feminism

sex work

Sex Workers Are the Original Feminists

An excerpt from Juno Mac and Molly Smith's "Revolting Prostitutes," a book that platforms the voices of sex workers.
Juno Mac
Molly Smith
11.6.18
NETFLIX

7 Movies New to Netflix this November that Pass the Bechdel Test

Here's what to binge on Netflix this month before cheesy holiday movies take over the world.
Leila Ettachfini
11.1.18
Books

'Ask Polly' Advice Columnist Heather Havrilesky On How To Survive 2018

"What If This Were Enough?" author and professional advice-giver Heather Havrilesky tells us how to make it through the present doom-filled moment.
Marta Bausells
10.29.18
protest

This New Feminist Antifa Group Is Taking on the Far-Right

When a right-wing group decided to march through London, the Feminist Anti-Fascism Assembly were there to hold them back.
Bex Wade
10.15.18
feminism

A Year of #MeToo Exhausted Women—And Renewed Our Collective Hope

If we cannot name our oppression—if we cannot articulate the violence that has been done to us—it will be impossible to fight against it, or to prevent it from happening again.
Moira Donegan
10.10.18
NETFLIX

7 Movies New to Netflix this October that Pass the Bechdel Test

Grab your candy corn and binge-watch mindfully.
10.1.18
Books

How Feminist Bookstores Changed History

In their printing presses and bookshops, women once owned the means of production—in their literature, at least.
Lucy Uprichard
9.25.18
feminism

14 Powerful Portraits Showing the Diversity of Asian-American Feminism

These artists and activists can't be contained by the "model minority" myth.
Tiffany Diane Tso
9.5.18
personal essay

When I Met the Now-Arrested Leader of a 'Feminist' Cult and His 'Kittens'

After the recent news of Turkish televangelist Adnan Oktar's arrest for fraud, sexual assault, and espionage, I look back on what it was like to meet him and the women of his "Islamic Creationist" cult, known as his "kittens."
Meher Ahmad
7.13.18
Malala Yousafzai

Malala Is Spending her 21st Birthday Organizing with Indigenous Brazilian Girls

In the last year, women's rights and education activist Malala Yousafzai attended Oxford University, launched a digital publication, and traveled the world to fight gender discrimination and help girls go to school.
Noa Azulai
7.12.18
Sport

Fighting Fascism at the UK's Feminist Antifa Martial Arts Gym

Solstar in North London describes itself as a "red gym" run on left-wing principles. Founders Ella Gilbert and Paula Lamont explain how boxing can be a form of political resistance.
Ayoola Solarin
7.10.18
NETFLIX

7 Movies New to Netflix in July That Pass the Bechdel Test

For when you have more than enough dudes talking at you already.
Leila Ettachfini
7.9.18