A Master Class in Women’s Rage

Want to understand what all the women you know are so angry about? Here’s a syllabus

Kate Harding
Sep 27, 2018 · 14 min read
Painting by PABO, photo by urbanartcore.eu

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Patriarchy

Lesson 2: Back to the Beginning

Lesson 3: The Personal Is Political, Sociological, Psychological, and Economic

Lesson 4: Corporations Are People; Women, Less So

Lesson 5: (Speaking of Commodified Feminism) We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby

Lesson 6: Pop Culture Puts Us in Our Place

Lesson 7: Black Anger, White Anger

Lesson 8: STEMinism

Lesson 9: Taking It out on Each Other

Lesson 10: Mansplaining and Whitesplaining

Lesson 11: Judith Shakespeare in a Rape Culture

Lesson 12: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America

Lesson 13: Hear Us Roar

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Kate Harding

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Kate Harding is the author of Asking For It and co-editor with Samhita Mukhopadhyay of Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump’s America.

Electric Literature

Expanding the influence of literature in popular culture.

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