Posts tagged "rosie the riveter"

Women In Washington, D.C. Can Now Be Fired For Using Birth Control

A House committee voted to overturn a new Washington D.C. law that would have banned employment discrimination based on reproductive health decisions like using IVF, having an abortion, or even

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 23, 2015 - 5:30 pm

These Pictures Of Real-Life Rosie The Riveters Kind Of Blew My Mind

World War II’s real-life Rosie the Riveters look a lot like the ads themselves — only way cooler. Rosie first came to be as a character in 1942, and during…

Claire Hannum | April 10, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Radical Feminist Interview On Thought Catalog Takes Potshot At Sex-Positive Feminism & Kink, Questions Consent

Last night, I was reading a piece on the blog Thought Catalog in which writer Marie Calloway interviewed two young women about the current state of “radical feminism.” I read…

Jessica Wakeman | June 27, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Princess Leia Can Do It!

Rosie the Riveter ain’t got nothing on Princess Leia. Did they have feminism a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away? [The Mary Sue]…

Jessica Wakeman | May 15, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: “Rosie The Riveter” Model Dies At 86

Rosie The Riveter” has died. Geraldine Hoff Doyle, the model for “Rosie,” a WWII factory worker who implored to other ladies “We Can Do It!,” passed away on Sunday…

Jessica Wakeman | December 30, 2010 - 9:15 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

Pink Can Do It!

Is feminist icon Rosie The Riveter going to be Pink’s Halloween costume this year? Nope, it’s just a look from the video for her new single “Raise Your Glass,” which…

Jessica Wakeman | October 29, 2010 - 7:45 pm