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When a Radically Progressive Christian Feminist Movement Was Sabotaged

In 1993, feminist theologians from all over the globe gathered for a massive conference to bring otherwise niche, academic perspectives to typical churchgoers. Then, the media attacks began.
Sarah Stankorb
4.25.19
feminism

A New Pop-Up Tries to Make Women's Financial Inequality Instagram-Worthy

Money clips that read “future millionaire” are sold next to earrings that demand we “eat the rich.” Should I be questioning the system, or thriving inside of it? The company doesn’t seem to know the answer.
Renée Reizman
4.24.19
Culture

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.
Beth Demmon
3.29.19
tv

'Farscape' Was Feminist Sci-Fi Before It Was Cool

Twenty years on, the space serial still holds up thanks to its cast of complex, flawed, interesting female characters and its intelligent approach to gender politics.
Danielle Riendeau
3.29.19
Muslim Women's Day 2019

The First American Woman Imam Explains the Rise of Islamic Feminism

Since Dr. amina wadud led her first public sermon 25 years ago, Islamic feminism has taken root and sprouted globally.
dr. amina wadud
3.27.19
The Least You Could Do

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.
Farha Chowdhury
3.27.19
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
3.21.19
VICE Live

Activist Blair Imani Stops by 'VICE LIVE' to Discuss Her Book

'Modern HERstory' tells stories of women and nonbinary people rewriting history.
VICE Staff
3.21.19
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
3.20.19
Culture

Angela Davis Addresses the Whitewashing of Feminism and Islamophobia

"I want to argue for a feminist perspective that understands that we cannot simply reform institutions like prison and the police."
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
3.19.19
feminism

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
3.13.19
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