Jill Filipovic

Views My Own

Trump's Treatment of Women, Not Russia, Will Bring Him Down

We should be paying more attention to the sexual harassment and assault allegations swirling around the president.
Jill Filipovic
9.17.18
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Women Will Be the Ones to Save America from Trump

Thanks to decades of feminist groundwork, women across the country are poised not just to elect the country's first female president, but to reject misogynistic policies that have denied them benefits.
Jill Filipovic
11.7.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Hillary Clinton Needs to Admit the Truth: She's Lame

Awkwardly joking around with Zach Galifianakis won't make her seem cool—the secret to winning the millennial vote is to embrace the fact that she's very, very corny.
Jill Filipovic
9.26.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Donald Trump's Maternity Leave Plan Is a Big Deal, Too Bad It Sucks

Donald Trump's endorsement of the general idea that women shouldn't be punished for becoming pregnant falls short in many ways, but it also represents an historic break from the Republican Party.
Jill Filipovic
9.15.16
News

How Feminism Enabled, Then Buried, Conservative Icon Phyllis Schlafly

Phyllis Schlafly's career of fighting feminism was made possible by the forces she spent her life battling. And in the end, she lost.
Jill Filipovic
9.7.16
News

Student Loan Debt Is Leaving Women Broke and Vulnerable

More women are going to college than ever before—but once they graduate, they have more debt and less pay than their male peers. And it's creating a systemic wealth gap that lasts a lifetime.
Jill Filipovic
8.4.15
Stuff

How Ayn Rand Became Libertarians’ Sociopathic Pixie Dream Girl

Rand's largest talent lies not in her status as the mother of Objectivism, but her ability to play the Cool Girl in the minds of men whose view of women is colored by both desire and revulsion.
Jill Filipovic
7.20.15