Posts tagged "feminists"

Anti-Choicers Try To Play At Feminism, Fail Miserably

Hey guys, did you hear? Feminism is totally cool now. Beyoncé is into it! Everyone wants a piece! And now even anti-choice women want to claim it for themselves —…

Robyn Pennacchia | September 16, 2015 - 3:45 pm

25 Of The Funniest Feminists To Follow On Twitter

WAIT WHAAAT. FEMINISTS CAN BE FUNNY? Yes, and in fact usually the funniest women I read also happen to be scathing smarty-pants feminists. I, with the help of the other Frisky…

Katrin Higher | May 6, 2015 - 10:00 am

MRA Says Germanwings Crash Might Have Been Prevented If “Sluts” Gave More Blowjobs To “Omega Males”

Leave it to a men’s rights activist to figure out a way to spin this horrifying tragedy into yet another example of how feminists are ruining the world.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 26, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Pregnant Women In UPS Case

Peggy Young wins in court, Rebecca Martinson’s “cunt punt” email inspires performance art and Gloria Steinem gives Black women their due, in Today’s Lady News…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 25, 2015 - 5:05 pm

11 Witches From Fiction Who Embody What Feminism Really Means

Of all the spooky beings spotlighted on Halloween, none is more truly badass than the witch.
Sure, they may seem a little square in the age of sexy zombies and…

Huffington Post Women | October 31, 2014 - 11:45 am

How Feminists Watch Commercials

Actually, yes, this does accurately sum up how I watch both shaving cream commercials and the E! channel. For the sake of comediennes Akilah Hughes and Suzanne Hitchman, I hope…

Jessica Wakeman | June 6, 2014 - 1:30 pm

This McGill University Campaign Takes Back The F-Word

The Law School of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, has had enough of the negative stereotypes that sometimes come alongside the word “feminist.” Their campaign, “McGill Law Feminists,” aims to…

Claire Hannum | April 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm

I’m So Over Arguing About SlutWalks

I have to say I’m dismayed by an upcoming piece in The New York Times Magazine by Rebecca Traister. Let me first say: I love Rebecca. She’s been the women’s…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Skinny Jeans Are The Downfall Of The American Man, Says Lady Who Needs A Hug

Sometimes I like to write in a dry style. When I do this, it’s amusing to read comments by commenters who don’t understand that I’m being sarcastic. So I hoped…

Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Swedish Feminists Burn $13,000 To Protest Unequal Pay

Usually “burning money” is a figure of speech. But Sweden’s feminist party literally set fire to $13,000 (or 10,000 Swedish kronar) to symbolize the amount of money women aren’t getting…

Jessica Wakeman | July 6, 2010 - 1:10 pm

There’s More To Helen Gurley Brown Than Sex

The first biography of Helen Gurley Brown, who was Cosmopolitan’s editor-in-chief for three decades, hits stores today, and we’ll be snapping up a copy after work. Written by Jennifer Scanlon,…

Catherine Strawn | April 22, 2009 - 6:00 pm

The Guerrilla Girls Go Down In History

The Guerrilla Girls, a group of anonymous activists whose mission is to fight discrimination against female and minority artists in the art world, have sold a bunch of documents, letters,…

Catherine Strawn | April 9, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Feminism And The City

The Guardian has a really long feature on whether it’s okay for feminists to like Sex and the City. If you skip to the last paragraph, you’ll discover that smart…

Catherine Strawn | April 16, 2008 - 2:00 pm