Women We Love: Laverne Cox

So much has been said about the greatness of Laverne Cox. There are a wealth of  articles out there about her fabulousness. So let’s get

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The Stupidest GOP Ad Ever

The College Republican National Committee has single-handedly created the stupidest (not to mention extremely sexist) advertisement ever. It’s so dumb, I can’t even do it

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Boys Can’t Wear Polka Dots?

Let’s have a retail moment here. I want to discuss the fact that I can only find clothes that are dark, moody colors or awful,

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Worst of the Week!

Worst of the Week is a place to recap the week and start conversations about how women are portrayed in the media.  And, now, here’s

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Do You Relate to Feminism?

I have been thinking about this issue a lot recently. I read an article by another feminist which made the case that criticizing the choices

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FCKH8: Pretty in F-ing Pink

By now I am sure we have all seen the FCKH8 ad that was pulled from YouTube. No? Here it is. Why is this ad

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HeForShe?

What is the HeForShe Campaign? It began as a way to call men to the fight for gender equality. If you’ve heard of it at

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Colorado’s “Personhood” Amendment 67 is Insane

Holy Crap, Colorado! What’s going on over there? I didn’t even want to write about this because it’s infuriating. I just kept reading stuff online

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Worst of the Week!

Worst of the Week is a place to recap the week and start conversations about how women are portrayed in the media.  And, now, here’s

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Amal Clooney Broke the Internet

Amal Alamuddin married George Clooney recently. We all know the story. George Clooney was the world’s most famous bachelor and then he finally decided to

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Bechdel Approved! Our Favorite Movies

You’ve all heard of the Bechdel Test, I’m sure. It’s a simple test with sadly low expectations. Despite the fact that the bar is set

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The Search for Women’s Halloween Costumes

As I thought about writing a post on the availability of Halloween costumes (or lack thereof), I realized that I kinda don’t want to! I am currently

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The Dangers of Willful Ignorance

“She looks like a teenager! Look at her! She looks great.” These were the words of a city mayor. The leader of nearly 700,000 residents.

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Stupid Things People Say to Latinas

If you’re Latina, you may have been asked a lot of stupid questions. My favorite is “What are you?” When someone thinks you’re ethnically ambiguous,

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Get Involved! Activists Wanted!

Here at The Radical Notion, we don’t want to just bring you editorials about feminist and social justice topics, we also want to keep you informed

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Worst of the Week!

Worst of the Week is a place to recap the week and start conversations about how women are portrayed in the media. And, now, here’s

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Jennifer Lawrence and Sexual Violence

There is plenty of resistance and hesitation in response to Jennifer Lawrence’s statement that equates stealing nude photographs to a form of sexual violence. A

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Thank You for Being a Friend: Ten Feminist Moments from Golden Girls

I love the Golden Girls. I have loved it since I was seven years old and would watch it with my grandmother. How could you

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Get involved! Support Chime for Change!

As she often does, Beyoncé has dropped a video out of nowhere. (Get excited, but not in the what-awesome-music-video-has-she-created?! kind of way.) Today’s video is

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First Ladies and their Causes: Does Anyone Pay Attention?

I’ve been thinking about writing about First Ladies and their charitable causes for some time now but I feel a little torn about this issue. I’m

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