feminism

4.7.19

Portraits of Women Inside Russia’s Modern Gulags

"In jail they don't stop being mothers, sisters, teachers, loved ones, grandparents, or simply cute girls."

3.29.19

Twenty Years Later, '10 Things I Hate About You' Is More Relevant Than You'd Expect

Despite its flaws, the film marked a turning point for feminism and female representation in teen rom-coms.

3.28.19

100 Ways to Better Support Muslim Women

Don’t ask us why we wear the hijab; don’t ask us why we don’t wear the hijab.

3.13.19

The Female Superhero Stories You Should Be Reading Right Now

The NYPL recommends a list of YA books and comics about superheroines.

3.12.19

100 More Things You Can Do to Make Women's Lives Easier

If you think you don't need this list because you've already got it figured out, read it five times.

3.10.19

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.

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2.28.19

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.

2.12.19

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.

1.20.19

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

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.

12.26.18

The Best Thing on TV This Year Was: 'The Expanse'

It's been called the sci fi 'Game of Thrones,' and 'Fight or Flight' showed us how hard the show's heroines go to protect their planet.

12.9.18

'Widows' Isn't the Feminist Triumph You Think It Is

Mainstream media still struggles to accurately portray the impacts of racial and economic oppression in the lives of women.

12.4.18

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Hand Model

‘Hand jobs’ aren’t as easy as they look.

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