Tag: feminist

Relationships

Girl Talk: My Newfound Respect For Chivalry

Tamara Vlahovicby:

My freshman year of college, I went on a date with a guy to a fancy restaurant in Manhattan. It was the kind of place with …

Guys

Guy Talk: How Men’s Rights Activists Get Feminism Wrong

Tamara Vlahovicby:

When I was getting clean and sober in a Twelve Step program many years ago, there was one phrase from the literature that always resonated with …

Highlights

Girl Talk: On Calling A Man “Daddy” In Bed

Tamara Vlahovicby:

He liked to talk in bed — a lot, and always dirty — and, as part of his rhetorical repertoire, he liked to tell me about …

Entertainment

Taylor Swift Doesn’t Consider Herself A Feminist

Wendy Stokesby:

The Daily Beast: Do you consider yourself a feminist? Taylor Swift: I don’t really think about things as guys versus girls. I never have. I was …

CelebsEntertainment

11 Reasons Amber Rose Is A Bad Bitch & A Feminist Hero

Wendy Stokesby:

Forget Taylor Swift. Lena Dunham, who? The pop culture feminist of my dreams is none other than Amber Rose. This weekend, the model – who initially …

Entertainment

Pregnant Women Really Do Not Belong In Public, Turkish Leader Sensibly Points Out

Wendy Stokesby:

You know what is just the worst? When pregnant ladies go out in public. Yeah, their selfless maternal giving and their miracle of life — it …

Love & Sex

The Girl Below Is Actually An Android Sex Doll

Wendy Stokesby:

Robots these days can perform surgeries, walk the runway, and even teach a class of students. And now there’s a robot that can … have sex. …

Love & Sex

The Soapbox: Feminism Deserves Better Than “Sex-Negative Vs. Sex-Positive”

Wendy Stokesby:

As a feminist, kinky person and sex commentator, I am the target audience for Jillian Horowitz’s xoJane essay “I’m a Sex-Negative Feminist” — and that’s exactly …

Celebs

The Soapbox: If Meryl Streep Isn’t A Feminist, Fine — I’m Not Either

Wendy Stokesby:

When asked if she was a feminist, Meryl Streep responded, “I am a humanist, I am for nice easy balance.” Oh, lord, here come the internet …

Parenting

How To Teach Boys To Be Feminists

Wendy Stokesby:

Recently, I wrote a blog post about teaching our girls to be feminists. But I also think boys should be taught what it is to be …

Entertainment

Frisky Q&A: Ani DiFranco On Patriarchy, Motherhood & “Having It All”

Wendy Stokesby:

When I arrived at the basement of the Calvin Theater in Northampton, Massachusetts, I found folk musician Ani DiFranco in the midst of trying to get …

Entertainment

This Awesome Recreation Of A 1981 LEGO Ad Says Everything You Need To Know About Sexist Toy Marketing

Wendy Stokesby:

Maybe you saw this 1981 gender-neutral LEGO ad (left) the first time around. Or maybe you saw it more recently, going viral on the Internet to …