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Phyllis Chesler

Phyllis Chesler

Phyllis Chesler is an Emerita Professor of Psychology, the author of 20 books, including Women and Madness (1972), An American Bride in Kabul, and Requiem For a Female Serial Killer (2020).

From Hospitals to Schools, Gender Identity is Erasing Sex in Public Institutions

From Hospitals to Schools, Gender Identity is Erasing Sex in Public Institutions

American public policy is wholly saturated with gender identity. Vulnerable populations like students and patients suffer the consequences.

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Column
"An American Bride in Kabul" Released in Arabic

"An American Bride in Kabul" Released in Arabic

"This is a wondrous, invaluable memoir and meditation on women, culture, history, and the meaning of freedom." — Ibn Warraq

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Books
Women Are Afraid to Support Unsympathetic Victims

Women Are Afraid to Support Unsympathetic Victims

From Amber Heard to Nicole Brown Simpson, women (including feminists) have unleashed disproportionate disdain on "imperfect victims."

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Opinion
#NotAllMen are Mass Shooters

#NotAllMen are Mass Shooters

(But all mass shooters in the US so far this year have been male)

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Male Violence
Roe Was Always Weak: Six Steps For Feminists Moving Forward

Roe Was Always Weak: Six Steps For Feminists Moving Forward

Women in over half of the country are about to lose their freedom. We saw it coming, but is the next generation of activists ready?

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Opinion
Nancy Azara: The Shaman is a Feminist Artist

Nancy Azara: The Shaman is a Feminist Artist

“To be a woman artist even today takes a lot of courage.”

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Feminst Profiles
Melissa Lucio Case Demonstrates How Poor Mothers Are Set Up to Fail

Melissa Lucio Case Demonstrates How Poor Mothers Are Set Up to Fail

The mother of 14 narrowly avoided execution for the tragic death of her two-year-old daughter.

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Opinion
Setting the Record Straight on Second-Wave Feminists

Setting the Record Straight on Second-Wave Feminists

A recent article in The Federalist uses my work out of context to defame feminists like Kate Millett and blame them for the recent transgender movement

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Opinion
Is Being Born Male a Disability? Womb-less Gay Men Think So

Is Being Born Male a Disability? Womb-less Gay Men Think So

Two gay men file suit claiming denial of insurance coverage for IVF is discrimination.

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Opinion
Feminist Backlash is Finally Building Against Surrogacy

Feminist Backlash is Finally Building Against Surrogacy

Liberals have long supported surrogacy as a pro-gay achievement, but the industry is coming under fire

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Op Ed
Feminist Myths about Sisterhood

Feminist Myths about Sisterhood

As feminist women, we knew we were doomed without sisterhood so we proclaimed it, even in its absence.

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
Feminism
On Refusing to Believe Women Raped in Psychiatric Wards

On Refusing to Believe Women Raped in Psychiatric Wards

Too often, psychiatric hospital staff punishes women for reporting they were raped while in care.

Phyllis Chesler
Phyllis Chesler
psychiatry