Even a zendo enforcer, says Shozan Jack Haubner, finds his practice put to the test when trouble sneaks up from behind.
Joan Sutherland reviews “A Garland of Feminist Reflections: Forty Years of Religious Exploration” by Rita Gross.
Buddhist scholar Rita Gross says that many of the barriers to women’s development and recognition as dharma teachers remain firmly entrenched.
bell hooks argues that our erotic lives are enhanced when men and women can celebrate the penis in ways that don’t uphold macho stereotypes.
Increasingly, patriarchy is offered as the solution to the crisis black men face. Black women face a culture where everyone wants us to stay in our place.
The message is that it’s fine for women to stray from sexist roles and play around with life on the other side, as long as we come back to our senses.
Anne Waldman looks at her development as a poet and writer within the context of feminism and women writers, as well as the influence of her father.