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How Women’s Emotions Cause Competency Bind

Media analysis lays bare the contradictions.

Sharing Her Truth Is an Inherently Feminist Act

How feminism influences and informs the performance art of Eileen Tull.

“Full Frontal,” “Veep” and the *!#&ing Politics of Swearing

We know that the way women speak is heavily policed and subject to endless scrutiny.

A Note From a “Femme d’un Certain Age”

The sound of protest coming from two blocks away.

Vigée Le Brun at The Met Transcends Her Reputation

The show reveals so much more than the famous portraits of Marie Antoinette.

Misogynoir and Black Women’s Unpaid Emotional Labor

Too many expect Black women to give time and care for free.

A Feminist Playwright? Me? Yes. Yes, I Am.

In an industry without a HR department, a sisterhood is exactly what we need.

What’s Good: Miley, Nicki and the Politics of Respectability

Can we objectively determine someone else’s value?

Unpacking Planned Parenthood

At some point we have to agree on what life is and when it begins.

TV’s Reboot Fetish: Nostalgia Never Had It So Good

We may long for the shows we enjoyed in the past, but nostalgia is a celebration of old wounds.

Cis Women and Drag Queens and Porn – Oh My!

A woman and a drag queen as gay-porn power players is an unexpected development.

The Most Feminist (Television) Show on Earth

What does a feminist television show look like anyway? Shiri Appleby looks as confused as I feel.

Why the Ziegfeld Club Makes Me Proud to Be a Feminist

A sisterhood pushing for gender equality -- and more.

Every Generation Has Its Leni Riefenstahl

Art vs. Artist. The debate returns.

The Strong Female Character(s) of Robin Epstein

"I just went with it, threw myself out there."

Do Non-Binary Androids Dream of Genderless Sex?

Victorian notions of biological sex, gender and sexuality are still our default mode.

Love Letter to All the Moms — and Mine

We would be nothing without you as our backbone.

Five More Women Doing Amazing Things

Hats off to these marvelous women. We could all learn a thing or two from them.

YouTube’s #DearMe Campaign: Empowering Young Women

So what would you tell your younger self?

Five Feminists Doing Amazing Things

In a dream world little girls would look up to these women instead of the Kardashians, but that won't happen until we spread the word.
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Herman Cain (and Republicans Unable)

And then there was Jerry Falwell, Jr., with his open pants, evangelical FUPA and his hands veering into prime side-boob territory with -- hey, doesn't she have a name?