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Feminism

Here's What Feminist Activist Gloria Steinem Had to Say About Sexism in Politics

"The voting booth is the only place on Earth where the least powerful and the most powerful are equal," feminist activist Gloria Steinem told Katie Couric on Y Read More »

Watch Gloria Steinem and Amandla Stenberg Define Feminism... Together

In an incredible September issue dedicated to a #ForGirlsByGirls theme, Teen Vogue selected solely female photographers to work on the magazine that month — a first in the magazi Read More »

These Quotes Prove That Madonna Is a Feminist Role Model

The "Like A Virgin" and "Material Girl" singer, Madonna Ciccone, turns 58 on Tuesday, and with her birthday comes a flood of memories of her all-time Read More »

Did You Know Betty Boop Once Had a More Conservative Identity?

On this day in 1930, "the world's first animated sex symbol," Betty Boop, made her debut on Max Fleischer's "Dizzy Dishes" as — believe it or not — a Read More »

Why Are Straight Women in Tanzania Marrying One Another?

In "Why Straight Women Are Marrying Each Other," published in the August 2016 issue of Marie Claire, Abigail Haworth investigates the link to the rise of same-sex marriage in the Mara region of northern T Read More »

This He For She Campaign Wants to #ShiftYourPerspective

A new He For She campaign is making the hashtag #ShiftYourPerspective trend on social media in the hopes of changing how gender informs our soci Read More »

How One Activist Spent $400 to Get a Sexist T-Shirt Off the Streets of Cleveland

Amid the delegates, special guests, journalists, and protestors on the streets outside Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena this week, you'll find a lot of people hawking spirited campaign merchandise. Read More »

Kirsten Dunst Is About to Turn "The Bell Jar" Into a Movie (Starring Dakota Fanning, No Less)

This is one book-to-movie adaptation we can definitely get behind: Kirsten Dunst is taking up the Read More »

Two Female Filmmakers Are Changing Perceptions of the Middle East

It's not uncommon for the media to be saturated with violence when speaking about the Middle East. This narrative echoes through news outlets around the world when discussing the region's politics. Read More »

5 Quotes That Prove Nelson Mandela Was a Feminist

From the very beginning of his life, Rolihlahla Mandela, better known as Nelson, sought to create peace throughout the world, fighting injustice, and promoting equality. Read More »

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