first year student in the Women’s History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College. In 2002, the popular Food Network television station introduced the series Paula’s Home Cooking staring Paula Deen. Running until 2012, the show featured Deen at home preparing meals for her friends and family. The rags-to-riches story of a divorced, single-mother moving to Savannah, Georgia to pursue … Continue reading Appropriation of Women’s Work

A Conversation Regarding Women’s Unpaid Household Labor: A Critique of the New York Times

By Katie Swartwood Katie is a second year student in the Women’s History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College. A few weeks ago, the New York Times published an article on the stress gap between working men and women. Even if men and women share equal responsibility on the job, women continue to be more stressed due to the amount of unpaid labor they are … Continue reading A Conversation Regarding Women’s Unpaid Household Labor: A Critique of the New York Times

Calling for Self-defense in Punk Rock: “Go Home” and the Home Alive Collective

By Marian Phillips Marian is a first year student in the Women’s History Graduate Program at Sarah Lawrence College. Content warning: The following post contains mentions of rape, violence towards women, self-defense, and the work of women in punk rock in creating organizations that seek to keep women safe from violence. The night of July 7, 1993, Mia Zapata of the Gits was walking home … Continue reading Calling for Self-defense in Punk Rock: “Go Home” and the Home Alive Collective