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I Am Here for Rose McGowan’s Fight Against Sexual Violence, But I Am NOT Here for Non-Intersectional Feminism

After standing up against sexual violence and calling out complicit men, Rose McGowan came back from her Twitter suspension and seriously screwed up intersectional feminism.

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#WomenBoycottTwitter Silences Women and Highlights White Feminism. Whose Idea Was This?

Also, how do you use a Twitter hashtag to boycott Twitter? Don't you need to be ON Twitter to...oh, never mind.

The #womenboycotttwitter hashtag, which was supposed to culminate in a boycott today, didn't exactly succeed in its execution. And there are a couple of reasons why.

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Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” Is Still “Old Taylor”

Taylor Swift's new single "Look What You Made Me Do" from her new album Reputation is finally out, and is being met with polarized reactions.

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Brie Larson Urges Fellow White People to Check Out Crowdsourced “Syllabus for White People to Educate Themselves”

Brie Larson, our future Captain Marvel, is increasingly using her growing platform to try and do good in the world. Today, she retweeted a tweet from NY Times Magazine staff writer and host of the Still Processing podcast Jenna Wortham that contains a link to an amazing resource: the "Syllabus for White People to Educate Themselves."

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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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Southern Gothic, Slavery, and the White Femininity of Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled

Let's talk about Sofia Coppola's decision to erase the character of Hallie and most references to slavery in her tale about Confederate woman during the American Civil War.

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Let’s All Take a Warm Bath In These Terrible Reviews of Ivanka Trump’s Awful New Book

"Like eating scented cotton balls."

"A pink-tinted sea of innocuous blandness."

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Scarlett Johansson Wanted to Be the Ghost in the Shell “Female Protagonist” Because It’s “A Rare Opportunity.” Yeah… An Opportunity for Someone Else

Scarlett Johansson has opened up about her decision to accept the role of Major Motoko Kusanagi in the live-action Ghost in the Shell movie. But her reasoning will probably disappoint you.

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Jessica Williams, National Hero, Turned A Fancy Lunch Into a Feminist Debate

A Sundance lunch to celebrate women in film got heated when Jessica Williams defended her experiences as a black woman.

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Do I Have a Place in Your Movement? On Intersectionality at the Women’s March on Washington

I have to ask: do I have a place in your movement? Does someone like me belong in your fight?

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On Bridging the Gap Between White Feminists and Women of Color

"If you are not an intersectional feminist, you’re not a feminist. Period."

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No, Jennifer Lawrence, I Will Not Hug My Racist Neighbors for the Sake of “Unity”

Just ... no.

I'm not saying Jennifer Lawrence's open letter on Vice's Broadly blog is entirely wrong, but parts of it are so blatantly tone deaf.

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Things We Saw Today: A Few Election Victories For LGBTQIA People, Women, and People of Color

Considering what's happened, here's a list of landmark firsts that we shouldn't overlook.

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Things We Saw Today: Friendly Reminder That There Were Black Suffragettes, Too

Okay ladies, now let's get in formation.

Hordes of female voters are paying tribute to Susan B. Anthony by posting their "I Voted" stickers on her grave ahead of potentially electing the first female president. But as a Vogue article from 2015 points out, white women weren't the only suffragettes to exist and accomplish great things.

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Interview: Comedian Jena Friedman on the “White Feminism” Conundrum and Loving Infectious Diseases

I spoke to comedian Jena Friedman about what it's like to be a woman in the comedy world, and if falling into "white feminism" was ever a concern for her.

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Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham and the Trouble with White Feminism

Houston, we have a problem.

Lena Dunham and Amy Schumer have painted themselves a feminists, even lauded for it, but have gotten away with racist remarks and sexualizing black bodies because this is what White Feminism looks like.

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