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.”
A series about roller derby, feminist bloggers, boobs and sex. You should definitely go.
“While I fully embrace the clothing-optional atmosphere of our body-positive home, I don’t want to shimmy down the hall with my ass hanging out in an emergency dash for TP.”
Registration is open for three Feminist Camp programs! Each provides participants with the opportunity to explore NYC, make connections, and play a part in a movement that will, by the end, completely humble them.
Happy #TellAFeministThankYou day! Who are you thanking? Who am I thanking? LET’S TALK ABOUT IT.
“When asked whether their daughters thought their financial future was dependent on having a husband, only 31.9 per cent agreed. By contrast 37.7 per cent of those with sons thought having a wife would make them financially secure.”
Stick to your plan to get more involved in your community this year and join your fellow queers for an evening of readings, performances, and music celebrating Astraea’s Lesbian Writer’s Fund.
“I know that there are many groups who we fund that if we didn’t they simply wouldn’t exist, they would close. There is dire need for the resources we provide.”