Posts tagged "feminist"

Quotable: Ellen Page Talks “Juno,” Abortion, And White Dudes

“You all need to calm down. People are so black and white about this. Because she kept the baby everybody said the film was against abortion. But if she’d had…

Jessica Wakeman | April 7, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Arizona Teacher Makes Chivalry A Classroom Rule

Teacher Cord Ivanyi, a Latin instructor at Gilbert Classical Academy, was tired of seeing boys physically push aside girls as they rushed through the classroom door. So at the beginning…

Jessica Wakeman | April 1, 2010 - 11:30 am

17 Phrases We’re Tired Of Hearing About Women

Sometimes a girl just gets sick and tired of all the cutesy little words and phrases that exist to describe women. I mean, cougar? Puma? Cheetah? Who can keep them…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Girl Talk: I’ve Become The Woman I’ve Always Hated, The Calorie Counter

I used to hate women on diets. They look at your frosted brownie, then at your waist, then at your cookie again. Women on diets whine, “I can’t eat that…”…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Female Bloggers Ask, Is Taylor Swift Bad For Women?

Let me start off by saying a few things: I’m a feminist; I love Taylor Swift; and I also respect the minds of bloggers Kate Harding of Broadsheet and Amanda

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2009 - 4:30 pm

15 Things A Woman Can Do And Still Call Herself A “Feminist”

There’s an article this week in the Daily Mail UK admonishing a TV newscaster in England for wearing “more makeup than a drag queen” during a recent news report. The…

Wendy Atterberry | November 24, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Jessica Valenti Of Feministing Proves Feminists Can Get Hitched, Too

If you call yourself a “feminist“—which basically means you believe women deserve the dignity, rights and respect afforded to men—then you can relate to how peeps come out of the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 16, 2009 - 3:50 pm

David Letterman’s Dalliances Are Not A Feminist Issue

One of the country’s largest feminist groups, National Organization for Women, has weighed in on the revelations that “Late Show” host David Letterman slept with several of his interns and…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Lady Gaga Says She’s Not A Feminist

Lady Gaga told an interviewer she is not a feminist because, “I hail men, I love men. I celebrate American male culture, and beer, and bars and muscle…

Jessica Wakeman | August 4, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Study Finds Feminists Actually Don’t Hate Men. Um, Duh.

Here’s a shocker: Feminists don’t actually hate men. A study published by the Psychology of Women Quarterly found that people who cheerlead for traditional gender roles, not feminists, reportedly…

Jessica Wakeman | July 31, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Diane Keaton To Star On HBO Comedy As A Feminist Icon Running A Porn Mag

Diane Keaton will star in her own half-hour HBO series where she’ll play “a feminist icon who attempts to reignite the movement by starting a sexually explicit magazine for women,”…

Jessica Wakeman | July 30, 2009 - 3:00 pm

The F-Bomb Blog: Why Weren’t We This Cool When We Were Teens?

Aww, F-Bomb, a new blog about feminism for teenaged girls, is like a baby Feministing! Hooray for Julie Zeilinger, a teenager from Pepper Pike, Ohio, who has her s**t together,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 14, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Girl Talk: Could You Date A Man Who Didn’t Call Himself A Feminist?

Men only care about sex. All men are violent and abusive. Women are victims. Women aren’t capable alone and need a man’s help.

Sometimes it seems like the erroneous…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Who’s Up For A Round Of Anti-Feminist Bingo?

Frisky commenters are seriously freaking awesome. But I’ve blogged at a bunch of different sites and have heard some not so nice things — that I’m stupid, immature—even sexist. At…

Jessica Wakeman | July 2, 2009 - 6:00 pm

A Revolutionary In Stilettos: Cosmo’s Helen Gurley Brown Was A Feminist And A Fashionista

Lipstick and leopard print aren’t feminists’ usual weapons of choice, but the founding editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan always thought differently.

As the original “fun, fearless female,” Helen Gurley Brown…

Jessica Wakeman | June 22, 2009 - 6:40 pm

The Case Of Huffington Post Sexism

There’s been some…

Jessica Wakeman | June 10, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Can A Homemaker Be A Feminist?

I was raised by a working, single mother. She went to Stanford, majored in economics, became a public school teacher, wrote a book, and now works as a journalist. She…

Anonymous | June 9, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Five More Reasons We Still Need Feminism

Sirens siren Heather Wood Rudulph has written a piece for Huffington Post about five reasons we still need feminism, including the recent murder of abortion provider, Dr. George Tiller, and…

Jessica Wakeman | June 4, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Don’t Miss Feministing’s Five Year Anniversary Party

Sigh. We remember back when Feministing was just Jessica Valenti’s small third wave feminist blog with a couple of her friends. But now one of our favorite blogs rolls nine…

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2009 - 7:45 pm

What The Hell Is A Feminist Wedding?

Jessica Valenti, Feministing editor and Full Frontal Feminism author, is getting married! Congratulations are in order! Wait, are they? Apparently not, if you believe feminism and marriage can never, ever…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 13, 2009 - 3:00 pm
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