The religious accessories most often at issue in ban discussions are modesty garments worn by women. They are usually condemned by feminists, and thus, the “logic” goes, banning them would be a feminist action. That’s not how feminism works, though.
This question is one of the most controversial within the humanist and feminist community: Can you be a humanist without being a feminist? Our short answer: No. If you are a humanist, then you are a feminist. Humanism, broadly or expansively construed, is an ethical and philosophical worldview including religious and irreligious perspectives. Some definitions… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Robert Jensen is a Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He specializes in media, law, and politics. Here we talk about his background and views, especially around patriarchy, pornography, and radical feminism. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was family background regarding geography, culture, language, and religion or lack thereof? Robert… Read more »