Amazon Prime’s The Wilds is part survival drama, part slumber party, but its feminist messaging is a little uneven.
Women. They’re frivolous, weak-willed, and shallow. In short: Too feminine. But it’s time we embraced our complicated relationship with femininity.
She’s tiny, submissive, and soft-spoken. Fetishizing her is every racist’s favorite hobby because she hasn’t been ruined by Western feminism. Here’s the history behind fetishizing Asian women.
Emily Davison, the famous English suffragist, died in 1913 when she ran out onto a race track and was trampled by a horse. Was this a political suicide or just an unfortunate accident?
The pick-me girl isn’t like other girls. She’s been conditioned to believe that there is something inherently wrong with being a woman.
The e-girl aesthetic mixes fashion, internet history, and what it means to grow up online. Like her predecessors, the e-girl is no stranger to flak.
Clad in pearls, lace, and soft pastels, angelcore borrows Catholic imagery to create an ethereal style and send a powerful message.
Stand-up comedy took shape over the course of the last 150-odd years and women have been there helping shape it from day one. Here are some of those women.
Dorothy Arzner was one of the most influential women in early Hollywood. Here are two reviews of films she worked on with strong, feminist themes.
Witches use symbols in many rituals and spells, to focus their intentions or channel energy. These 10 Wiccan symbols are a source of strength and empowerment.
Kim Kardashian, not a stranger to controversy, set out to break the internet in 2014 with a photo splattered over the cover of Paper magazine. Renowned French photographer Jean-Paul Goude, who took the photograph for the cover, created a sensationalist post that looked oddly similar to a popular photo of Sarah “Saartjie” Baartman. Many thought […]
Equal pay legislation has been in effect since 1963 when the Equal Pay Act went into effect. Despite this, women and people of color continue to be paid less than their white, male counterparts. As Americans ramp up the pressure on federal and state governments to address this, some states are (slowly) starting to listen. […]
Or: How the Witch Hunts Failed to Break the “Weaker Sex” Witches today are more open and outspoken about their practice than ever before. While the link between modern witches and the pre-Christian magic users they draw inspiration from was broken by centuries of persecution, the determination in the face of oppression that they represent […]
An Overview of Minimum Wage Policy and Worker’s Rights in America The fight for $15 has sparked debates across the country, with some arguing that such a dramatic increase will kill jobs while others argue that $15 is, in fact, still lower than what it should be. To better understand the debate, let’s take a […]