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An Epic Feminist Edit-a-Thon Takes Aim at Wikipedia's Gender Gap

A photo from multidisciplinary artist Krystal South’s internet-exploration project Identify Yourself. It’s well known that female artists are underrepresented in... Read more »

Chvrches' Lead Singer Speaks Out Against Fans' Online Misogyny

Scottish synthpop band Chvrches has become wildly popular in the last year. That popularity has a sad, dark side for lead singer Lauren Mayberry, who wrote a column in... Read more »

Ms Opinionated: The Guy Who Just Dumped Me Is Propositioning Porn Stars On Twitter

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist... Read more »

Facebook Versus The Activists

Clearly, Facebook has some kinks to work out. In the spring, it looked like things were looking up in terms of being able to have relevant conversations on Facebook when the social media... Read more »

The Trouble With Trolls

21-year-old Manchester man has been arrested for a crime every woman who writes online knows well: “malicious communication.” In this case, the man is suspected... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: My Best Friend's Fiancé Is A Jerk To Me On Facebook

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist... Read more »

How The Fake Pinterest Wins at Satirizing Mainstream Women's Media

As we near this blog series on feminism and comedy, I think it’s time I started getting honest with all of you. Uncomfortably honest. And here’s the uncomfortable truth about me: I can’t stop looking... Read more »

Slaves to the Lifestyle: The Bling Ring, Kanye West, and Celebrity Consumption

Sofia Coppola’s The Bling Ring finds parallels about an “ideal lifestyle” with Kanye West’s new music. Read more »

Facebook Promises to Crack Down on Rape Jokes

  Does Facebook ever listen? Apparently yes. A coalition of feminist groups is declaring victory in a campaign to get Facebook to crack down on posts and groups that threaten and belittle violence ... Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

It’s Wednesday again! Here’s some feminist news to start your day. The San Francisco Chronicle recently picked up on the fact that no human being is illegal and ... Read more »

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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 »

Game Changer: Why Gaming Culture Allows Abuse... and How We Can Stop It

You're a Bolshevik feminist jewess that hates white people… and you expect to be taken seriously when you're “critique-ing” ...

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