Stories by Mandy Van Deven

Mandy Van Deven is co-author of Hey, Shorty!: A Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment and Violence in Schools and on the Streets. Find more of her work at subscribe to Mandy Van Deven's feed

Posted on: Sep 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The author of "Delirium: The Politics of Sex in America" says the extreme right-wing is less popular yet more powerful than we imagine.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Authors Michael Ratner and Margaret Ratner Kunstler examine the detrimental impact that criminalizing lawful dissent has had on social movements.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The question "We Are Wisconsin" raises is, what will come next, now that the hornet’s nest has been disturbed?

Posted on: Aug 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Activists in post-Katrina New Orleans have worked hard to clean up some of the more troubling aspects of their beloved city.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2011, Source: AlterNet

While the turning tide towards gay marriage is great, are we losing sight of other alternatives to marriage that might be more inclusive?

Posted on: Jul 1, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Anyone lamenting the end of traditional media would do well to attend the AMC conference and experience the excitement of a metaphorical phoenix rising from the ash.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Men and boys are already involved in and leading efforts to end gender-based violence, and more are joining the ranks of gender justice activism every day.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2010, Source: SeXis Magazine

Money shots, bad acting, and fake orgasms might pique some men's erotic interests. But we also need porn that satisfies women's needs.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2009, Source: RH Reality Check

How does sleeping with a married man square with feminist politics?

Posted on: Sep 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A new book by Jennifer Baumgardner puts the abortion conversation back in the hands of the women who have experienced them.