sex tape header 2
Editorial

Has “Feminist” Become a Bankrupt Term?

By Kathryn Dehler On July 21, 2014

This morning, I read a piece published by The Atlantic, called “Sex Tape: Silly, NSFW, and Totally Feminist.” The tagline identified the film in question, Sex Tape, starring Cameron Diaz and Jason… Read More

Screen Shot 2014-07-20 at 1.14.41 PM
Current Events

Feminist Progress Report: Forced Bikinis, Transgender Policies, & the Jezebel ‘WTF?’

By Amber Logsdon On July 20, 2014

Welcome back for yet another dose of the constant roller coaster known as the Feminist Progress Report! This week brings us some really interesting moves forward, as well as giant leaps backward,… Read More

useyourjudgementeditedresized
Culture

See How This Feminist Artist Brings Women’s Struggles to Life

By Rebecca Pitzer On July 19, 2014

Trigger warning for discussion/illustration of eating disorders & sexually abusive relationships. Here in Rhode Island we have many beautiful and interesting things. We have the mansions of Newport, the bustling city of Providence,… Read More

Cat eye eyeliner
Beauty

Review: The Liner to Take You From Cat Eye Disaster to Eyeliner Master

By Amber Logsdon On July 18, 2014

If there’s one beauty look that I’ve come to know and love, it’s the retro cat-eye, which has surged in popularity over the past few years. However, as anyone who has tried… Read More

woman-happy-girl-sea-sun-beach-sand-sky-free_104956
Featured

6 Reasons Why We Should Stop Telling Each Other it’s “OK” to Be Single

By Ana Urena On July 18, 2014

As someone currently living the quarter life, I have been single in the past and remember it as one of the greatest times of my life. Now that I am no longer… Read More

maxresdefault
Culture

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

Blood drive
Current Events

Why I Gave Blood For the Gay Men Who Can’t

By Becca Costello-Thomas On July 17, 2014

On Friday, July 11, thousands of people donated blood. Although blood donations are collected nearly every day in the United States, this particular day was special: People donated in an effort to… Read More

woman-walking-alone-night-426705
Memoir

I Am Not “Petite”; I Am a Woman

By Caitlin MacDougall On July 17, 2014

TRIGGER WARNING for detailed description of physical/sexual assault.  Recently, I was sexually assaulted on a bridge. I was walking home around 10:30 at night from a bar on a well-lit street with… Read More

businesswoman
Editorial

Have Our Strides Toward Workplace Equality Made it Harder to Break the Glass Ceiling?

By Renata Ramsini On July 16, 2014

It may seem counter-intuitive, but the great strides made by women in the workplace over the past four decades have, to some extent, actually made it more difficult to affect the next… Read More

140501-img-otrc-beyonce-jay-z-tour-songs-partition
Culture

Why Beyoncé Might Be Feminism’s Most Important Asset

By Samantha Gabriele On July 16, 2014

Last week I ventured out to MetLife Stadium in New Jersey to see the king and queen of music in their joint summer concert, the On the Run Tour. As a huge… Read More

Medical-Cannabis
Featured

How Marijuana Laws Are Criminalizing a Livable Life For Those With PTSD

By Lexi McPherson On July 15, 2014

Trigger warning for discussion of rape and mental illness. On October 22, 2013 I found myself on the side of a highway in South Carolina in handcuffs. Thirteen months to the day… Read More

MFC11 0724 Fashion
Editorial

Dear MRAs: No, Feminists Don’t Want to Make You Our Man Slaves

By Rachel Kinnard On July 15, 2014

About two weeks ago, I wrote a piece on Men’s Rights Activists and the conference one MRA group recently held. In a surprise to nobody, myself included, a bunch of MRAs flocked… Read More