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Beyoncé Feminism

Beyoncé's Attendance at the Mayweather v. Pacquiao Fight: An Antifeminist Act

Anna Nti-Asare | Posted 05.07.2015 | Women
Anna Nti-Asare

If Beyoncé wants to call herself a feminist she cannot attend, endorse and help to fund two men who disrespect women and their rights. She did indeed look stunning that night, but I wish she had shown off her outfit and beauty at a different event.

Dangerously in Denial

Kim Lute | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices
Kim Lute

After seeing Beyoncé fumble and falter her way through Mahalia Jackson's classic, "Precious Lord, Take My Hand," it can now be argued that artists aren't merely tossing about their faux manes, they're also throwing around their supposed professional clout.

7 Reasons Why 2014 Was A Great Year For Feminism

Jazmin Kay | Posted 02.28.2015 | Teen
Jazmin Kay

In 2014 the word "feminism" was all over the media, from politics to music, reaching audiences it never has before. Here were some of the most notable moments.

An Illustrated Guide To Feminism

Katherine Fritz | Posted 02.14.2015 | Women
Katherine Fritz

Sometimes, when I tell people that I am a feminist, they are a little confused about what, exactly, I mean.

Black Feminism Lite? More Like Beyoncé Has Taught Us Black Feminism Light

Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley | Posted 01.07.2015 | Black Voices
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley

When a black woman stands up and declares herself a feminist, the response is never universal celebration.

Think Beyoncé Should Have The Right To Vote? Then You're A Feminist, Says Aziz Ansari

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 10.07.2014 | Comedy

During his Oct. 6 appearance on the "Late Show," comedian Aziz Ansari gave members of David Letterman's audience a hilariously simple litmus test to h...

In Less Than A Minute, Roxane Gay Ends The Debate Over Beyoncé's Feminism

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 10.02.2014 | Women

"Dear women who are against feminism: You don't need to be and, in fact, you are probably very feminist." That's how author and self-proclaimed "b...

Emma Gray

Taylor Swift Needed A Feminist Friend -- And So Do You | Emma Gray | Posted 09.26.2014 | Women

Want other women to understand and embrace feminism? Befriend them. Last Friday, Taylor Swift, a pop star known for her many Instagram-worthy lady...

Beyoncé's VMAs Performance Made A Very Clear Feminist Statement

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women

"Welcome to my world." That's how Beyoncé introduced her 17-minute performance at last night's MTV Video Music Awards. That world involves broadca...

Beyonce Gave You The Definition Of Feminism, Now Use It

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.25.2014 | Entertainment

Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive look at the state of pop culture. From...

Beyoncé Just Morphed Into The Feminist Icon Of Our Dreams

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women

Whether you like Beyoncé's certain brand of feminism or not, Queen B is confident in her beliefs -- and wants you to know about them. On Tuesday, ...

Why We Need To Ask Celebrities Whether They're Feminists

Amanda Duberman | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Amanda Duberman

When a celebrity says "I'm not a feminist," the problematic statement is not "I'm not a feminist." It's what they say after "because."

Feminist Activist Says Beyonce Is Partly 'Anti-Feminist' And 'Terrorist'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.12.2014 | Women

Famed feminist, author and social activist Dr. bell hooks has some qualms about Beyonce and the feminist perspective she projects. Hooks took part...

Straw-Man Feminism: What Beyoncé and Miley Have in Common

Rose Courteau | Posted 06.16.2014 | Celebrity
Rose Courteau

After centuries of being objectified, our chief feminist demand, as reflected by the stars we've elevated to celebrity status, is the right to be sexy. This is, to put it bluntly, farcically sad.

Middlebrow: Katy Perry And The Hot New Trend Of Feminism

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment

Middlebrow is a recap of the week in entertainment, celebrity and television news that provides a comprehensive look at the state of pop culture. From...

A Black History Month Lesson From Beyoncé and Jay Z

Oneka LaBennett | Posted 04.08.2014 | Black Voices
Oneka LaBennett

The recent criticism of this influential pair can help move us toward a more complex understanding of how race, class, and gender intersect in contemporary popular culture.

Just When We Thought Beyoncé Couldn't Get Any Better, She Goes And Does This

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

If Beyoncé's video album left any question as to her feminist credentials, the pop star's contribution to The Shriver Report has us bowing down all ...

The Latest Black Twitter Topic Will Make Your Day

Posted 12.18.2013 | Black Voices

Beyonce's surprise album caused the media to scramble to dissect, digest and analyze the 14 songs and 17 videos on the album resulting in a steady str...

Beyoncé or Sasha: The Not-So-Fierce Feminist

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity
Sheila Moeschen

Beyoncé, no one believes you are "just a woman" and no one believes you believe that about yourself, which is exactly why it is more important than ever to take the leap (more like one giant step, actually) and add "feminist" to your multifaceted identity.