feminism

think piece

the feminist comedians dismantling sexist ‘jokes’

From Hannah Gadsby to Ali Wong, a distinct wave of smart female comics are poking fun at the old guard of comedy and starting from scratch.
El Hunt
8.7.18
Culture

'look at this pussy' blends suggestive photos and feminist theory

Founder Eva Sealove discusses her viral, pro-vulva Instagram account, and expanding into your new favorite advice column.
Alexandra Weiss
8.7.18
Think Pieces

why is street harassment such a part of french culture?

As awareness grows around sexual harassment and assault, France needs to move away from its local, ingrained macho culture.
Alice Pfeiffer
8.6.18
Culture

heather marie scholl is confronting fellow white women with embroidery

The queer artist and activist mounts her first solo show alongside a workshop that teaches white women what to do with their white feelings.
Mariella Mosthof
7.18.18
Culture

grrrl gang manila is causing a feminist riot in the philippines

In a country where abortion is still illegal, the radical collective is fighting for tangible change — and screaming punk songs in Girl Scout uniforms.
Alexandra Weiss
6.18.18
News

this new tv show is a feminist ‘black mirror’

Carmen Maria Machado's 'Her Body and Other Parties' is coming to a screen near you.
Hannah Ongley
6.14.18
Film

netflix’s 'ibiza' is the feminist must-watch of the summer

It’s the empowering love story that isn’t really about love at all.
Becky Burgum
6.11.18
Culture

5 sorta progressive moments in the history of miss america

As the pageant finally scraps its swimsuit competition, we look back on Miss America’s other attempts to remain relevant.
Hannah Ongley
6.5.18
feminism

lara croft: feminist hero or just another male fantasy?

Tracing the history of the most famous female computer game character, and figuring out her place in the world (real and virtual) today.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.26.18
Culture

babyfist denim is the arab brand championing gender equality in palestine

#NotYourHabibti
Chloe Olewitz
3.12.18
Culture

petra cortright turns camgirling into feminist art

Petra Cortright has been putting her image online for over a decade. As her new show 'CAM WORLS' opens in Los Angeles, the pioneering post-internet artist talks selfies vs. self-portraits, and why she doesn't use Snapchat.
Nadja Sayej
2.26.18
Culture

this afro feminist collective is fighting racism in spain

“The priority is to discover, heal, and fight collectively and to learn together.” We talked with the founders of EFAE to learn more about the situation of Afro-descendant women in Spain.
Mirena Ossorno
2.23.18
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