feminism

13 Mar 2019

Viva la Spinster! And Other Derogatory Terms Women Are Reclaiming

The word “spinster” is trending on Twitter, reminding women everywhere that it was not long ago when society would order you a wide selection of moo moos, blue hair dye and more than a few cats if you hadn’t snagged you a husband by the ripe old age of 23.

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17 Jan 2019

The Women’s March Is This Saturday In NYC

On Saturday January 19th the 3rd annual Women’s March takes place in NYC. The march was created to, as per their website, provide a safe and accepting platform for supporters of equality to rally and march in the promotion of civil rights for every human being regardless of gender, race,

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16 Aug 2018

A Feminazi Cunt + The Bee Gees = Trump’s Nightmare

If you love when 70’s and 80’s pop music is incorporated into a modern-day story, but Mamma Mia’s not gay enough for you, then you’re in luck. Amanda Duarte, a self-described ‘feminazi cunt’ has created Staying Alive, a performance piece using the music of the Bee Gees to tell the

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22 Jul 2018

I Crashed A Radical Black Feminist Reading Group

Recently I discovered there was a Radical Black Feminism reading group in NYC that discusses Black issues, and Black feminism within social movements. The group is hosted by NYC Democratic Socialists of America, one of the largest socialist organizations in the United States.

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08 May 2018

What Dating Older Men Did To Me

I was told that I should feel bad for having a 35 year old boyfriend when I was 19. I was told by people who loved me, that I was being used for sex. When in actuality, the sex I had in that relationship made me feel more human and respected than most of my interactions with most people as a 19 year old woman.

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02 May 2018

The NFL’s Treatment of Cheerleaders Epitomizes America’s Victim-Blaming Culture

It’s policy that NFL cheerleaders must leave the room if an NFL player happens to arrive at a restaurant or a party where the cheerleader is already present.

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06 Mar 2018

Everything Going Down for International Women’s Day in The Bay Area

Guest Post by Rebecca M. Farrar While not an official holiday in the United States, more than 100 countries around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. In Russia, men give women chocolate and yellow mimosas, the flower, not the drink, and in China women are entitled to half a day

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22 Jan 2018

The Conversation We Should Be Having About the Aziz Ansari Incident

Guest post by Jillian York In the past week, we’ve seen a new round of Feminists vs. Feminists. In one corner, we have young feminists, righteously angry at comedian Aziz Ansari and supportive of his pseudonymous accuser “Grace” and Babe, the publication that told her story. In the other corner,

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