11 of Cher’s Greatest Feminist Tweets

Cher is arguably one of the greatest icons of all time. I will talk at length to anyone who is willing to listen about how

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Surviving Life After Sexual Abuse

Editor’s Note:  The following article, as the title suggests, is a discussion about life after sexual abuse. There are no graphic details but if you

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About Being a White-Presenting Latina in a Post-Rachel Dolezal America

I have always been extremely pale. Growing up my mom would tell me that there are Puerto Ricans with pale skin, dark skin, blonde hair,

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Thrifting is a Tangible Expression of My Intersectional Feminism

When I was growing up, my older sisters would allow me to tag along as they combed through the wares in numerous Salvation Armies and

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Not So Sweet: The Danger of Grandiose Proposals

“Will you marry me, ________?” spelled out by a sky writer. This is the one we all know and have all seen in some movie

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12 Fun Facts about The Notorious RBG

If you haven’t heard about the badass-ness of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, you are missing out. Below is a primer on our

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Cultural Appropriation: When Imitation is Not the Sincerest Form of Flattery

Alright, kids. The time has come for the Talk. No, not the birds and the bees. No, not systemic oppression (although that is part of

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Not Relevant to the Story: Invisibility of Queer Women on Major Crimes

In January of 2015, I wrote an article about the lack of queer female representation in crime drama, specifically citing Major Crimes as a culprit

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Don’t Judge a Feminist by their Bumper Stickers

I find that as feminists, we get a lot of mixed messages. We’re told that if we’re a feminist, we have to be pro-choice, or

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Five Famous Fathers We Love

We’re a feminist site and guess what! We don’t hate men. That old fallacy about feminists should be put to rest. In honor of fathers

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Five Times Madonna Smashed the Patriarchy

I remember listening to the True Blue album on my walkman so much that a tangled mess of tape would come out and I would

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Lesbian Literature & Film: They’re Lesbianin’ Together

I love classic lesbian literature. It makes me feel like I’m learning about my roots or something. I love digging for it. I go to

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Privilege and Power: Intimate Relationships

Relationships are complicated. No fucking shit, idiot. But really, they are. Like, so fucking complicated. When you add feminist ideals and try to break down

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The Problem with Tim Hunt’s “Problem with Girls” in the Lab

Recently English biochemist and Nobel laureate Tim Hunt was given the opportunity to speak at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul, South Korea.

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Queer Women on TV: From Jenny Schecter to Piper Chapman

When I was coming out, I watched just about everything I could get my hands on that had a lesbian character in it. We’re talking

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I Can Pee While Standing And Did So For a Month

I can write my name in pee while standing. (Yes, I’m bragging.) And it’s all thanks to an amazing molded piece of silicone called the

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Tone Policing: Dictating how the oppressed should feel

It’s a response that practically anybody who makes a habit of calling people out on their oppressive bullshit will have heard at least once (and

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Trouble in Texas: Skin Color & Police Response

Skin color doesn’t define who we are, but unfortunately, it can impact how people are treated. There are people in this world who are trying

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A Feminist’s Guide to Watching Old(er) Movies

*Trigger Warning* This article contains graphic language, images, and video of racism, sexism, abuse, consent, and body image. All are used in reference to film

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Five Products Invented by Women Entrepreneurs for Vaginas

I don’t know about you but I’m always interested in hearing about new vagina-centric products. A few of these products have been around for a

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