Let the community know you’re a force of nature and engage them while using the “F” Word.
“Paradigm Shift is situated to be at the center of feminist organizing for this new era of
– Michael Kimmel, PhD
“I can’t believe I lived 16 years in NYC without Paradigm Shift. I love the events,
the community, and the mission!”
– Jennifer Baumgardner, Activist, Author & Filmmaker
The Feminist Press honored Meredith Villano, Co-Founder/Director:
“40 Under 40: The Future of Feminism”
Paradigm Shift is looking for dedicated and passionate new feminist bloggers who are
interested in regularly contributing! We are looking for writers on a variety of feminist
topics (healthcare, media, law, policy, community coverage etc.) in a format of your
choice such as editorials, creative non-fiction, and poetry.
Paradigm Shift is the New York City metro-area’s critically acclaimed and
largest feminist community group and event series. We host lectures, discussions,
screenings, and performances featuring leaders in feminist thought, ranging from artists
and academics to filmmakers, musicians, comedians and policy activists. Our reach
includes over 6,000 members and a network of over 150 partner organizations nation-
wide. TimeOut New York named Paradigm Shift “Critics’ Pick” on 12 occasions, an
unprecedented honor among progressive organizations.
Featured speakers and artists include: Jennifer Baumgardner, Author/Filmmaker; Amy
Richards, Author & Founder, Third Wave Foundation; Jessica Valenti, Feministing
Founder/Editor; Michael Kimmel, PhD, Author; Yana Walton, Women’s Media Center;
Jesse Epstein, Sundance Award-winning Filmmaker; Quentin Walcott, Director
CONNECT; Nancy Schwartzman, The Line; Audacia Ray, Sex Work Awareness/
Red Umbrella Project; Corinne Carey, Reproductive Rights Project; Cathy Mario-
Thomas, Marriage Equality; Leora Tanenbaum, Author; Amy Jo Goddard, Sexual Health
Advocate; Bitch, Musician; Hamell on Trial, Musician; Pamela Means, Musician
Contact: Shireen Saxena, Blog Managing Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org
Include topic(s) of interest, the frequency with which you are looking to post, and two
writing samples. If you have questions- fire away!