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Adventures in Feministory: Madam CJ Walker

Given the current economic crisis (and the fact that Slumdog Millionaire cleaned up at last night's Oscars), it seemed high time we dedicated the Adventures in Feministory segment of the blog to a woman who was all about the Benjamins. We could all use a little financial inspiration these days,... Read more »

"Protection": Comic Books, Masculinity, and Doing It

A promotional item for the upcoming, and much anticipated, Watchmen comic-to-movie adaptation is confusing fans and blurring the line between sexual and supernatural fantasy.   Read more after the jump. Read more »

Friday Health Question: Going Vegan or Going Crazy?

A call for opinion and sharing from those who live vegan lifestyles. Read more »

Update to Problematic Cartoon: NY Post Apologizes...Sort Of

An apology is delivered after emotion and protests swirl around the New York Post for a controversial cartoon. Read more »

"Humor": The Ultimate Cop Out

By now, I've imagine that most folks have seen the controversial Sean Delonas cartoon from yesterday's New York Post. For those of you new to this story, the New York Post claims that comic is supposed to be a play on both the current economic situation and a reference to a woman who was attacked... Read more »

Fists Up: LA Boxing Pres Challenges Chris Brown to a Duel

Anthony Geisler, President of LA Boxing, is dealing with Chris Brown's arrest on criminal threat charges in true eye-for-an-eye fashion. Geisler started a Facebook group earlier this week called,... Read more »

Wearing Your Feminism On Your Sleeve

It's like Christmas morning in the Bitch Magazine office! Today we received an amazing Audre Lorde shirt and press kit from the indie clothing line KM Stitchery (all contained in a... Read more »

Breast Feeding: Making Grown Ups Vomit

Any regular follower of mine knows that I am the world’s biggest fan girl for Salma Hayek. She is beautiful, she’s a self-described feminist, she fights to make a place for women of color in general and Latinas specifically in the world of entertainment, AND she’s an advocate of... Read more »

Social Awareness A Go-Go

Since its inception in 1995, War Child benefits children in war torn areas of the world by working with local organizations to teach skills and spread knowledge to as many people as possible in the hopes to change trends in their countries. In a “teach them to fish” fashion, War Child works in... Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Mrs. President

I think this year is the first time President’s Day has felt worth celebrating! Considering the historic nature of our country’s first African-American President, here are just a few... Read more »

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Where My Girls At: Meet Two of Ferguson's Black Queer Activists

Amid national discussions of police brutality and systemic racism, Black women have been the loudest and most consistent voices demanding change. Read more »

Eat, Pray, Spend: Priv-Lit and the New, Enlightened American Dream

Priv-lit and the new, enlightened American dream. Read more »

The Forgotten History of the Women Who Shaped Modern Advertising

It's easy to dismiss advertising as an anti-feminist industry. Read more »

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »