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Shine Theory: Why Powerful Women Make the Greatest Friends

Shine Theory: Why Powerful Women Make the Greatest Friends | feminish | Scoop.it
"Approaching and befriending women whom I identify as smart has been a major revelation of my adult life."
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The Sexist, Political History of Pockets

The Sexist, Political History of Pockets | feminish | Scoop.it
The less women could carry, the less freedom they had. Take away pockets happily hidden under garments, and you limit women’s ability to navigate public spaces, to carry seditious (or merely amorous) writing, or to travel unaccompanied.
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How I Moved On From My "What Not To Wear" Style

How I Moved On From My "What Not To Wear" Style | feminish | Scoop.it
Former What Not To Wear host Stacy London explores what growing older means for her closet — and her place in society.
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#Women_writers manifesto aims to build community of female authors

#Women_writers manifesto aims to build community of female authors | feminish | Scoop.it
Laurie Garrison’s call to arms is intended to foster collaboration ‘rejecting traditional models of publishing’
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One group is responsible for America’s culture of violence, and it isn’t cops, black Americans, Muslims or rednecks. It’s men

One group is responsible for America’s culture of violence, and it isn’t cops, black Americans, Muslims or rednecks. It’s men | feminish | Scoop.it
What we don’t talk about is how the greatest predictor of violence isn’t religion, occupation or race. It’s gender.
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Why Nerds Are So Sexist | Broadly

As the advancement of gender equality has permeated creative industries, male-fans of films like Star Wars have protested this cultural change with sexist laments.
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I'll be so proud when my daughter is president and runs a corrupt oligarchy | Kiese Laymon

I'll be so proud when my daughter is president and runs a corrupt oligarchy | Kiese Laymon | feminish | Scoop.it
Other parents might say they want their mediocre children to make the world a better place. But my girl is destined to do more than that, mostly for white people
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Exploding the Limitations: What Being a Femme Means to Me

Exploding the Limitations: What Being a Femme Means to Me | feminish | Scoop.it
by: Elise Nagy Female, feminine, femme—is there really a difference? Look in any magazine selling femininity; the skin is light, the noses are slender, the hips are narrow, the clothing is decadent. It’s normalized, so we aren’t necessarily always aware of these things, but they’re omnipresent. Feminine ideals are all tangled up in racism, classism,…
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The story of Brad and Jenny: why boyfriends humiliate girlfriends for social media fame

The story of Brad and Jenny: why boyfriends humiliate girlfriends for social media fame | feminish | Scoop.it
Brad Holmes rubs chilli on his girlfriend Jenny Davies’ tampon and becomes a media sensation – but why does she put up with it?
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men hate women. smart women and dumb women. they set them up with stereotypes either direction and attempt to ridicule away their humanity.
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The struggle to speak up: how women are pushed to de-escalate sexist incidents

The struggle to speak up: how women are pushed to de-escalate sexist incidents | feminish | Scoop.it
Women shoulder the burden of keeping quiet amid harassment and casual misogyny: ‘If you say something, you’re a troublemaker’
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Why Feminists Should Care About The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - The Establishment

Why Feminists Should Care About The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict - The Establishment | feminish | Scoop.it
Rape is a war crime, but a 'misunderstanding' on campuses.
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Did Hillary Clinton intimidate Bill's accusers? Let's look at the evidence | Jill Abramson

Did Hillary Clinton intimidate Bill's accusers? Let's look at the evidence | Jill Abramson | feminish | Scoop.it
Trump has tried to distract attention from his misogyny by throwing the spotlight on Jones, Willey and Broaddrick. It’s a dishonest and devious tactic
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Tim Gunn: Designers refuse to make clothes to fit American women. It’s a disgrace.

Tim Gunn: Designers refuse to make clothes to fit American women. It’s a disgrace. | feminish | Scoop.it
Far more women in this country wear a size 16 than a size 6, but the industry seems not to have noticed.
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Forget Lena Dunham, Let’s Talk About Odell Beckham Jr., Who Is a Brilliant Troll

Forget Lena Dunham, Let’s Talk About Odell Beckham Jr., Who Is a Brilliant Troll | feminish | Scoop.it
The flamboyant New York Giants’ wide receiver isn’t worried about what anyone has to say about his sexuality, and, at this point, two things are clear: He’s going to keep dancing and he’s just trolling us.
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Covered, naked, or in between: artist shows how women are scorned regardless of what they wear

Covered, naked, or in between: artist shows how women are scorned regardless of what they wear | feminish | Scoop.it
This illustration, titled "The Lottery of Indecency," is as depressing as it is accurate.
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The Tingled Puppies

​  ​ sometimes devilmen are so busy planning scoundrel attacks they forget to REGISTER important website names .  this is a SOFT WAY of the antibuckaroo agenda but is also good becaus
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Hugo-nominated Chuck Tingle's response to sad puppies upset at the audacity of reading more books
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On Pandering | Tin House

On Pandering | Tin House | feminish | Scoop.it

I am trying to understand a phenomenon that happens in my head, and maybe in yours too, whereby the white supremacist patriarchy determines what I write.

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Rebecca Solnit: Men Explain Things to Me

Rebecca Solnit: Men Explain Things to Me | feminish | Scoop.it
Before there was mansplaining, there was Rebecca Solnit's 2008 critique of male arrogance. Reprinted here with a new introduction.
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Bell, Black Girls Are Healing. And it is Glorious.

Bell, Black Girls Are Healing. And it is Glorious. | feminish | Scoop.it
Yesterday bell hooks dropped her critique of Lemonade/all things Beyoncé. Spoiler alert-- bell still feels the same about Beyoncé. An
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I'm Tired of Dating Men Who Think I Hate Men

I'm Tired of Dating Men Who Think I Hate Men | feminish | Scoop.it
Dating while Black and feminist has revealed to me that most men think I hate men. This is not the case.
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