BIO

Dena Landon is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on The Washington Post, Salon, Good Housekeeping, Narrative.ly, Sheknows and more. She frequently writes about feminism and single momhood and blogs at www.femmefeminism.com.

Dena Landon's Articles

Women can still be punished for speaking up about domestic violence, and not just by losing a job but by a legal system that fails to protect them.

When Speaking Up About Domestic Violence Gets You Sued

Women can still be punished for speaking up about domestic violence, and not just by losing a job but by a legal system that fails to protect them.
Dena Landon    |   06.18.18 12am   |   SHARE
Photo by BRUNO CERVERA on Unsplash

What It's Like To Date After Domestic Abuse

Past trauma can and does impact domestic abuse survivors in the dating world. That doesn’t mean that we’re unworthy of love or incapable of finding it.
Dena Landon    |   04.6.18 12am   |   SHARE
Tarana Burke is the woman who started the Me Too movement. We owe much of this movement to her efforts and activism.

The Silence Breakers Were Never Silent — We Just Weren't Listening

With the announcement of the TIME Person of the Year, the Silence Breakers, there is no doubt that our stories of sexual harassment have taken center stage.
Dena Landon    |   12.7.17 11am   |   SHARE
Criticism of women’s magazines contains many shades of sexism.

The Sexism Underlying Criticism Of Women's Magazines

The criticism of women’s magazines contains many shades of sexism. There’s the implication that to care about beauty is vain and a waste of time.
Dena Landon    |   10.26.17 12am   |   SHARE

Joss Whedon's Infidelity Is Absolutely A Feminist Issue

Yes, cheating is a feminist issue, regardless of the gender identities of those involved. Because at its heart, it’s about consent.
Dena Landon    |   09.5.17 12am   |   SHARE