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  1. Pay Attention To This Gloria Steinem Quote About Black Women Inventing The Feminist Movement

    Let it never be said that feminist icon Gloria Steinem is complicit in "white feminism." No one's feminism is perfect, of course, but Steinem said something pretty crucial at Black Enterprise's Women Of Power Summit about the importance of black women to the feminist movement.

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  2. Our Hero Terry Crews Dropping Serious Truth Bombs About Feminism, Misogyny, and Toxic Masculinity

    Stay rad, Terry.

    Terry Crews, seriously, all allies should aspire to be as excellent as you.

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  3. Male Sci-Fi Authors Talk Feminism, the Bechdel Test and Genre Writing in New HeForShe Video

    Yes, HeForShe. You have correctly identified The Mary Sue's interests.

    "The purpose of a woman in ’50s science fiction “was to make the man look good, and scream when the bug-eyed monsters came in. My mother hated that trope; and she said, you know, ‘If a bug-eyed monster was invading my home, I’d find the nearest frying pan and beat the crap out of him!’"

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  4. Aziz Ansari Responds to Complaints That He’s a Mansplainer, Says There’s “Much Worse Shit Going On”

    Ready for those MRA Roombas.

    In a recent interview with Cosmo, Aziz Ansari addressed the backlash he's received since discussing feminism on The Late Show, specifically the accusations that he oversimplified and "mansplained" the issue.

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  5. Feminist Site Femsplain Taken Down by DDoS Attack on International Women’s Day of All Days

    Really? *Sigh.*

    Because we apparently can't have nice things without someone else getting all upset about it, Femsplain, a Kickstarter-backed feminist website founded by Amber Gordon, was taken offline for hours by a DDoS attack—on International Women's Day.

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  6. On The Importance Of Leslie Knope, Friendship, and Feminism

    And waffles. Don't forget waffles.

    There are some things that I will defend with my life about Parks and Recreation: that Donna Meagle is an inspiration for all women; that the Leslie/Ann friendship is unsinkable and beautiful like a butterfly; that April Ludgate was the best thing that could have possibly happened to Andy Dwyer. Parks and Rec ended less than a week ago and I can safely say it was one of the best series finales in television history.

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  7. The Mary Sue Interview: Agent Carter‘s EP On That Finale, Season Two, And Possible Time Jumps

    Does Peggy have more than one future on TV?!

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  8. New!Thor Addresses Those Damn Feminists Who Ruin Everything

    Snortblat would be so proud.

    Well, okay, no—she addresses jerks like Absorbing Man here who think feminists are actively trying to make his life worse simply by wanting more out of their entertainment than just the same three or four white dudes punching stuff together in every single comic book. More like Nolmir, am I right, guys?

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  9. Emma Watson Sent a Handwritten Thank You Note to Steve Carell for Supporting Gender Equality at the Oscars

    She is all-seeing.

    Steve Carell didn't take home an Oscar for Foxcatcher last night, but he might have won the greatest prize of all: a personal letter of admiration from UN Ambassador and Generally Awesome Human Emma Watson!

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  10. Matthew Vaughn Responds to Concerns Over Kingsman Sex Scene, Blames Humorless Feminists

    Kingsmansplaining?

    Well, this is a bummer. Spoilers ahead if you haven't watched Kingsman: The Secret Service yet, or if you prefer to not sully your day with some grossness.

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