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  • Mae West and W.C. Fields light up silver screen with bawdy repartee in My Little Chickadee
    Mae West and W.C. Fields at top of their legendary, comic-genius game
    In 1927, when Mae West was arrested for the first Broadway show she wrote and starred in, called "Sex,” and in 1937, when she appeared on an NBC comedy sketch and the FCC inveighed her performance as "vulgar and indecent," Mae...
  • Kiran Gandhi: Woman runs London Marathon without tampon
    Tampon-less marathoner on period wants women to 'embrace monthly flow'
    A woman on her period -- without a tampon -- and dripping blood down her leg as she ran the London Marathon is raising eyebrows. However, she claims to have a powerful message for menstruating women for "that time of the month,"...
  • Fox News host: After 'horizontal hula' women should 'make men a sandwich'
    Fox News host: After 'horizontal hula' women should 'make men a sandwich'
    Fox News Channel's Andrea Tantaros, co-host of the show "Outnumbered," found a way to set female equality back about 50 years or so on a recent episode. With the panel discussing a recent controversial article in Glamour magazine...
  • White male astronaut practising jingoism on the moon
    Feminists find the space program to be jingoistic, sexist, and racist
    Friday, Breitbart published a delightful satirical piece in which a fictional feminist academic laid into Buzz Aldrin for walking on the moon. Using phrases like “cissexist white male privilege” and “neocolonial triumphalism...
  • Halo 3
    Study finds that men who bully women online are losers
    A new study has confirmed what we've all known for a long time: men who harass women online are losers. Literally. The study was conducted last week with the results being published on July 21. Researches at the University of New South Wales...
  • Her Story Apparel gives all women a voice, even those from the past
    Her Story Apparel gives all women a voice, even those from the past
    Earlier this week a brand new, and totally awesome, clothing line called Her Story Apparel launched. As the website reads, Her Story was created to “honor the trailblazing women of the past, inspire the amazing women of today and ignite a...
  • A palace decorator gets serious
    A male feminist in the 18th century?
    Up for auction at Bonhams, London is a work by a painter who rejected the art that preceded him – the heavy, histrionic dramas of Baroque art. Giovanni Battista Tiepolo sought a less weighty look called Rococo, which was all the rage in...
  • Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige takes a stance on anti-Marvel feminists protests
    Kevin Feige talks feminist anti-Marvel protests and finds them 'ludicrous'
    According to Latino-Review on Thursday, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige took a stand about feminists and their anti-Marvel arguments. Apparently, some are quite in the uproar about female superhero roles and how they are portrayed.For...
  • Key and Peele Feminist Pirate Chantey
    Key and Peele and the Feminist Sea Chantey
    Comedy Central's star sketch comedy duo Key and Peele had the premier of their fifth season last night with a show packed full of their special brand of irreverent humor. One act in particular, however, stands out in the world of piracy. Key...
  • 'Go Tell it on the Mountain'
    The hidden theme of feminism in 'Go Tell it on the Mountain'
    Although James Baldwin’s classic work, ‘Go Tell it on the Mountain,’ focuses mainly on sin and its consequences, it also presents the notion of feminism by eliciting sympathy for female characters and by demonizing male...
  • Nur Amirah
    Can the hijab be a feminist statement?
    In a video that appears on the Guardian website, Hanna Yusuf claims ‘[m]y hijab has nothing to do with oppression. It’s a feminist statement’. Yusuf catalogs a culture that objectifies and sexualizes women based on their bodies,...
  • Director Joss Whedon
    The feminist argument in modern movies
    Feminism, as a movement, has gone through spurts. There was the equal rights amendment in 1920 before a slowdown and then mass production during World War II before another slowdown and then the 1960s and 70s when seemingly everything was up for...
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem and Me
    I waited in line for almost an hour to meet feminist icon Gloria Steinem in New York City at Book Expo America. Gloria was signing her latest book, My Life on the Road.I was one of the lucky ones. Random House Publishers only had two hundred...
  • Amherst College - College Row
    Rape accusation culture strikes at Amherst College
    On May 29, a former student at Amherst College filed a lawsuit against the school in U.S. District Court in Boston. The student, anonymized as John Doe, claims that school administrators expelled him after he was falsely accused of rape. He is...
  • #armpithairdontcare movement
    #Armpithairdontcare: The feminist fashion trend taking over social media
    Since the early 1900s, when the sleeveless dress was introduced, women were conditioned to remove the hair from the armpits in an effort to carry themselves as “prim and proper”, and of course to present themselves as an object of lust...
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