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Backlash and the Future of Feminism

Introduction: Backlash and the Future of Feminism
Jennifer M. Piscopo and Denise M. Walsh

Anything but Reactionary: Exploring the Mechanics of Backlash
Michelle V. Rowley

Backlash as the Moment of Revelation
Erica Townsend-Bell

Backlash, Intersectionality, and Trumpism
Zein Murib

Violence against Women in Politics: Latin America in an Era of Backlash
Juliana Restrepo Sanin


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Activist, author, advocate Kate Bornstein will deliver a free talk about LGBTQ history and rights, as well as the evolution of gender identity in our culture. This talk celebrates the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.

Denise Walsh, Associate Professor of Politics and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at UVA, is quoted as an expert in an article on gender equality in the United States.