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Twitter Is Roasting Joss Whedon After His Ex-Wife Details Years of Infidelity

Following the bombshell essay from Kai Cole, Joss Whedon's ex-wife, that laid bare Whedon's affairs and the hypocrisy of his hyped-up feminism, Twitter is having a field day.

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Malala Yousafzai Continues to Be Taliban’s Worst Nightmare By Continuing Education at Oxford

You remember Malala Yousafzai, right? The young Pakistani woman who, when she was 14 years old was shot by a Taliban gunman because she dared be a girl who wanted an education? Well, one high school diploma, a documentary, a Nobel Prize, and an eponymous foundation later, Yousafzai is continuing her education at one of the most prestigious universities in the world!

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Yet Another Woman Steps Forward to Accuse Roman Polanski of Having Assaulted Her As a Minor

Many people would like to believe that instances of sexual assault are one-time offenses, but far too often they are indicative of a pattern of behavior. If you can do this to one person, it's likely you can do it to several people. This seems the case for director Roman Polanski.

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Taylor Swift Wins Suit Against Groping DJ—Hopes to Use Privilege to Help Other Women Defend Themselves

After a two year legal battle and four years after the initial groping incident, Taylor Swift has won her lawsuit against Denver DJ David "Jackson" Mueller and was awarded her $1.

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Maude Gun Is the Unapologetic Feminist Music That We Need Right Now

I'm mad about a lot of things these days. When it's hard to know what to do with yourself or your anger, may I suggest listening to some blistering and beautiful feminist tunes?

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What We Can Learn About Sexual Consent From Cameron Crowe’s Almost Famous

While watching a favorite film on a return flight from my recent vacation, a thought occurred to me: In film, men are never allowed to not want sex. Even when their characters actively don't want to be having sex in any given moment, films portray it as something they should want. No matter the circumstances.

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Review: Detroit a Powerful Depiction of Racism That Manages to Erase Black Women

4 out of 5 stars.

They say that art imitates life, and at times of sociopolitical turmoil, art tends to take on a more dour, intense tone. Right now, there's Kathryn Bigelow's Detroit, a film that takes place in 1960s Michigan, but feels all-too-relevant to the present moment.

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Michelle Obama Addresses Racism and Sexism in Women’s Foundation of CO Talk

Last night, former First Lady Michelle Obama was invited to a conversation being hosted by the Women's Foundation of CO to celebrate its 30th Anniversary. She inspired a crowd of 8,500 while speaking frankly about issues of race and gender.

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#WheresRey? Not in Star Wars Monopoly, Despite Hasbro’s Promises

Last year, an eight year old girl wrote a letter to Hasbro wondering why there was no Rey token included in the new Star Wars Monopoly game. Hasbro responded to her letter, saying that they left her out because they didn't want to be responsible for spoilers to The Force Awakens, as the board game came out before the film. Later, they promised to include Rey in subsequent versions of the game by the Fall of 2016. It's now Summer of 2017, and we're still waiting.

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Trans Writer/Activist Ashlee Marie Preston Makes History as New Editor-In-Chief of Feminist Magazine

It was really appropriate that yesterday, on the 48th anniversary of the start of the Stonewall riots, a transgender writer was appointed to the top editorial position at a feminist magazine. Marsha P Johnson and Sylvia Rivera would be proud.

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On Sofia Coppola and The Beguiled: What “Supporting Female Filmmakers” Really Means

There's been a lot of discussion surrounding Sofia Coppola's star-studded novel adaptation, The Beguiled, which comes out Friday. One of the larger topics of discussion is how, despite slavery being addressed in the original source material—complete with a black female character named Hallie—Coppola's film addresses none of it, instead erasing that character and choosing instead to stick with what's familiar: white, Southern femininity.

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The Fight Against Gendered Dress Codes Is Finally Making Progress Now That Men & Boys Are Complaining

When men & boys complain of being hot or uncomfortable, no one assumes their real aim is to sexualize themselves or distract women and girls from their work and studies. They're not told their physical comfort is going to detract from the needs of others. They just–get this–are listened to.

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Sad Men in Texas Host All-Male Screening as a Joke, and We’re Laughing…But Not For the Reasons They Think

I sometimes have to wonder if people who fight so hard trying to derail already marginalized communities would instead focus their considerable energy into something more productive, if we wouldn't have a cure for cancer by now.

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Joss Whedon and the Terrible, Horrible, No-Good, Very Bad Script: A Wonder Woman Story

One of the great pop culture white whales of recent years has been Joss Whedon's mysterious Wonder Woman script. As audiences begged for the iconic superheroine to hit the big screen, and Whedon's take was rejected, that rejected script became a symbol of Everything That's Wrong with Hollywood. It became a symbol of an All Boys' Club trying to keep superhero movies For Men Only. Turns out? That script was just bad. And also hella sexist.

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How Wonder Woman Succeeds as a Feminist Film

By rejecting the classic patriarchal constructs upon which superhero films have traditionally been built, Wonder Woman truly succeeds as a feminist film.

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Danica Roem Set to Possibly Make History as First Openly Trans State Legislator

Last night, Virginia held its Democratic primary for the state elections, and one winning candidate could potentially make history this Fall.

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Things We Saw Today: “Fearless Girl” Statue Transformed Into Wonder Woman

Check out this awesome photo from TMS contributor Alan Kistler, who caught this awesome shot of artist Don Phelps' addition to the "Fearless Girl" statue in New York City. Not a bad look, Wonder Girl!

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Roxane Gay’s Fatphobic Ordeal Reveals Cracks in Australian Journalist’s “Feminism”

Usually, when interviewers are speaking directly with a well-known writer and activist whose latest book deals with issues of which that writer has first-hand experience, the interviewer's best bet is to allow the writer to speak on the subject, giving them a platform rather than attempting to describe the experience themselves, or make the experience about themselves. This was not one of those times.

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Maryland City Ordinance Proves That Society Is Still A-Scared of Boobies For Some Reason

The world doesn't need to be "protected" from the sight of women's breasts. It needs to be protected from sexual violence and gender discrimination. Let's keep our priorities in order, shall we?

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Wonder Woman, Doctor Poison, and Solidarity In the Face of Patriarchy

One of the things that fascinated me most about Wonder Woman was the use of DC villain, Doctor Poison, known in the film as Doctor Isabel Maru. How she is handled, and her subsequent fate tell us a lot about what Diana learns about humanity and the importance of mercy. However, can how Diana chose to deal with Doctor Maru teach us something about solidarity in the face of oppression? **SPOILERS, YO.**

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