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.Read More
Stay rad, Terry.
Terry Crews, seriously, all allies should aspire to be as excellent as you.Read More
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!’"Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Does Peggy have more than one future on TV?!Read More
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?Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More