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Feminism

Your Ultimate Feminist Holiday Gift Guide

'Tis the season for giving — and the holiday shopping season is already in full swing. In the gallery above, we've rounded up the best gifts for your favorite feminists that they will be sure to love. You may even just want to add one of these items to your own wish list. Read More »

Your Go-To Feminist Holiday Movie Guide

If you are anything like some of us on the MAKERS team, you have been counting down the days until the holiday season since, well, long before it was acceptable to do so. Read More »

Emma Watson Shares Her Strategy for Dealing With the Election Results

While Wednesday felt like a day of mourning for many (and a day of celebration for others), one person is already thinking about her next move and is acting on it: Emma Watson. Read More »

Let's Keep #ImWithHer, and Make It a Rallying Cry for All Women

For many American women, the election of Donald Trump is the worst case scenario. In an upset that may feel catastrophic to the female body and psyche, a man who has openly expressed his disregard for our gender and our needs has won the highest office in the land. Read More »

Here's How MAKERS Madeleine Albright, Melinda Gates, and Kirsten Gillibrand Govern Like Feminists

While feminism has been a widespread movement for much of the United States' history, the movement seems (now more than ever) to be growing stronger as an increasing number of men jump on the bandwagon and women take leadership roles. Read More »

Introducing Charlotte, The "Gender-Flipped" Sherlock Holmes

Though numerous "pieces of fan fiction and derivative works cast Sherlock, Watson, or both as women, and recent television reboots have also changed [their] character gender," Sherry Thomas' " Read More »

Get to Know Mirriam Seddiq: Founder of the First-Ever American Muslim Women PAC

Amid an increasingly tense campaign season, Criminal, Immigration, and Appellate Lawyer, Mirriam Seddiq, made the decision to use her voice to help others express their own voices. Read More »

A Brief History of Feminist Tattoos

As early as 1858, the United States was introduced to its first tattooed white woman, Olive Oatman, and ever since, tattooed women have become more common, having actually beat out men for the highest percentage of tattoos for the first time in 2012. Read More »

Nicki Minaj Opens Up About Double Standards, Women's Goals, and More in Marie Claire Interview

Nicki Minaj is "the kind of figure to whom, when she speaks, the world tends to lean in and listen," Janet Mock wrote Read More »

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