Out of the lab and into the home: Rose Franzblau, the trained buttinsky

By Elizabeth Johnston & Ann Johnson We’ve been following with interest the controversies swirling around “power pose” advocate and social psychologist Amy Cuddy (see her wildly popular TED talk here). Cuddy, along with Brené Brown,  a Social Work professor who has found success with TED-bred self-help products aimed mainly at women, highlights feelings of insecurity […]

Standpoints is back! Meet your new editors

Hello! We are Tal Davidson and Susannah Mulvale, members of Psychology’s Feminist Voices team, and the new co-editors of the Standpoints blog! Under the curation of former editor Dr. Jacy Young, Standpoints has become an engaging and entertaining mosaic of reflections and essays, highlighting a diverse range of psychological topics and feminist perspectives. We are […]

Disciplinary Action: The Margins of Psychology

Today’s post features a brief illustrated account of the founding of the Section on Women and Psychology (SWAP), the Association for Women in Psychology (AWP), and the Psychology of Women Section (POWS, now the Psychology of Women and Equalities Section). Enjoy! By Jenna MacKay Author Bio Jenna MacKay is interested in art as a tool for research, education, activism and healing. She […]

Welcome to Standpoints!

By Jacy L. Young Standpoints is the newest project of Psychology’s Feminist Voices, your favourite source for all things related to the history of women and gender in psychology and contemporary feminist psychology. We landed on Standpoints as the name for the blog for several reasons. It suggests the common, yet vital, experience of taking […]