By Catherine Connors

So, here we are — on the other side (mostly) of a world-shifting week. Whether you’re in the U.S. or near the U.S. or have simply been watching the U.S. with horror from a distance, last week was a journey. And although the journey isn’t over, at…


By Catherine Connors

Four years ago, in the days before the 2016 election, the mood felt not just cautiously optimistic, but cautiously jubilant. …


By Catherine Connors

“Need” is a strong word, but I think that it applies in times like these. That is, in times when we are (okay, fine: when I am) overwhelmed with what badass Samantha Sweetwater has called “lifeyness”, we (I) need things that soothe, calm, inspire, reassure, and delight…


By Catherine Connors

My favorite thing about storytelling in the League of Badass Women community is that it tends to favor stories about badasses. There’s a lot of super smart commentary and reflection and idea-generation, but if I had to guess what share of stories are about the badass ways…


By Catherine Connors

This year has felt like four years, hasn’t it? And it feels like we have four years left to go until 2021. …


By Catherine Connors

If you’ve ever attended one of our PowerUps, you’ll know that we often orient the conversation around what we call “chickens on the moon”: moonshot or blue sky thinking, through a framework of imaginative and active hope (you’ll have to join a PowerUp if you want to…


By Catherine Connors

Rest in power, RBG.

There have been many elegies and eulogies to Ruth Bader Ginsburg since her passing on Friday, September 18. …


By Catherine Connors

In an interview last week, I made passing reference to The Wing as an example of commodified feminism, which prompted someone who follows me (not a member of the League) to send me the following message:

“I saw you mentioned The Wing. They are witches. Real witches…


By Catherine Connors

“What if?” asks Valarie Kaur in her talk on Revolutionary Love. “What if the darkness in our country right now, in the world right now, is not the darkness of the tomb, but the darkness of the womb?


By Catherine Connors

If you ask women what it is that they value about women-centered communities and spaces, you’ll get a lot of answers, but those answers will skew in some pretty consistent directions. We asked the question in the global Facebook group, and our sisters at TueNight asked it…

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