Posts By Zillah Eisenstein

From Enforced Hijabs to Enforced Pregnancies

From Enforced Hijabs to Enforced Pregnancies

We need to see this newest devastating crisis of democracy in the U.S. with renewed urgency because it has too long a history. Look at what is happening to Iranian women (and Saudi, and Indian, and Afghan) and see ourselves together, in camaraderie against illiberal theocracies.

For Afghan Women, Again

For Afghan Women, Again

This struggle of Afghan women and the fight against misogyny is hardly new, and yet new developments are happening. Newly mobilized global feminisms may be emerging. If this can happen, it might just save our planet. Afghan women ask that there be no recognition of...

On White Grief and Reparations

On White Grief and Reparations

This is a meditation. It has been unevenly in process for most of my life. I cannot remember a time that I was not working at becoming an anti-racist feminist. It is a long process with no clear trajectory, much like the political and historical story of this nation...