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“Breaking Dawn”‘s Abortion Undertones

“Absolutely, and as a pro-choice feminist, that was certainly my concern going in. No matter what, I would not have done this movie if it violated my own beliefs —…

Jessica Wakeman | November 22, 2011 - 9:20 am

Rep. Michele Bachmann Poured Water For All The Guys At The Debate

Rep. Michele Bachmann is the only female candidate gunning for the Republican nomination. So you know I’ve got something to say about her taking on what the New York Observer

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2011 - 3:20 pm

“Tempting” Eyes Can Now Get You In Trouble In Saudi Arabia

Religious police in Saudi Arabia may now stop sluts women in public walking around with “tempting” eyes. In other words, Saudi gals with attractive peepers may be forced to cover…

Rachel Krause | November 18, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Hitched: Wedding Planning Is The Worst

I started having emotional breakdowns about a month into wedding planning. Sweaty palms, heart racing, knees weak, teary eyes, total immobilization. I would find myself staring at a web page…

Andrea Grimes | November 18, 2011 - 12:00 pm

“Breaking Dawn”‘s Director On Whether Bella Is A Feminist Role Model

“I don’t know about “role model.” But I do think she’s an incredibly strong female character, who has a sense of what she wants, and what’s right, and goes after…

Jessica Wakeman | November 16, 2011 - 10:40 am

New York Magazine Acknowledges The Feminist Blogosphere

Growing up in the suburban Northeast, I didn’t fit in. At my large, mostly-white, upper-middle-class high school, I wasn’t the funniest, the smartest, the most charming, or the prettiest: therefore,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Watch “Miss Representation” On OWN Tonight

Tonight is the television premiere of “Miss Representation,” a new documentary about how women are depicted in the mass media. The doc was written, directed and produced by Jennifer…

Jessica Wakeman | October 20, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Ke$ha Is The Female Alice Cooper

“I’m not a submissive, perfect pop princess, that’s for damned sure. I do think I have a rebellious, metal-loving rock chick inside of me.  … I’ve always loved rock’n’roll. It’s…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2011 - 1:40 pm

“The Playboy Club” Gets Cancelled: Why Did It Suck So Much?

Gloria Steinem, rejoice: “The Playboy Club” has been cancelled after only three episodes. Viewership dropped from 5 million to 3.2 million, which spooked NBC enough to give it the axe.

Jessica Wakeman | October 5, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Jon Hamm Talks Rape Prevention, My Heart Swoons

“It is an important thing to instill in a younger generation about the impact of rape, the lasting impact of rape. Children from grade school to high school to college…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Saudi King Spares Woman 10 Lashes For Breaking Driving Ban

Saudi Arabia is on a roll with this not-treating-women-too-much-like-2nd-class-citizens thing! Earlier this week King Abudllah announced that women could vote and run in elections. Then on Wednesday, a member of…

Jessica Wakeman | September 29, 2011 - 2:40 pm

How To Teach Boys To Be Feminists

Recently, I wrote a blog post about teaching our girls to be feminists. But I also think boys should be taught what it is to be a feminist. A couple…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 25, 2011 - 1:00 pm
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