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Feminism

  1. book excerpt
    The Dangerous Legacy of White Male AmericaAn excerpt from a new book by the author of So You Want to Talk About Race.
  2. power
    How the Pink Wave Turned RedIt only took two years for Republicans to co-opt the “run women” message.
  3. hot stuff
    Needlessly Sexy Statue Stirs Massive RowBehold, a naked ode to Mary Wollstonecraft, featuring flat abs and a topiary bush.
  4. feminism
    All Hail Our Unappreciated Prehistoric HuntressesNew research challenges the long-standing idea that only prehistoric men did big-game hunting.
  5. feminism
    Finally, a Space Toilet for LadiesA $23 million toilet — designed with women in mind — is headed to the International Space Station.
  6. power
    Why Did I Think She Wouldn’t Die?I see now that attributing superhuman strength to Ruth Bader Ginsburg doesn’t do her enough justice.
  7. activism
    ‘Fear Is Fuel’At a New York memorial for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, women wondered how to channel their grief into action.
  8. power
    25 Famous Women on AngerQuotes from Serena Williams, Naomi Campbell, Fiona Apple, and more.
  9. culture
    Chatting With the Feminist Icon I Played on TVBrenda Feigen talks to Ari Graynor, who portrays Feigen in Mrs. America.
  10. 2020 election
    In Kamala, I Am Surprised to See MyselfPolitics in 2020 left me feeling cynical. And then Biden chose Harris.
  11. the body politic
    Biden’s Fantasy of Female SubmissionThe Democrats have completely botched this VP pick.
  12. reading the signs
    Ivanka, Dressed in White, Is Always Selling PrivilegeAnother unsettling image for the Trump-women’s yearbook.
  13. "woke bae"
    A Brief Tour of Joss Whedon’s Many ControversiesFrom accusations of “gross, abusive” behavior on-set to claims that he postured as a feminist to hide his infidelities.
  14. recommendations
    Mrs. America Is My Own Personal Marvel MovieHeroes! Villains! (I’ve never seen a Marvel movie.)
  15. power
    The Biden TrapAs the candidate faces credible assault allegations, his progressive female colleagues are being offered a poisoned chalice.
  16. so you want to be president
    When ‘The Woman Pledge’ Is a Red HerringThe problem with Joe Biden’s promise to pick a female running mate.
  17. reproductive rights
    What It’s Like to Endure a Forced Ultrasound Before Your Abortion“I remember feeling so annoyed and dismayed. I was almost having an out-of-body experience.”
  18. word choice
    The Weaponization of ‘Mansplaining’When mansplaining describes everything and nothing, it’s time to retire the term.
  19. politics
    Did Emma Sulkowicz Get Redpilled?At the very least, she’s found a new social set.
  20. books
    Hm, Why Was Naomi Wolf’s Book Release Canceled in the U.S.?Several months ago, the author found out mid-interview that some of her research was disastrously incorrect.
  21. politics
    Abortion and Same-Sex Marriage Will Finally Be Legal in Northern IrelandActivists and supporters celebrated the overturn of draconian abortion laws that have governed the country since 1861.
  22. power
    I Love Watching These Women in SpaceJessica Meir and Christina Koch made history on the first all-woman spacewalk today — but for them it was business as usual.
  23. #metoo
    Chanel Miller Gives Powerful Interview About Surviving Brock Turner AssaultThe woman previously known as “Emily Doe” in the Brock Turner case talks about her assault with 60 Minutes.
  24. games
    The Monopoly Man Has Been Replaced by a Monopoly Girl BossHer name is “Ms. Monopoly.”
  25. #metoo
    ‘Emily Doe’ From the Brock Turner Case Is Ready for You to Know Her NameIt’s Chanel Miller.
  26. power
    Real Equality Is When We Can Elect a Female SlobBoris Johnson has become the latest man known for slovenly buffoonery to be elected to high office.
  27. have you seen this woman?
    Ivanka Is Officially Done Pretending to Care About Anyone But HerselfIvanka Trump’s silence is specific and self-preserving.
  28. health
    Every Girl I Knew Was On ItWhy some women are questioning hormonal birth control.
  29. power
    Cool Teens Fight Back After Boys Circulate List Ranking Their LooksThey took matters into their own hands after deciding the boys’ punishment wasn’t enough.
  30. power
    NASA Is Canceling Its First All-Female Space WalkThanks to … space suit sizing issues.
  31. profile
    The Feminist Paradox of Cathy GuisewiteShe made a wildly successful comic strip by and for women. But to her critics, she’s just another example of compromised feminism.
  32. campaign trail
    8 Women on the People Who Inspire ThemThey’re part of a new Instagram campaign for a good cause.
  33. she's worth it
    Some Subtle Celebration Suggestions for International Women’s DayFor brands looking to show love to ladies all over the world.
  34. international women's day
    To All the Mediocre Women Out ThereHappy International Women’s Day to you.
  35. books
    Sex, Lies, and Andrea DworkinReconsidering unflinchingly angry feminist writing.
  36. human rights
    24-Year-Old Woman Delivers Stillborn Baby in ICE CustodyDays after the 24-year-old went into premature labor, she was released from ICE detention.
  37. talking to
    What Happened When We Started a Feminism Club at Our Catholic Boys School“We had a whole meeting about Kavanaugh. One day a student from Regis could be a Supreme Court nominee.”
  38. 2019 oscars
    A Film About Periods Just Won an Oscar“I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar!”
  39. reading the signs
    Lee Radziwill and the Cinderella TrapGlamorous in life and even after death, the princess was forever compared to her sister.
  40. women's march 2019
    4 Women on What the 2019 Women’s March Was Like“I made sure we went to a march that was not associated with leaders who have been at the center of the anti-Semitic controversy.”
  41. politics
    The Saudi Teen Who Fled From Her Family Has Been Granted Refugee StatusRahaf Mohammed al-Qunun says she fears that she’ll be killed if she returns home.
  42. my allergies
    Try Not to Cry at Glenn Close’s Golden Globes SpeechNo one in the room was able to keep their eyes dry.
  43. the wing
    Co-Working Space The Wing Is No Longer Just for WomenIts membership policy has been altered to be more inclusive.
  44. equality
    5 Million Women in India Joined Hands in Massive Peaceful ProtestThe human chain they formed stretched an estimated 385 miles.
  45. paid family leave
    Planned Parenthood Says They ‘Must Do Better’ for Pregnant WorkersFollowing a New York Times report alleging that pregnant employees had been mistreated and denied maternity leave.
  46. lean in
    Michelle Obama Is Done With the Gospel of ‘Lean In’At her New York City stop on her book tour on Saturday, she said of Sheryl Sandberg’s popular manifesto, “that shit doesn’t always work.”
  47. k-beauty
    The Korean Beauty Protest Taking Over InstagramWomen are posting photos of their smashed beauty products.
  48. time's up
    Time’s Up’s New CEO on What We Can’t Tolerate“When women are treated inequitably, we all suffer. We are not afterthoughts.”
  49. reading the signs
    How Donald Trump Uses the Female Body As a WeaponThe White House co-opts the language of #MeToo to punish a CNN reporter.
  50. profiles
    Red Scare Leans Into NothingA podcast that offers a critique of feminism, and capitalism, from deep inside the culture they’ve spawned.
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