6 Accomplished Women Who Don’t Want To Be Called Feminists

  • Six accomplished women who don’t want to be called feminists. [The Jane Dough]
  • A feminist guide to horror movies (two different takes!). [Ms. Magazine, Bitch Magazine]
  • States’ efforts to defund Planned Parenthood are mostly failing. [Think Progress]
  • Conservatives think everyone complaining about the “war on women” should just stop whining so much. [Slate
  • Plans in Queens, New York, to create a memorial and rename streets for Japanese “comfort women” are proving controversial. [New York Daily News]
  • How to talk to the lovable but misguided sexist in your life. [xoJane]
  • Gettin’ all philosophical about theology and rape. [The New Yorker]
  • Meet Rochelle Ballantyne, a 17-year-old girl from Brooklyn who is conquering the world of chess. [Clutch Magazine]


  • A women’s rights activist in the Democratic Republic of Congo says he eluded an assassination attempt. [New York Times]
  • If you never saw “Good Hair,” here’s everything you want to know about the hair trade. [Guardian UK]
  • Meet Soosan Firooz, Afghanistan’s first female rapper. [BBC]
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