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  1. snl
    Phoebe Waller-Bridge Speaks Uncomfortable Truths in Her SNL Opening MonologueFinally, a definitive answer to the mystery of Hot Priest.
  2. close reads
    Unbelievable Is the Most Feminist Crime Show I’ve Ever SeenThe quiet but sturdy feminism of Netflix’s remarkable true-crime drama.
  3. honky tonk angels
    Country Gals Are Being Wrangled Out of Country RadioThis is why Taylor Swift went pop, y’all.
  4. reconsideration
    We Regret to Inform You That Little Women Is Not a Feminist NovelOn the 150th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, critics are lining up to praise its pioneering feminism. They’re wrong.
  5. When a Feminist Artist Is Censored by a Feminist GalleryNatalie Frank’s Story of O pictures scared a lot of people. Including her gallerist.
  6. What Jessica Jones Understands About Female RageThe second season is a messy yet fascinating story of women, anger, and trauma.
  7. In Between Is the Movie of the Feminist Arab AwakeningAs a new generation of Arab women rises against oppression, Maysaloun Hamoud’s new movie proves that the personal is radical.
  8. Jenny Slate Is Writing a Book of Feminist Essays and FablesJenny Slate has a book in the works. According to Entertainment Weekly, Little, Brown and Company is set to publish a book by Slate described […]
  9. the industry
    Mayim Bialik Reflects on Being a ‘Nontraditional’-Looking Feminist in Hollywood“Those of us in Hollywood who don’t represent an impossible standard of beauty have the ‘luxury’ of being overlooked.”
  10. open letters
    Amber Tamblyn’s Stories About Objectification in Hollywood Are Unsettling“I have been afraid of speaking out or asking things of men in positions of power for years.”
  11. Joss Whedon’s Ex-Wife Writes Essay Accusing Him of Feminist ‘Hypocrisy’“I don’t think it is fair to me or other women to remain silent any longer.”
  12. videology
    Kesha’s New Song Emphatically Declares: ‘I’m a Motherf*cking Woman’“I wanted an anthem for anyone else who wants to yell about being self-sufficient and strong.”
  13. What Would a Truly Feminist Blockbuster Cinema Look Like?Whatever it is, I look forward to seeing someone like Patty Jenkins figure it out.
  14. but is it feminist?
    The Handmaid’s Tale Cast Answers the Question: Is It Feminist?“It’s a feminist piece, and I think the F word is a really important one.”
  15. controversies
    Laverne Cox Responds to Adichie’s Comments About Trans Women and Male Privilege“There’s no universal experience of gender, of womanhood.”
  16. casting couch
    Dakota Johnson to Star in Unfit, Based on True Forced Sterilization StoryJohnson plays Carrie Buck, a young woman who was sterilized against her will in the 1920s.
  17. the horror
    Watch a Dreamy Clip From St. Vincent’s Horror Film The Birthday PartyIn which Melanie Lynskey drinks from a flask.
  18. roll clip!
    Trevor Noah Talks Fierce South African Feminists“I grew up in a world that was very matriarchal.”
  19. roman polanski
    Feminists Decry César Awards’ New Pres PolanskiDirector Roman Polanski pleaded guilty to rape charges in 1977. 
  20. Ginny Leise Has a Message for Douchebags EverywhereWhen I was eight, my mom – a very pretty lady, yeah, so? – took me to a fair, and one of the dudes at the Pop-a-Balloon dart scam called out […]
  21. praise
    Steinem, Adichie Write Odes to Michelle ObamaPlease stick around, Michelle.
  22. feminism
    Lena Dunham Won’t Convince Women to Get Naked for Your Show, So Don’t AskAnd please keep your dick pics to yourself.
  23. comic con 2016
    James Cameron on His Iconic Female Characters “I’m basically a pretty hardcore feminist.”
  24. media narratives
    When Did the Media Turn Against Taylor Swift?An examination.
  25. hillary clinton
    Hillary Clinton Wrote a Heartfelt Post for The Toast’s Final Day“Don’t be afraid to carve out a space of your own.”
  26. Watch Hinds’ Self-Destructive ‘Easy’ Video“Look further, ‘cause we’re doing more than just being girls.”
  27. I Ate a Hundred Marbles and Now My MALE Doctor Says I’m Full of Glass? […] Mansplaining – when a man explains something to a woman in a patronizing manner – is an epidemic. As a woman, I have had to stomach it for […]
  28. saturday night live
    The Women of SNL Try to Write a Feminist Song“But this is pretty nuanced stuff, and putting it all in one song was tough.”
  29. oscars 2016
    Mad Max’s Designer Doesn’t Care About Applause“People don’t have to clap for you; they don’t have to like the work.”
  30. feminism
    Emma Watson Is Taking a Year Off From Acting to Get More WokeShe’s devoting this year to becoming a better intersectional feminist.
  31. sorry
    Julie Delpy Apologizes for Her Comments on Diversity in HollywoodThe Oscar-nominated writer/actress “never intended to underestimate anyone else’s struggle.”
  32. comedy
    How Female Comedians Fight Assault & HarassmentL.A.’s “Evil Misandrist Comedy Witches” are banding together to share their stories.
  33. year in review 2015
    This Year in Music, We Listened to WomenSure, Adele and Taylor Swift were 2015’s top sellers, but more crucially, this year saw women in music speaking out — and people starting to listen.
  34. feminism
    Carey Mulligan on Sexism, Feminism, Pay Gaps, and Jennifer LawrenceDon’t expect Carey Mulligan to appear in a Marvel movie anytime soon.
  35. feminism
    Watch Charli XCX’s Doc on Feminism in MusicPussy power indeed.
  36. stars! they're just like us
    In Praise of Adele, My Fat, Flawless HeroineShe sings like an angel, she swears like a sailor, she looks like your sister — and I couldn’t love her more.
  37. women's health
    Angelina Jolie Loves Being in Menopause“I feel happy that I’ve grown up. I don’t want to be young again.”
  38. comics
    The Mad Max Comics’ Half-Assed Female CharactersWe genuinely need more bad writing about women.
  39. free the nipple
    Matt McGorry Is Obviously Team #FreeTheNippleMatt McGorry, meet Miley Cyrus and Chrissy Teigen’s nipples.
  40. A Sneak Peek Inside the ARTnews All-Women IssueThe new issue argues that in the sexist art world, “in a way, very little has changed, and that’s what is frightening.”
  41. comic-book movies
    Mark Ruffalo Wrote a Sweet Defense of Joss Whedon’s Feminist Bona Fides“I know Joss really well. I know what his values are.”
  42. Doug Becomes a Braggy Male Feminist on This Week’s ‘Portlandia’var bc_params = […]
  43. flawed protagonists
    The Strange, Hidden Story of Harley QuinnIs she even more of a female icon than Wonder Woman?
  44. misandry
    Jon Hamm Played Evil Don Draper in the Black Mirror Christmas SpecialThis Christmas special is a misandrist’s dream.
  45. music
    Beyoncé Made a Short Film About Feminism“Everybody’s not good at everything. It’s okay to depend on someone.”
  46. feminism
    Read Shonda Rhimes’s Powerful Speech on Shattering the Glass CeilingShe says it “was simply a matter of running on a path created by every other woman’s footprints.”
  47. real talk
    Marvel Editor Sana Amanat: Ms. Marvel Is ‘an Anthem Against Hate’Intersectionality was a big theme.
  48. Aziz Ansari Explains Why He’s a Feminist on ‘Late Show’During his visit to last night’s Late Show, Aziz Ansari told David Letterman why he identifies as a feminist – which, it turns out, has less […]
  49. last night on late night
    Aziz Ansari Explains His Feminism With the Help of Beyoncé and Jay Z“You’re a feminist if … you’re not like, ‘I think Beyoncé deserves 23 percent less money than Jay Z.’”
  50. excelsior!
    We’re Hosting a Female Fandom Panel at New York Comic-Con!It’s on Friday, October 10 at 4 p.m.
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