feminism

activism
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
activism
activism

Young Activists Who Made History This Year

2017 may have been a horrible year, but these are a few of the people who worked tirelessly to make it better.
Zing Tsjeng
12.27.17
Books
Books

Five Under-the-Radar Feminist Books You Need to Read

From consent culture to sisterly advice, a short list of 2017 releases you won't want to miss.
Sarah Burke
12.18.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

A Women's Strike Organizer on Feminism for the 99 Percent

"Women are the owners of the factories of humanity: We just need to raise awareness to take over our own power," says feminist labor organizer, activist, and professor Cecilia Palmeiro.
Linda Yang
12.11.17
activism
activism

The Masked Feminist Brigade Vandalizing Misogynistic Ads

In Paris, anonymous activists meet regularly to deface sexist billboards. We joined the group on one of their patrols.
Bérengère Sim
12.11.17
feminism
feminism

What the Failures of a Feminist Bookstore Can Teach Us About Intersectionality

Brooklyn's now defunct Troll Hole was a zine and sex shop located in the corner of a busy laundromat. But it rarely attracted the women washing their clothes on the other side of its glittery, purple curtain.
Gabrielle Bruney
11.30.17