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Finally! Scientific Proof that Women are Gossips!

Stop the presses! Science has released a groundbreaking study! According to new research at the University of Michigan, bonding with friends makes women feel good. Okay, so definitely not hot news, right? But what IS... Read more »

I Can Has Feminizm?

Is there a better way to spend a summer weekend than by kicking back with a good book? This week’s feminizt LOLz don’t think so! These two kittehs recommend Sisterhood is Powerful by Robin Morgan. An... Read more »

Douchebag Decree (Dis)Honorable Mention: Burger King just keeps on pissing me off

  For the love of god, what will it be next? This is not Burger King's first rodeo, in terms of terrible, sexist advertising, but it might be the raunchiest and therefore the most abhor-able. There is no reading between the lines here, no smoke and mirrors as far as the imagery and message are... Read more »

Douchebag Decree: The Vengeful Douche Edition

   "Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Danielle Staub seems to be on the receiving end of a whole slew of attacks from whiny exes these days. Whether she's being dragged through the mud... Read more »

Tenderness and everyday

When I first saw Bethany Hays's work at a student show, it was the work that stood engraved in my mind out of many talented students work. Maybe it was because of the innocent, playfulness that I could relate to as a mom who spends her fair share of time... Read more »

TONIGHT (Thurs. 7/9): Bitch Benefit Concert at Mississippi Studios in Portland!

Get Down Bitch Jamboree Style! Where: Newly renovated Mississippi Studios! 3939 N Mississippi Ave, Portland OR 97227 Date/Time: Thursday July 9th, doors at 7pm, show at 8pm How To: Buy your tickets at the door, or... Read more »

A Different Kind of F-Word: Perez Hilton and GaySlurGate

Gossip blogger Perez Hilton was allegedly assaulted Monday night in Toronto by Black Eyed Peas member Will.I.Am and the band’s tour manager, Polo Molina.... Read more »

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Vietnamese Mail Order Bride: $8,000. WTF International Diner's Club? Via Racewire. • New tapes reveal Nixon was... Read more »

Money Meets Maternity: Cash for your Eggs

Whenever you're feeling down about the grim economy, stop and consider for a moment that your ovaries are tiny goldmines. Over 5,000 American babies each year are born from eggs "donated" to in vitro fertilization clinics or... Read more »

Adventures in Feministory: Gertrude Berg, screenwriter and television pioneer

Credited with inventing the family sitcom, a successful, decade-spanning career in television and radio, author of over 10,000 scripts, and a mother on-screen and off, Gertrude Berg is “the most famous woman in America you’ve never heard of.” Read more »

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All Hail the Queen?: What Do Our Perceptions of Beyoncé's Feminism Say about us?

The policing of feminist cred is the real moral contradiction. Read more »

A Look at How Media Writes Women of Color

Nearly every Saturday morning, feminists of color hold Twitter discussions taking a deeper look at issues, such as gender violence. It’s the... Read more »

No Disrespect: Black Women and the Burden of Respectability

Hollywood still filters (and distorts) the lives and histories of minorities through the eyes of the majority. Read more »