Feminism Filter
  1. “It’s kind of related to this concept that Gloria Steinem writes about, the idea that we are linked, not ranked.”

    Culture
  2. The true story of how Teen Vogue got mad, got woke, and began terrifying men like Donald Trump

    Teen Vogue, unlike Time or Newsweek, is drawing explicitly from a rich tradition of aggressive, opinionated, adversarial coverage of sexist white men.”

    Feminism
  3. “We Need to Be Braver”: Voices for Diversity in 2016

    The past year has seen its share of struggles — and of important, tough conversations.

    Autism

    Protesters after a rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Photo courtesy of NativeinDC, from "We Are What Our Ancestors Prayed For."

  4. We Laughed, We Cried, We Felt: The Posts We Loved in 2016

    Curl up with some tea and a comfy blanket, and revisit our favorite reads.

    Academia
  5. Celebrating the Rise of Superwomen

    Carolyn Cocca on women superheroes and contemporary femininity: “But diversity, authenticity, and complexity in storytelling and characterization engender tolerance and empathy by showing us that anybody can be a hero.”

    Comics
    Batgirl -- DC Comics
  6. So You Want to Wear a Safety Pin

    “[D]on’t do it without a plan. Because the very last thing a tense situation needs is someone full of good intentions but with no knowledge of de-escalation tactics or self-defense.” Ideas for moving beyond symbolism to activism in the wake of the US presidential election.

    Current Events
  7. Reclaiming My Name

    “My kids are adults. We are on our last overseas tour. I just turned 50—which stuns me a bit, but it does seem like a good time to make changes. And I have decided: I no longer need or want this name.” Kelly Sue Bembry is keeping the marriage, but ditching the last name.

    Feminism
  8. Girls’ Globe

    The Girls’ Globe website is the central hub of an international network of bloggers and activists who fight gender inequality and promote women’s and girls’ rights around the world.

    Diversity
  9. Don’t Fall For the New H&M Campaign

    “H&M will exploit anything to make a sale — just ask the women who work in its factories. I’m not buying it: the sentiment or the clothing.” Is the new H&M commercial really the pro-woman, body-positive bombshell some claim?

    Fashion
  10. Jill Soloway on Donald Trump, Locker Rooms, and Toxic Masculinity

    In the wake of the leaked audio of Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault, Transparent creator Jill Soloway discusses how men turn women into Others, and other men into accomplices.

    Abuse
  11. THE FEM

    THE FEM is a literary journal that publishes feminist, diverse, and inclusive creative works — from fiction and spoken word to interviews with writers, artists, and creators.

    Diversity
  12. Women in the World

    Women in the World shares stories of women on the front lines — from activists and artists to CEOs and entrepreneurs — who have enriched lives and shattered glass ceilings in every field.

    Current Events
  13. Five Podcasts by Women of Color You Should Know

    Social and political activist Rebecca Griffin recommends her favorite podcasts by women of color, like Represent and 2 Dope Queens, covering topics from feminism and race to work and equality.

    Culture
  14. The Gloria Sirens

    A communal blog by and for women writers, the contributors at The Gloria Sirens cover a wide range of topics, from publishing and teaching to feminism and surviving abuse.

    Abuse
  15. Phat Girl Fresh

    Plus-sized fashionistas love Maui Bigelow’s blog — lifestyle and fashion inspiration, from a fat feminist slant.

    Fashion