Buddhism is a religion of peace. So why do some monks carry guns and preach hatred? In this conversation with Lion’s Roar, religious studies professor Michael Jerryson says that, if you look closely, “violence abounds” in Buddhist doctrine.
A panel of women teachers from different Buddhist traditions share their insights into being a female teacher and leader in today’s world.
In 1892, a book was compiled of 345 versions of the Cinderella story and related tales. Now, from Rebecca Solnit—Zen Buddhist and acclaimed author of Men Explain Things to Me—comes the enlightened, feminist version for our time.
Sara Lewis reviews “Buddhism beyond Gender: Liberation from Attachment to Identity” by Rita Gross. From the Spring 2018 issue of Buddhadharma.
I was born male, but I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m actually a transgender woman. As a Buddhist, I feel conflicted by the teachings on no-self.
In recognition of the International Transgender Day of Visibility, Ray Buckner shares a personal view of what it means to be Buddhist, gender-queer, and trans.
Rita Gross, a prominent scholar on Buddhism and gender and a senior Buddhist teacher, has died.
I was hungry when I attended my first Nichiren Buddhist meeting in 1988. I mean that literally.
Members of the San Francisco Zen Center, in its fiftieth year, join a forum on how it approaches issues important to those practicing Buddhism in the west.
Joan Sutherland reviews “A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration” by Rita Gross.