unpopular opinion
Fewer women are taking their husbands’ names in marriage, but the real question is, if we’re “embracing feminism” so much, why marry at all?
feminism
Most men do many things in their daily lives that directly or indirectly contribute to a culture of gender inequality.
in

Jun 13, 2014 at 11:00am | 1086 comments

belle knox
racism
This week, #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen trended worldwide, and showed women of all colors, from all over, voicing their frustrations with the condescension, erasure and racism they’ve experienced at the hands of feminism.
pubic hair
This is not an academic treastise. These are some pure, unedited, early morning pre-coffee shaving-your-pubic-hair thoughts.
in

Oct 29, 2013 at 3:00pm | 646 comments

feminism
Everyone's furious that Taylor Swift doesn't consider herself a feminist. I say: Leave the girl alone.
selfies
You know that thing where you write a word so many times it starts to lose all meaning? I'm doing that with "selfie" right now.
in

Nov 22, 2013 at 11:00am | 569 comments

breast implants
Why are women judged and even ostracized by both feminists and the greater public at large if they choose to have cosmetic surgery?
feminism
It's unladylike for women to fart in public, and I'm not anti-feminist because I think so.
feminism
Ladies, let's just learn to say -- "I'm not interested."
misandry
Misandry exists only as an exaggerated Internet joke, and as a way in which women who have been directly or indirectly hurt by men to express their frustration and anger.
unpopular opinion
engagement
When I hear another woman going on about her ring, her engagement -- I want to say ‘Stop that! Don’t let on that this stupid bullshit has any real relevance to us!’ Like there is some gender war going on and some women are giving up secrets to the other side.
in

Mar 26, 2012 at 3:00pm | 383 comments

the pill
The author of a controversial new book about the alleged risks and dangers of hormonal birth control shares her thoughts on the matter.
rape
unpopular opinion
It seems innocent enough, but clicking that little “like” button on Instagram hurts women more than you think.
fertility
The author of a new book about fertility delivers a hard truth: that biology doesn't always align with our rosy feminist ideals.
feminism
If the language of feminism isn't accessible to people who haven't had very specific, very pricey educations, well, how is any real progress going to be made?
feminism
Even though I minored in Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies during my undergraduate career, I still feel distanced from the feminist movement. I feel as marginalized in the dominant patriarchal society as I am in the feminist movement.
dating
I was having a drink with a friend the other night and we were talking about how, naturally, if you're an intelligent woman, the pool of men who are your intellectual equals is small.
music
Intent doesn't mean much when what you're doing is still causing damage by perpetuating racist stereotypes.
in

Nov 14, 2013 at 12:30pm | 280 comments

feminism
When people can’t even engage respectfully with a woman saying she’s harmed by something people in her environment are doing, it’s kind of impossible to hope for any meaningful change.