ugh men

Women Tell Us About the Shittiest Work Emails They've Gotten from Men

"You don't fit in the core artist look. Maybe skip a sandwich and look the part."
Edie Miller
mental health

These Bikers Are Trying to Break Stereotypes About Masculinity and Mental Health

“If just one person starts opening up, that usually encourages others to do the same and what real strength and courage is, in my opinion, is showing your vulnerability.”
Michael Stahl
Garage Magazine

Carey Young Fights the Law and Wins in Her Imposing New Video

In a new exhibition at New York's Paula Cooper Gallery, artist Carey Young journeys into the forbidding physical and psychological architecture of a patriarchal legal system.
Jeffrey Kastner

Science Has Consistently Underestimated Women Because Scientists Are Sexist

In her new book, "Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong," Angela Saini argues that the "sexist baggage" within science has made us—mistakenly—believe women are weaker than men.
Sirin Kale

'Babelon' Is the Psychedelic Feminist Coloring Book You've Been Waiting For

Color your way through 32 pages of female rebellion in Grace Hannah Lang and Simon Lazarus' new book.
Nathaniel Ainley
Black Women's Defense League

This Group of Black Women Is Taking Up Arms to Fight Racism and Misogyny

What radical black womanist politics organized around self-defense actually looks like, and why it matters.
Wilbert L. Cooper

Half of Americans Think Women Should Be Required by Law to Take Husband's Name

A 2017 study published in "Gender Issues" seeks to understand why 70 percent of US adults reported in previous research that they believe a married woman should change her name and half said it should be required by law.
Kimberly Lawson

How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

“Before patriarchal times, Friday the 13th was considered the day of the Goddess. It was considered a day to worship the Divine Feminine that lives in us all and to honor the cycles of creation and death and rebirth.”
Kimberly Lawson

The Music Industry Did a Shit Job at Dealing with Sexual Assault This Year

What Kesha's situation has taught us and what we can anticipate in the age of Trump.
Sarah MacDonald

These Sculptures and Paintings Are Artifacts of Female Suffering

Step inside Gaetano Pesce's exhibit full of blood, sweat, and tears.
Sami Emory

Pick-Up Artists Don't Understand What 'Alpha' Even Means—As Evidenced by Wolves

MRAs and pick-up artists love using animal-related tactics to hit on women. We met up with some actual wolves and animal experts to find out exactly how men are wrong about everything, including this.
Bethy Squires
Private Eyes

Female Dicks: A History of Women Detectives Challenging the Patriarchy

Behind every fictional female detective is the story of a subversive woman infiltrating a male-dominated world of mystery, intrigue, and misogyny.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage