feminism

Wonder Woman got fired from the U.N. for being too hot

Your daily reminder that if you’re a woman, whether or not society deems you “empowering” is contingent on the way you dress.

Kylie Cheung | December 14, 2016 - 8:55 am

To ‘Atlanta’ and beyond: Every word of this Zazie Beetz interview is worth reading

“This is something I feel about Atlanta that I like a lot — you’re just seeing people of color existing and the conversation isn’t always about “I’m black, I’m

Bené Viera | December 2, 2016 - 3:34 pm

Spot-on comic shows what it’s like to be a woman on the internet, and toxic comments only prove its point

“Is there anything that [women] can just do in peace on the internet?” Not post feminist comics, that’s for sure.

Kylie Cheung | December 1, 2016 - 12:42 pm

Cardi B just shut down misconceptions about feminism, and it’s a beautiful little moment

Commenters attacked Cardi by telling her she can’t be a feminist because of her past. So in true Cardi B fashion, she had to let chicks know real quick. Hence,

Bené Viera | November 17, 2016 - 9:48 am

Research confirms the obvious: Women in Congress are the ones getting things done

Congress would be a lot more productive with more ladies. 

Kylie Cheung | November 7, 2016 - 3:08 pm

Bono, a self-proclaimed man, named one of Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year

Somewhere, Matt McGorry is crying into his “I’m With Her” T-shirt for not getting the award.

Karen Fratti | November 2, 2016 - 12:55 pm

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the new face of a Boots No7 make-up campaign

The tired tropes in advertising make it truly exciting that the award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche is the face of Boots No7 make-up as part of its new campaign.

Bronwyn Isaac | October 21, 2016 - 11:31 am

New study: Having daughters helps parents see how horrible Donald Trump is

It shouldn’t take having daughters to see how fucked up Trump is, but it’s understandable if it helps.

Kylie Cheung | October 19, 2016 - 2:02 pm

Selling “empowerment” to the people: Why the word has finally lost all meaning

Empowerment seems to waft in the air like lavender at Muji: so dense that it’s overpowering and so overpowering that you stop noticing it. Empowerment is everywhere, and in its

Chelsea G. Summers | October 11, 2016 - 2:06 pm

British writer slams Emma Watson for gender equality activism, because how dare she speak for women and girls

I wonder why I don’t see anyone calling out Ryan Gosling or Joe Biden for saying the exact same things?

Kylie Cheung | September 28, 2016 - 11:02 am

Italy’s “Fertility Day” is a very important reminder about your one job in life, ladies

Every society in the world is guilty of at least subliminally telling girls they’ll be wives and mothers, and boys, they’ll be policemen or doctors. Italy’s just being a lot more forthright

Kylie Cheung | September 12, 2016 - 1:28 pm
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