“I try to remain impartial about most things,” she told us, “except for two: Ronald Reagan and Phyllis Schafly.”
We end up with a bunch of wealthy white dudes palling around with other wealthy white dudes, mostly telling stories about, you guessed it, wealthy white dudes.
Here, the message isn’t for girls to put their little noses to the grindstone; this campaign largely targets adults, calling for reflection on internalized sexism.
If you want to learn from the biggest brain living at the intersections of pizza and feminism, know this: she works here. Duh.
It’s not up to just anyone. It’s up to sex workers to define their own destiny.
If you’re a campus activist, a young feminist, or a weirdo queer looking for a place to casually run into some of the best people on Earth, this is the event for you. Plus, each and every Autostraddle reader gets a discounted registration!
A lot of my favorite feminists are the feminists who stand up to the movement. Julia Serano is definitely one of them.
A new petition asks NARAL and Planned Parenthood to step up to the plate as trans* allies with more inclusive language.
The Spice Girls were, for a really fucking long time, the only women showing me how to live a philosophy I later came to call feminism.
“Maybe years of blogging ruined me, or maybe they created a productive tension.”
You don’t need me to tell you what this is.
What do you buy someone who fuels themselves only on the knowledge that the world is an inherently imbalanced structure built to take advantage of people made the most vulnerable by its constructs?
Sometimes you just need someone to pray to when the radio won’t stop playing Blurred Lines.
Fikri’s Team Pick: Listen to all these brilliant women talk about themselves and their work to each other and us.
In which the hysterical, nagging, irrational Jennifer Weiner won’t take “strident” in stride.
“There can be joy in killing joy. Kill joy, we can and we do. Be willful, we will and we are.”
Feminist takes on pop culture that will make your commute slightly less aggravating. Listen to what smart humans have to say about sexism in the tech industry, “hardwired” notions of gender and more!
Cara’s Team Pick: The Notorious RBG is a new Tumblr dedicated to promoting the life and work of the Supreme Court’s second female justice of all time. (It’s 2013, just as a reminder.)
“To claim that there is no systemic inequality keeping women and minorities out of those jobs is to claim that men are just naturally better.”