Sorry Barbara Kay, Trans Women Are Most Assuredly Women

Transphobes deal in moral panic, and they create elaborate mythologies to stoke fear among the cisgender population.


Why Are Quebec’s Elected Women Officials Avoiding the Feminist Label?

Both the current and former ministers for women issues in Quebec say they are not feminists.


Rachel Paul Is the Face of Juggalo Feminism

The Philadelphia-based painter has founded a Juggalette feminist movement called Lettes Respect.


Caitlin Moran in (Drunken) Conversation with Sophie Heawood – Part Two

In the second half of the two writers' conversation, they chat class, politics, abortion, literature, Russell Brand, and orgasms.


Why Is Britain Is Up in Arms About a Pair of Breasts in a Tabloid Newspaper?

This week the editors of the "Sun" gleefully trolled feminists upset about the tradition of "Page 3 girls."


14 Important Battles Won by Women in 2014

You thought the last 12 months was just a plague of misogynist assholes? Think again.


Bangladeshi Gang Rape

VICE News correspondent Tania Rashid traveled to Sylhet and met with both perpetrators and victims of rape, as well as local police, to find out what is driving Bangladeshi men to rape and abuse women.


Meet the Female Gamer Mascot Born of Anti-Feminist Internet Drama

She’s a regular person who wears jeans and spends too much time on the Internet. And she was created out of spite by the historically anti-feminist gamers of 4chan. This perplexing new symbol for (a form of) female empowerment is intended to fix gaming...


I Fertilized My Salad with Period Blood

Blood contains three primary plant macronutrients—nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. So, as a poor gardener and menstrual-cup enthusiast, I decided to collect my next cycle to help grow some lettuce.


Mikki Kendall and Her Online Beefs with White Feminists

One morning last August, Kendall, who is black, had Ida Wells in mind as she debated whether or not to violate the principle: Women don’t criticize other women. They stand in solidarity.


Feminists, Fascists, and Boobs at Femen's Paris Squat Party

Photos from the opening of the often topless activists' new global headquarters.


The Ravens Are God's Favorites

Fifty-three percent of Americans think God rewards athletes who believe in Him with good health and great success. In other words, yesterday, God chose his most-loved, and by default his most-hated, Harbaugh brother.