Scholars call bull on bull sculptor stomping ‘Fearless Girl’

Artist Arturo Di Modica, the man who sculpted Wall Street’s iconic “Charging Bull”, has been outspoken in his disapproval of the new “Fearless Girl” statue and has asked the city to remove it. Kate Harding, the assistant director of the Cornell University Women’s Resource Center and author of Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of […]

Stanford rape case highlights misogyny in society

Kate Manne, an assistant professor of philosophy at Cornell University, studies moral and feminist philosophy. Her upcoming book “Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny,” analyzes misogyny in contemporary American society. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Time Literary Supplement, Chronicle of Higher Education, and Huffington Post. Manne says that the Stanford rape […]

Narrow view of sexuality is outdated

Brenda Marston, curator of the Human Sexuality Collection – celebrating its 25th anniversary – in Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, says children who are being told to change their personalities to match gender stereotypes – like the girl who was ordered to stop acting like a tomboy by Timberlake Christian School […]