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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Zora Neale Hurston, Black Male Athletes, Domestic Violence, and the Media

“My question is, how can we think about the domestic violence in this section of the reading in light of the media attention on NFL

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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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What if R&B music was feminist?

Key & Peele writer Phil Jackson answers the question in this hilarious video that you all should drop everything and watch right now.  

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Yes means yes!

There are many opinions out there about the so-called “yes means yes” bill that California just passed. Have folks heard of this? Rather than implementing

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Courtney Love: Queen of Rock and Feminism

If you know me well, you probably know I have a bit of an obsession with Courtney Love. I’ve admired how unapologetically badass she is

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Anti-Rape Devices: What do we really think about this?

There has been a lot of talk about anti-rape devices lately since that article about nail polish that helps prevent women from being date raped

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Is ‘You’re the Worst’ the Most Feminist Comedy on Television?

“You’re the Worst”  just aired the Season Finale so if you’re thinking you’re about to hear about a great new fall show, sorry. It’s over.

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Bystander Intervention: College Campuses Respond to Sexual Assaults

There’s a big movement on college campuses these days in response to sexual assaults. It’s something called bystander intervention, and if you google it you

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What to Wear: Freedom Versus Objectification

I have two daughters. One is a teenager and the other is a little younger. I’m fortunate that neither of them are very challenging. Yes,

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