Physical Distancing but Social Togethering:

An editorial and call for submissions Here in Toronto, we’re about three weeks into our new status quo. Bars are closed, events are cancelled, and we’re used to it. People walk sparsely, in ones or twos, omitting the passing wave and smile that I’ve become accustomed to living here. We haven’t turned mean, we’re just […]

Dispatches from the Unlikeliest of Labs

Dispatch #7 Feminist care ethics in survey research on prejudice against gender and sexual minorities Studying prejudice against gender and sexual minorities via survey methods often involves asking participants to rate their agreement with some, uh, distasteful statements (to say the very, very least). Some scales dive deep into highly stigmatizing beliefs, expressions of disgust, […]

Dispatches from the Unlikeliest of Labs

Dispatch #6 From Nonbinary Lives to Nonbinary Science By Will Beischel Last summer I was in the antechamber of the gender-neutral bathroom at my favorite club in Chicago. It’s a gender-diverse haven. In that bathroom I’ve discovered gender expressions I didn’t even know possible and connected with people who continue to inspire me aesthetically and […]

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 […]