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Feminism

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 »

Finally: Emoji Will Get Gender Equality

It's 2016, and we live in a world where a person can use tiny illustrations of eggs, avocados, and champagne to make brunch plans and send Read More »

This Video of "Hamilton" Actresses Performing Feminist Quotes Is Beyond Words

"Hamilton," the musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda (just in case you were confused), has been the hot topic of conversation as of late. And though it's nearly impossible to get tickets, fans are still holding out hope to see its creator before he leaves. Read More »

11 Life Lessons We Learned From “Legally Blonde” (in Honor of Its 15th Birthday)

It is hard to believe but "Legally Blonde" turned 15 years old on Wednesday. It was the summer of 2001 when this film starring a relatively unknown young actress named Reese Witherspoon was released. Read More »

4 Lessons Frida Kahlo Can Teach You About Feminism

While many individuals think of game-changing women like Susan B. Read More »

Chinese Feminists Stand in Solidarity With the Stanford Rape Victim

Chinese feminists have taken to social media to stand in solidarity with a woman who was sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer. Read More »

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