I recently got the chance to finish up reading Manifesta by Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards. If you haven’t heard of it before the book is more than just another introduction to feminist rhetoric, it goes in depth with the feminist movement, and makes the information relevant for current feminists to carry forth into the […]Read More Book Review: Manifesta
As many of you may know Kanye West recently wore a jacket with a Confederate flag patch on the sleeve. As is the usual of any celebrity doing, anything really, it blew up the social media atmosphere. People were Tweeting and Facebooking like crazy some of them claiming he was in the right and others […]Read More You’re A Grand Ole Flag?
Warning: A fair amount of foul language is used in this post. I’m going to echo a sentiment shared by any rational, free-thinking human being capable of reason and common sense: I fucking cannot stand Rush Limbaugh. In light of his recent slam against women who voted for Terry McAuliffe, I thought it would be […]Read More An Angry “Feminazi’s” Attack on Rush Limbaugh’s Most Offensive Attacks on Women
Yesterday my roommate sent me a link to an egregious article on TotalFratMove.com titled “ Why Girls Should Not Cut Their Hair Short”- cue the feminist outrage. This article contains numerous reasons for why girls should not cut their hair because, naturally, our sole mission in life is to be pretty.Read More We Do Not Owe Prettiness to Anyone
Shockingly, when I was growing up I was a huge Disney princess lover. Just as thehouseofadoll described in New Perspectives on Disney a couple of weeks ago, Disney is and always will be a huge fan favorite. Belle, Cinderella, Ariel, Pocahontas, Jasmine, Snow White, Mulan…these were all pretty common household names when I was growing up. In fact, Disney’s princess movies […]Read More Ladies, We Can Rescue Ourselves!
Lady Gaga criticized her airbrushed photo on the cover of Glamour magazine, and says that the image doesn’t represent “what I really look like.” Learn more about the buzz here.Read More Mother Monster Calls for Culture Change
The stereotype of women is that they all love shopping. But frankly, shopping can be really hard, especially with a fashion industry who doesn’t think of their consumers. The average woman is a size 14, yet many stores max out at a size 16. Also, rarely do clothing stores with lingerie sell A cup bras […]Read More 18 Worst Things When Shopping with a Different Body Type
In a recent interview via Cosmopolitan magazine, I learned a thing or two about what is considered “feminist porn” and where to find it. I was just as surprised as I came across the Cosmo spoof, as the magazine has never been one to flashbulb in my mind as inherently “feminist” whatsoever. Granted, it is […]Read More Feminist Porn
Hello, loyal readers! Check out what our bloggers found interesting in the world of feminist news this week: ElFeministo found this amazing look on the scarring effect childhood bullying can have on the psyche from an adult who still relives the haunting taunts from 4th grade. Luckily growing up is a blessing and parenthood changed […]Read More Sunday Night Spotlight
So I know we have all heard of Dove’s Real Beauty Campaign. In fact, I believe that some of my fellow bloggers have previously written about it, or at least mentioned it in their posts. As a female who has lived her entire life having beauty ads crammed down her throat (as most female have) […]Read More Axe and Dove – Two Messages, Same Company