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Amelia Sounds Off On Dating While Feminist

Hit pause on that “Dancing With The Stars” clip, because you’re going to want to watch our editor-in-chief Amelia sound off on dating while feminist! Who should pay…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2010 - 5:40 pm

6 Feminist Fashion Statements

I’m proud to call myself a feminist. I also love jewelry. And while we should be wary of commodifying political movements, I think it’s always valuable to increase feminism’s visibility.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 18, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Frisky Q&A: Sally Hawkins Of “Made In Dagenham”

Beating Meryl Streep for a 2009 Best Actress Golden Globe is no small feat. After watching actress Sally Hawkins in her latest film, “Made In Dagenham,” I now fully understand…

Jessica Wakeman | November 17, 2010 - 5:00 pm

NY Times Mag Profiles Evangelical Housewives Who Submit To Their Husbands

I am absolutely fascinated by people’s reasons for holding onto stiffly defined gender roles. For that reason, this weekend’s New York Times Magazine article, “Housewives of God,” was an absolute…

Jessica Wakeman | November 15, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Portia De Rossi Believes “The Beauty Myth”

“The word ‘feminism’ has completely disappeared. No one wants to associate themselves with that because the culture did a fantastic job of making feminists ugly, and saying that ugly is…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: The Comediennes Behind The Web Series “Vag Magazine”

Even those of us who proudly call ourselves feminists can admit that sometimes other feminists can be a wee bit extreme. That’s why “Vag Magazine,” a new webisode…

Jessica Wakeman | November 10, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Feminists Can Wear Spanx Too

Tracy Clark-Flory, a senior writer at Salon, wrote of anxieties running high as subjects squeezed into uncomfortable shoes and deceptive shapewear at a photo shoot for More magazine’s November 2010…

Lena Chen | October 27, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Stitch ‘N Bitch Knitting Queen, Debbie Stoller

I’m embarrassed to admit this, but I don’t know how to knit. My mom taught me after college, but I messed up my stitches and abandoned it in frustration. Debbie…

Jessica Wakeman | October 15, 2010 - 4:30 pm

“These Skirts Need To Be More Feminist!”: Vag Magazine Webisodes Spoof Feminist Mags

Because all patriarchal structures must fall, fashion magazine Gemma is gone! In its place is Vag Magazine, a feminist rag purchased by Fennel, Sylvie, Bethany, Heavy Flo (a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 11, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Do Feminists Need A “Coming Out Day”?

Growing up is all about figuring out who you are, who you can call a real friend, and if you are really (really?) just going to turn into your parents.

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2010 - 12:00 pm

The Anti-Porn Men Project: Dudes Take A Stand Against Violent Porn

If aliens landed and took stock of pop culture from the past decade, they might conclude that men on Earth are boobie-crazed sex beasts enslaved by their own desires, and…

Jessica Wakeman | September 22, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Tavi’s Sweater Says The “F Word” On It

Is it OK if I live vicariously through Tavi for a while? The 14-year-old style blogger brunched with Kathleen Hanna of Le Tigre and Bikini Kill while in New York…

Jessica Wakeman | September 21, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: What Meghan McCain Thinks Of Sarah Palin

Meghan McCain’s new book, Dirty Sexy Politics, is out today. Sen. John McCain’s daughter speaks to “Good Morning America” about being a young Republican woman and opens…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Quotable: Beyonce Uses The “F-Word”

“I think I am a feminist in a way. It’s not something I consciously decided I was going to be; perhaps it’s because I grew up in a singing group…

Jessica Wakeman | August 16, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Girl Talk: My First Bikini Wax

I’ve waxed my eyebrows. I’ve waxed my upper lip. But when it came to waxing my ladyparts, I passed. I checked out. I just chose to be a noncombatant. I…

Jessica Wakeman | July 27, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Quotable: Does Olivia Munn Understand The Definition Of Feminism?

“I just consider myself a person in this world who wants to stand up for everyone who can’t stand up for themselves. I care just as much about the guys…

Jessica Wakeman | July 8, 2010 - 11:50 am

Is Sarah Palin Allowed To Call Herself A Feminist?

Once upon a time, Sarah Palin was just a pit bull in lipstick. But speaking on May 14 to a PAC that finances anti-abortion female congressional candidates, Palin not only…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Is Sarah Palin A Feminist?

Lots of feminists were pissed recently when Sarah Palin referred to herself as a “feminist” at a fundraiser. Los Angeles Times columnist Meghan Daum, who herself identifies as feminist, says,…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Quotable: Martha Stewart Is Anti-Feminist But Pro-Pies And Tarts

“I don’t think in a male or female way. I don’t differentiate between male and female. I never have. I’m not considered a feminist. … Do we really need to…

Jessica Wakeman | May 10, 2010 - 1:10 pm

The Kick-Ass Girl Power Message Of Miley Cyrus’ New Single, “Can’t Be Tamed”

Confession: I’ve never listened to a Miley Cyrus song before in my life, save the one time I watched her strut around a stripper pole while singing “Party In…

Jessica Wakeman | May 6, 2010 - 11:00 am
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