Posts tagged "feminist"

Daniel Radcliffe’s Delightfully Feminist Response To The Label ‘Unconventional Male Lead’

While some actors might take the compliment of being called a “sex symbol” and move on, Daniel Radcliffe had some articulate feminist commentary to add to the label during a…

Huffington Post Women | October 28, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Kristen Stewart Thinks It’s ‘Ridiculous’ To ‘Say You’re Not A Feminist’

Another name can be added to the growing list of celebrity feminists– and this one comes with some great commentary about gender equality on the big screen. In an Oct.

Huffington Post Women | October 13, 2014 - 1:45 pm

7 Things To Do When You Need A Break From Feminism

Ladies, I’m exhausted.

I know, I know — things are better in 2014 then they have historically been for women and gender minorities for generations. Our…

Phylisa Wisdom | October 8, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Aziz Ansari’s Analogy For Why He’s A Feminist Is Simple And Perfect

“If you look up feminism in the dictionary, it just means that men and women have equal rights. And I feel like everyone here believes men and women have equal…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 7, 2014 - 4:00 pm

8 Reasons Why Feminism Isn’t “Anti-Male”

As highlighted in Emma Watson’s recent speech addressed to the United Nations, society has ravaged the word “feminism.” For many, the term has become synonymous with “anti-male.” This perception derives…

Tiffanie Drayton | September 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Zosia Mamet: Feminism Is “Not About Running A Fortune 500 Company”

“I think that the term [feminist] has been incredibly bastardized. I am a huge advocate of empowering women — the idea of women supporting each other and supporting themselves and…

Jessica Wakeman | September 19, 2014 - 3:30 pm

The Soapbox: I’m A Feminist Who Loves Miss America And That’s OK

This weekend, Kira Kazantsev from New York won the 88th Miss America pageant at Atlantic City, which was inevitably followed by a slew of blog posts viciously skewering Kazantsev and the…

EJ Dickson | September 16, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Columbia Students Help Classmate Emma Sulkowicz Carry The Mattress On Which She Was Raped

Columbia University senior Emma Sulkowicz made headlines earlier this month by carrying her twin-size mattress with her everywhere, in order to draw attention to the fact that the student who…

Jessica Wakeman | September 11, 2014 - 12:30 pm

RIP Society: College Boys Welcome Parents On Move-In Day With “Honk If You’re Droppin’ Off Your Daughter” Sign

Dropping your kid off at college can’t be easy for any parent. And it’s worse when you pull up to the front gates of the college and a pack of…

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Taylor Swift Just Realized She’s Totally A Feminist

“As a teenager, I didn’t understand that saying you’re a feminist is just saying that you hope women and men will have equal rights and equal opportunities. What it seemed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 24, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: “Women Are An Oppressed Category Of People”

“[People are coming out against the label [“feminist”]? Wow. I guess I’m not aware of that. What that means to me is that you don’t let your gender define who…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2014 - 11:30 am

Dealbreaker: He Kept Poking Me With His Boner

I once had a boyfriend who woke me up nearly every morning with his boner.

He poked it into my back, then at my butt, again and again,…

Jessica Machado | August 7, 2014 - 11:00 am

Incredible Badass Feminist Sinead O’Connor Doesn’t Want To Be Called A Feminist

“I don’t think of myself as being a feminist. So I don’t really think about feminism a whole lot, to be honest. I wouldn’t label myself anything, certainly not something with…

Jessica Wakeman | July 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Jada Pinkett Smith On #JusticeForJada, Rape Culture, And Her Niece Being Roofied

“My niece was given a date rape drug that weekend. She’s 20-years-old – thank God nothing happened because she was with some responsible guys that took care of her. She was safe…

Jessica Wakeman | July 22, 2014 - 11:40 am

Israelis Told They Have To Remove “Men Only” Signs Off Bomb Shelter

A rabbinical court in Israel was recently ordered to remove  “men only” signs from its bomb shelter. The gender segregation in the bomb shelters  would be keeping with the Orthodox…

Jessica Wakeman | July 18, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Rose McGowan On Being Told She Was Intimidating Hollywood’s Men In Charge

“I had an agent that told me not to speak in meetings because I was too intelligent and it was stressing to the men. It was a woman that told me…

Claire Hannum | July 16, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Nerd Girl Porn: Ethan Hawke & 10 Other Men Who Are Feminists

What was Pat Robertson’s famous quote about feminists again? Ah yes, feminism “encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.” Sheesh, who wants to be…

The Frisky | July 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Fox News Guest Actually Wore Cufflinks Depicting A Caveman Clubbing And Dragging A Woman

Fox News’ new show “Outnumbered” pits four female anchorbabes up against one male guest. The premise? Gender wars! Fun! On Friday, the male guest, (unscrupulous) Fox Business contributor Charles Payne,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2014 - 11:30 am

YouTube Star Laci Green Tackles The Three Myths Of Feminism

Who is Laci Green and where has she been all my life? Like a sex-positive Disney star on speed, Laci hosts a YouTube channel called Sex+ where she covers everything…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Zooey Deschanel Rants About Feminism In InStyle (Stars, They’re Just Like Us!)

“Like every woman is dying to give birth! I don’t think so. Nobody asks guys that. And you go into a supermarket and every tabloid is like, ‘Pregnant and Alone!’…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2014 - 12:30 pm
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