feminism

tv

'Shrill' Demands Space for Fat Women

The series teaches us that loving yourself is more than 'accepting' your own body. It’s about claiming your space and your agency.
Alice Lesperance
3 days ago
tv

In 'Shrill' Black Characters Are More Than Vehicles for White Stories

The Hulu series doesn't apologize to white people, and that's important.
Minda Honey
4 days ago
Features

The ‘Men’s Liberation’ Movement Time Forgot

Nowadays, the Men’s Rights movement runs the gamut from incels to red pillers, but in the 1970s, men's libbers looked something like… feminists?
Nona Willis Aronowitz
3.18.19
Books

The Female Superhero Stories You Should Be Reading Right Now

The NYPL recommends a list of YA books and comics about superheroines.
Nicole Clark
3.14.19
International Women's Day 2019

The Concept of Women 'Having It All' Has Never Been Realistic, But Now It's Extinct

As a literal statement it's never held water, but it ultimately boils down to the option to have both a career and children. Now, late capitalism has rendered that near-impossible.
Emma Garland
3.8.19
feminism

Instagram Is a New Frontier In Women's Life Writing

You could say that the fastest growing social media network is the logical conclusion of everything from 16th-century letters to DIY zines.
freya marshall payne
2.28.19
Views My Own

Why We’re Finally Talking About Lorena Bobbitt and Domestic Abuse

When Bobbitt cut off her husband’s penis, she became a punchline. ‘Lorena’ shows why everyone was so wrong to laugh at her.
Lori Fox
2.19.19
feminism

Former Bro Film King Jonah Hill Wants to Fight Toxic Masculinity

He hopes the fans that loved him in 'Superbad' will watch him shed light on the ugly side of what binds bros together.
Taylor Hosking
2.12.19
Culture

Of Course Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Great at Explaining Skincare on Instagram

Ocasio-Cortez unpacked the steps of her skincare routine on her Instagram story, without mentioning any specific products.
Nicole Clark
1.28.19
feminism

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ Producer Dream Hampton Is Fed Up with Her Generation of Women

After having to call out Erykah Badu and Taraji P. Henson for seemingly sympathizing with Kelly, executive producer dream hampton let her generation have it.
Taylor Hosking
1.24.19
Culture

'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo' Is Inadvertently About Women's Invisible Labour

In the new Netflix show, couples learn how to tackle household tasks by 'tidying' together, a process that reveals just how gendered our domestic expectations are.
Nicole Clark
1.11.19
Film

Fundraisers Are Already Popping Up to Send Girls to See 'Captain Marvel'

Marvel's first female-lead film will be premiering in March, and they're likely to pull out all the stops.
Taylor Hosking
1.10.19
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