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Every Reason You Ever Need For Why Buzzfeed is the Worst

By Veronica Prince On July 17, 2014

In today’s world, there are few things that can be readily agreed upon. However, I can think of two that are (pretty much) a given: 1. The Israeli/Palestinian conflict is an enormous… Read More

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Women of Color on YouTube You NEED to Be Watching!

By Erin McKelle On June 5, 2014

It’s no secret that women of color are underrepresented in the media, and that when they are represented, tired stereotypes and tropes are often utilized (think of the angry black woman, the… Read More

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The Feminist Ladies of Youtube You NEED to Follow

By Becca Costello-Thomas On June 2, 2014

Let’s be honest, it’s rough to be a feminist. The “F-word” is often treated like profanity, either spat out as an insult or whispered among friends for fear of being discovered and… Read More

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To Selfie or Not to Selfie?

By Liesey Burns On April 16, 2014

To selfie or not to selfie? That is the question. “Selfie” was the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013. However, the concept has been around longer than you may think. It… Read More

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Not Oppressed, Not a Terrorist, and #NotYourStockMuslim

By Dina El-Rifai On April 8, 2014

Who said Muslims were all the same? Late last month, a Twitter conversation unlike any other began — a conversation that worked to debunk the stereotypes that are so often associated with Muslims,… Read More

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Your Gender Identity Can Now Be FBO

By Emily Vrotsos On February 13, 2014

I joined Facebook in 2008. In the six years since I joined, there have been a lot of major changes to its function. I remember when everyone was in an uproar over… Read More

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Emily Graslie Shouldn’t Need “Sexier Glasses” to Get Your Respect

By Sully Moreno On December 10, 2013

On any given day, courtesy of the internet, I come across at least one thing that makes me angry, typically related to outdated or disrespectful ideas about women. I don’t try to… Read More

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Carrot: A New Dating App That Thinks Women Are Donkeys

By On November 10, 2013

There’s a gag-inducing video that went viral several weeks ago featuring a tackily dressed male dispensing some typical compliments to a random attractive woman a la street harassment style. She casually dismisses… Read More

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College Women: Feel Free to Get Drunk! Emily Yoffe: Stop Encouraging Rapists

By Sara Luckey On October 17, 2013

Trigger warning for rape and sexual assault Emily Yoffe wrote a dumb-shit essay where she told college women to stop drinking in order to prevent sexual assaults and rapes. Yawn Yawn snooze… Read More

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FYI Mom Bloggers (If You’re Shaming Teenage Girls)

By Sara Luckey On September 4, 2013

Can everybody please stop masturbating for five seconds so we can talk about modesty, but also talk about me? I was raised in the Roman Catholic tradition, and modesty was intertwined within… Read More

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5 Best Feminist Parodies of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”

By Rhiannon Payne On September 3, 2013

When the “song of the summer” became the rape culture-y, misogynistic “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke, women the internet over had a lot to say about it. Then they had a lot… Read More


The 5 Online Articles I’m Sick of Seeing

By Marinda Valenti On August 27, 2013

Raise your hand if this isn’t the first article you’ve read today. How about if you’ve clicked on an article today that your friend shared? If you’ve shared one yourself? Yes– there… Read More