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When you listen to Dream Wife's debut album, you are immediately grabbed by their rowdy and energetic punk sound. The coarse, groovy guitar riffs and the steady rock drum beats are accompanied by some powerful and elastic vocals. With punk, rock, and disco influences plucked from throughout the ...
A Swedish politician caused uproar by asking for recommendations on which health spas and restaurants would complement a group visit to the Auschwitz death camp. Teysir Subhi, a history teacher and candidate for the Feminist Initiative, appealed on facebook for tips on combining massages and ...

Having covered so much ground, in its second season the show winkles into the knottier areas of the Feminist dilemma. Jessica Jones always had a scratchy relationship with her sometime employer Jeri Hogarth (Carrie-Anne Moss) and in the second season, Hogarth has gone full Sheryl Sandberg but ...
Here her writing acts as a prism "through which to explore feminist perspectives on landscape, domesticity and identity in modern and contemporary art - with works by over 80 artist", according to the Tate's website. If you can't get down to Cornwall in time, the exhibition will go on the road to Pallant House ...
If you're a Feminist, then all these personal choices should somehow be honored. Well, absolutely not. Feminism is fundamentally communal and fundamentally bellicose in how it resists white heterosexist patriarchy. A T-shirt does not solve the problem. Nor does it help to submit to consumer-obsessed ...
One of Black Panther's many highlights is a Bond-like casino faceoff that turns into an Afrofuturistic car chase through the streets of South Korea. King T'Challa, undercover spy Nakia, and Okoye, the head of her team of bodyguards, the Dora Milaje, set out on a mission to intercept the smuggler Ulysses ...

Kelsey Harkness is a senior news producer at The Daily Signal, and host of "Problematic women," a podcast and facebook Live show. Send an email to Kelsey. In the wake of one of the country's most deadly school shootings, Americans are engaged in a heated debate over the Second Amendment.
Krishna Sobti happens to be the first original Feminist in Hindi. After these short novels, her tour de force came in the form of "Zindaginama" (1979) that portrays the culture, customs, mutual jealousies, envy and animosity of rural Punjab in full richness along with the Sikh community's history of valour. It is not ...
According to feminist theorist Donna Haraway, whom Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele credited in his show notes, women are naturally "cyborgs" because their identities are fractured between lived experiences, socio-political pressures and ideas from popular fiction. A modern woman can't ever ...
That is one way to be a feminist, but certainly not the sole approach. Another way is to just be powerful. Advancing womankind by emphasizing that we're behind, perpetually viewing our lives, careers, and finances as less than they might be if only we weren't women, seems to me to do a disservice to all ...
For half a century, Feminist art has incorporated radical critiques of various forms of inequality and injustice, from political corruption to sexism in the art world itself. As part of the 106th annual College Art Association conference, the Feminist Art Project at Rutgers University will be presenting a day-long ...
After a decade of organizing online and off, with feminist blogs growing in popularity and giving way to a new generation of feminist writers and commentators, feminism, it seemed, was simultaneously ubiquitous and cool. feminist writers graduated from bloggers to paid professionals, some of our names ...
I am a make-up-wearing, clothing-obsessed Feminist. I read InStyle Magazine and always leave Sephora with glittery swatches lining my arms. Even though I care about my appearance, I still fiercely and vehemently consider myself a Feminist. Although, there have been times when I have wondered if by ...
To me, being a feminist means striving to empower every woman I encounter -- not just the women who look like me -- and battling patriarchal nonsense any chance I get. No matter the meaning it carries for you, there's no denying that feminism has demanded a place in the political and social narrative of ...
"Being a Feminist is such a great thing and some people feel like someone like me can't be as great as that. But then some people are smart but they don't have no common sense. They think feminism is great and only a woman that can speak properly, that has a degree, who is a boss, a businessperson…
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2016 file photo, Gloria Steinem arrives at night two of the Creative arts Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Steinem is weighing in to try to save the last abortion clinic in her Ohio hometown. The 83-year-old Feminist icon issued a statement Monday, Feb. 12, 2018 ...
No one expected Fifty Shades Freed to be Feminist. The franchise is built on a distorted view of BDSM relationships that somehow simultaneously waters them down and complicates them, all while making BDSM an excuse for bad behavior outside of the bedroom. The main hunk, Christian "Fifty Shades of ...

Please, ladies, stop with the pearl-clutching over sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's #MeToo spread. Every year Sports Illustrated teases its annual special edition, often dismissed as soft porn and nicknamed the sexploitation issue. And folks get big mad and talk about family values and the safety of women ...
As the star of the latest issue of i-D magazine, Cardi B was naturally outspoken about many topics, from what it means to be a Feminist to what it was like once being a stripper. "Being a Feminist is such a great thing and some people feel like someone like me can't be as great as that," the rapper said.
Recent news has covered the growing Feminist movement and emergence of its supporters. The movement was created in response to the oppression of women in lack of accountability for sexual assault/harassment, the gender-pay gap and the questioning of the right to basic healthcare by the current ...
Being conservative and feminist are not mutually exclusive. That was the consensus among the members of an all-women panel at the Manning Networking Conference. Conservative MP Lisa Raitt said she grew up a feminist, something she insists never diluted her conservative beliefs. She said it wasn't ...
But just as Ms. Rodham transformed herself into Secretary of State Clinton, romance writers have turned the genre into one of America's most powerful feminist platforms. How powerful? According to the Romance Writers of America, the genre generates more than $1 billion a year in publishing revenue, ...
The internet boasts an endless variety of feminist magazines, ranging from wildly popular to virtually unknown. Because feminism has never been more well-known than it is today, now is the perfect time to get acquainted with the best feminist magazines online. These platforms are perfect not only for ...
A week after her teacher's comment, Bertulis-Fernandes presented him a mock-up of a new piece titled--you guessed it--"Dial Down The Feminism." The digitally edited photo is clean, simple and straightforward. It's a single, gleaming dial set to "Raging feminist," with the only other setting being "Complicit ...
On Valentine's Day in 2012, Xiao Meili walked through a Beijing commercial district in a wedding dress, its shimmering white folds splattered with red. She and two other Chinese activists had decided to march through the busy shopping area in gowns covered in fake blood to raise awareness about ...
"A feminist foreign policy aims to respond to one of the greatest challenges of this century, continued violations of women's and girls' human rights - in times of peace and in conflict," Ms. Wallstrom explained at Helsinki University in March 2015. "Failing to do so will ultimately undermine our overarching ...
In a recent interview with Piers Morgan, President Donald Trump was quoted as saying, "No, I wouldn't say I'm a Feminist. I mean, I think that would be, maybe, going too far. I'm for women, I'm for men, I'm for everyone." This raises the question: did anyone ever at any moment in the course of history ask ...
A new species of mutant crayfish clones is taking over Europe, but for some reason, no one seems particularly worried about it. In fact, if anything, it's cause for celebration, not alarm. Why is the world greeting the news of these creatures' ascent with open arms? Easy: because they're female crayfish.
Celebrating the achievements of women throughout history and in contemporary society, ASU annually recognizes March as HERstory month, a month-long feminist celebration of outstanding members of the ASU community who identify as women. Womyn's Coalition and the HERstory Month Planning ...
But if he's wishing he had just let that unspeakably offensive word "mankind" go unchallenged, perhaps he can take comfort in the fact that he is not alone in attempting to out-feminist a woman. We all know men who've been guilty of the same, falling over themselves to prove their feminist street-cred.
Just before Christmas I had the pleasure to go and see one of my all-time favourite performers, Mark Thomas. Not for the first time did he impress me with his smarts, heart, commitment and simple decency. The show was brilliant, yet I felt saddened. As an open mic promoter who has staged more than ...
The women's Resource Center at the University of Arizona is recruiting "Feminist" interns to battle "heterosexism" -- along with "racism, classism, sexism," and "ableism." "We are a part of a broader social movement that dismantles oppressive structures and unifies people," the internship application also ...
"If you spread your legs because he said 'be nice to me and I'll give you a job in a movie' then I'm afraid that's tantamount to consent, and it's too late now to start whingeing about that," said the feminist writer. However, she also said this doesn't excuse the behaviour of predatory men like Weinstein.
I met Paul* at a comedy show in LA in 2016. He was cute, bisexual (like me), and poly. I DMed him that same night. He had a lot of feminist-identifying female friends and spoke openly about progressive politics and racial justice--something I really liked about him. In his own words, he was "pretty woke.
In an incisive article entitled 'Am I a Bad Feminist?' Atwood observed that 'women are human beings, with the full range of saintly and demonic behaviour that entails, including criminal ones'. She made this elementary point in part because she had come under sustained social media fire after protesting ...
If you ask Alexa, the voice-assistant software in Amazon Echo devices, if it's a feminist, it will respond in the affirmative. "I am a feminist. As is anyone who believes in bridging the inequality between men and women in society," it continues. At quartz, Leah Fessler recently noted that it's a vast improvement ...
2018 is the right time to read Lynne Segal. While many liberals and leftists consider the nebulous notion of "resistance" in broad terms--how do we participate? What methods are most effective?--Segal gives us insight into "another set of worries": "whether and how feminism remains relevant to any such ...
GERMAINE Greer has criticised the Me Too movement, claiming women who "spread (their) legs" for Harvey Weinstein in exchange for film roles should stop "whingeing". The noted second wave Feminist and author of The Female Eunuch said in the "old days", using the Carry On films as an example, ...
Nora Ephron (who called herself a Feminist but also was plainly exasperated with "feminists" writ large) wrote a famous piece for Esquire about second-wavers' attempts to organize themselves at the 1972 Democratic convention. In it she described Friedan's view of Steinem as follows: "It's her baby, damn it ...
In sleet and rain, opposite 10 Downing Street on Sunday, I stood in a crowd cheering Britain's most revered feminists as they took the stage one by one. There was Helen Pankhurst, activist and granddaughter of Emmeline, who spoke about how far we've come in 100 years since women's partial suffrage, ...
Countless instances of misogynistic, hateful and mean-spirited comments made by President Donald Trump have plagued his presidency ever since he took office a year ago. His election into office fueled the nation-wide women's March that took place around this time last year. In Boston, more than ...
In a Getty Images database, South African hip hop artist Dope Saint Jude is misidentied as an "Afro-American woman" and her photo is sold as a generic stock image. Her image was altered by the pro-Israel "feminist" group Zioness, which erased her tattoo of the Virgin Mary and superimposed a Star of ...
Shehzil Malik began producing feminist graphics as a form of "catharsis" -- a counterweight to the gender inequality she sees in Pakistan. Her vibrant, subversive images, which include hijabi bikers, tattooed women and a brown-skinned Wonder woman, were a defiant kind of therapy. "Pakistan is a difficult ...
It's been clear for quite some time now that Ivanka Trump was not to be the great Feminist savior of the Trump White House, but, over the weekend, it appears that she made it official. At some point, likely while thousands of women across the country took to the streets for the second annual Women's March, ...
Feminist readers, are you up for a little change this year? (The good kind of change, not the kind that makes you want to sit in the corner of your closet with the door shut until 2020.) I know that I am -- I want positive change for our country and the world, sure, but I also want some change for myself. This year ...
Huge crowds gathered in cities all over the world yesterday, January 20, for the second annual women's March, and among the masses of people were plenty of colorful signs and creative outfit choices. One group of 13-year-old girls at the Los Angeles march took their posters and wardrobe to the next ...
As thousands of people took to the streets to protest anti-woman policies they believe are abetted by his administration, President Donald Trump took to his favorite digital megaphone to deliver an upbeat message that could be viewed as a veiled rebuttal to his critics. Related · LA Women's March: Natalie ...
Thousands took to the streets in cities across the country on Saturday, Jan. 20, to participate in this year's women's March. The demonstrations were as exuberant and hopeful as they were the year before, and the Feminist, funny signs from this 2018 Women's March show that people have managed to keep ...
I am a Feminist. Of course I am. Basic common sense dictates that a woman should be paid the same as a man for doing the same job, and not be sexually assaulted on the tube. And every time I browse white gowns, every time I doodle my first name in front of my boyfriend's last, the Feminist angel on my ...
The current Feminist moment is becoming marked by, among other things, an excess of intergenerational disrespect on all sides. Just in the last week, 78-year-old Margaret Atwood painted herself as the victim of a witch hunt by younger feminists, and 22-year-old writer Katie Way condescended mightily to ...




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