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Courtney Stodden Says She Is A “True Feminist,” Also Doesn’t Read Or Write

“I think that whether a woman or anybody quite frankly wants to wear combat boots or eight inch heels, I think that’s their prerogative. I think if somebody feels comfortable a certain…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 15, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Miley Cyrus: “I’m One Of The Biggest Feminists In The World”

“I feel like I’m one of the biggest feminists in the world because I tell women to not be scared of anything. For me, it’s not even that I’m a feminist. I’m…

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Bloggers Take Joss Whedon & Equality Now To Task

Blogger Melissa Gira Grant critiques Equality Now, which recently had a speech by Joss Whedon in which he discussed feminism, for its anti-prostitution stance … [Talking Points Memo]

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2013 - 7:30 pm

Dude We Love: Joss Whedon Hates The Word “Feminist,” But Loves Feminists

I wouldn’t blame anyone for being sick of the discussion around the word “feminist.” The conversation is extremely fucking overwrought, when it shouldn’t be.  I agree with Joss Whedon, who…

Jessica Wakeman | November 8, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Debate This: Is “Don’t Giggle” Really Terrible Advice For A Law Firm To Give Women?

Global law firm Clifford Chance is under fire for distributing a five-page memo to female employees with specific dress code critiques and advice for how to conduct themselves professionally.  Not…

Jessica Wakeman | October 31, 2013 - 3:00 pm

Kelly Clarkson: I’m Not A Feminist

“No, I wouldn’t say [I’m a] feminist — that’s too strong. I think when people hear feminist, it’s like, ‘Get out of my way, I don’t need anyone.’ I love that…

Jessica Wakeman | October 31, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Let’s Talk About “Feminist Weddings”

Getting married is a series of capitulations. I got married three weeks ago (and I swear to God I will write about other topics soon, really), so I know this…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Anna Holmes, Editor Of The Book Of Jezebel

If you are a lady of a certain age with an Internet connection, chances are you read Jezebel.com. In fact, you might be on it right now.  The blog launched…

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Maryville Rape Victim Daisy Coleman: “I Refuse To Be A Victim Of Cruelty Any Longer”

Since this happened, I’ve been in hospitals too many times to count. I’ve found it impossible to love at times. I’ve gained and lost friends. I no longer dance or…

Jessica Wakeman | October 18, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Sexist French Politician Fined For Making Chicken Noises While His Female Colleague Was Speaking

What a load of chickenshit. Conservative French politician Philippe Le Ray has been fined $1,700 for making chicken noises at a female colleague while she spoke before the National Assembly…

Jessica Wakeman | October 10, 2013 - 6:30 pm

Feminist Nicole Kidman “Believes In The Sisterhood”

“I was raised by a feminist mother. And yes, she said never be frightened about using the ‘F’ word. So I’m not. She believes in the sisterhood, and so do…

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2013 - 9:20 am

Natalie Portman: Feminism Shouldn’t Be “Macho”

“I want every version of a woman and a man to be possible. I want women and men to be able to be full-time parents or full-time working people or…

Jessica Wakeman | September 30, 2013 - 5:00 pm
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