feminism

Womens History Month

'I’d Rather Be Beautiful Than Male': Remembering the Radical Art of Mark Aguhar

Transfeminine Filipinx multidisciplinary artist Mark Aguhar, who died six years ago this week, left a legacy that continues to teach us about the power of everyday expression as a tool for self-preservation.
MT Vallarta
3.13.18
You Know Who Rules?

Raquel Willis: TERFs Don't Deserve to Define Themselves as Feminists

The activist, writer, and national organizer for the Transgender Law Center tells Broadly what cis women can do to actually support trans women.
Linda Yang
3.9.18
So Brave!

McDonald's Vows to Pay Living Wage—JK They Turned Their Sign Upside Down

In honor of International Women's Day, they're putting the "W" back in McDonald's...?
Sarah Pappalardo
3.8.18
International Women's Day 2018

5.3 Million People Are on a 'Feminist Strike' in Spain Today

Activists participating in the country's biggest ever women's strike tell Broadly why they're walking out of work and shutting down the metro.
Sirin Kale
3.8.18
The Least You Could Do

100 Easy Ways to Make Women's Lives More Bearable

We've got more if you need them.
Dani Beckett
3.8.18
activism

The Woman Behind International Women's Day Was a Refugee and a Socialist

Theresa Malkiel came to New York as a teen after fleeing anti-Semitic violence in Russia. Eighteen years later, she founded Women's Day, the forerunner of IWD.
Mary McGill
3.7.18
protest

How Feminist Activists Sisters Uncut Invaded the 2018 BAFTAs Red Carpet

We speak to one of the demonstrators who stormed the awards ceremony to protest UK prime minister Theresa May and her proposed government bill on domestic violence.
Sirin Kale
2.19.18
Culture

Namilia: The Fashion Brand Shocking the Patriarchy with Couture Vulvas

With designs that include "Dickini" tops, vulva sleeves, and pro-choice messaging, few brands approach branded feminism as aggressively as Namilia.
Leila Ettachfini
2.13.18
teens

How I Fight Sexism and Homophobia as a Teen 'Gender Ambassador'

Sixteen-year-old Rose Blanchard is one of the first students in the UK to receive official training to challenge stereotypes among her peers. She tells us why it's important for all teens to stand up to prejudice.
Rose Blanchard
2.8.18
Medieval Times

Meat, Mead, and Matriarchy: Crowning Medieval Times' First Queen

After 34 years of patriarchy, the beloved jousting tournament-slash-dining experience has installed a female regent. As someone who has spent several drunken birthdays at the Medieval Times in New Jersey, I knew I had to behold this historic event myself.
Callie Beusman
2.6.18
feminism

The Queer Femme Fight Club Channeling Rage Through Wrestling

If you've had a lot of anger recently and nowhere to put it, Femme Feral could be the wrestling club for you.
Zing Tsjeng
Jade Jackman
1.29.18
Art

What It's Like to Be Hit on By a Pick-Up Artist

Artist Angela Washko took a deep dive into the pick-up artist community to create an immersive video game that allows its players to interact with "seduction gurus"—from a safe distance.
Gabby Bess
1.19.18