Roz Galtz is PhD sociologist and lifelong feminist. She focuses professionally on climate change but also writes on sexual politics. Her essay for The Rumpus, "The Slut Shaming of Anthony Weiner," became one of their most linked-to pieces.
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Post Script to a Scandal: Why Matisyahu Made a Worthy Target for BDS After All
Until last week, few people outside the rarefied world of Jewish pop culture had ever heard of American Jewish reggae personality Matisyahu. Then the pro-Palestinian BDS (Boycott Divestment and Sanctions) movement pushed to have him blocked from a reggae festival in Spain. Event organizers demanded...
Saturday, October 04, 2014
A Feminist Says ‘No’ to Yes-Means-Yes
As a lifelong, hardcore feminist—not to mention the mom of a teenage girl—I know I’m supposed to be overjoyed by passage of California’s SB 967, the law that enshrines a “yes-means-yes” consent standard for sexual assault on college and university campuses. (You’ve got to confirm your partner’s...