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Celebrity Feminism

How Feminism Became 'Trendy' (And Why We Should Care)

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 05.03.2016 | Women

Beyoncé. Emma Watson. Miley Cyrus. Oprah. Lena Dunham. What do all of these celebrities have in common, beside being famous ladies? They've all publi...

This Video Proves Women's Rights Still Have A Long Way To Go

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 04.06.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Feminism is in the global spotlight, with a large number of celebrities speaking publicly about the importance of gender equality. Beyoncé, Emma Wats...

These Young Women Were Named Feminists Of The Year. Hell Yeah.

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.17.2015 | Women

In an online survey from the Ms. Foundation for Women, badass teen queens Amandla Stenberg and Rowan Blanchard were named 2015's Feminist Celebrities ...

8 Christmas Gifts For Feminists

Erin McKelle | Posted 12.09.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

If you have someone in your life who is a feminist activist or works to empower women, keep it simple and get them one of these must-haves. Or, if you're the diehard feminist, put these on your wish-list or subtly hint to family and friends that you've been dying to read/try/wear one of the gifts on the list.

13 Badass Actresses Who Should Be The Next James Bond

The Huffington Post | Madeline Wahl | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women

One possible way to mitigate James Bond's womanizing, misogynistic ways? Make James Bond a woman. As Daniel Craig takes his final turn as Bond in "Sp...

Why Gloria Steinem Thinks 30-Under-30 Lists Are "Bulls**t"

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.05.2015 | Fifty

There's a whole lot of pressure on people in their 20s and 30s to steer their careers in the right direction so that they can make their big break. Bu...

Zendaya Has A Beautifully Simple Definition Of Feminism

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 11.03.2015 | Women

It may be 2015, but many public figures still don't understand what feminism means. Luckily, there are young women like Zendaya who use their elevated...

Adele Sips Wine, Talks Feminism Like The Boss Lady She Is

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.03.2015 | Women

Adele has no time for men who underestimate her. In an interview with Rolling Stone, the Grammy winner discussed being in business meetings full of me...

Lea Michele Writes Powerful Essay On The Importance Of Empowering Other Women

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women

"Too often, women are not encouraged to express ourselves." That's what Lea Michele wrote in an op-ed for The Daily Beast this week. Michele explained...

11 Times Amber Rose Was Unapologetically Feminist

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.21.2015 | Women

Amber Rose is an unabashed, unapologetic feminist. Rose, who turns 32 on Oct. 21, started her career as a stripper before moving into acting and mode...

Amandla Stenberg On Science, Activism And Her Idols

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.17.2015 | Black Voices

She schooled the world on cultural appropriation, and even called out Kylie Jenner as an example of it. She took Jaden Smith to prom, and didn't bat a...

6 Times This Year When Charlize Theron Was A Badass Feminist

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.07.2015 | Women

It's been a big year for Charlize Theron. The South African actress, who has long been outspoken on issues of women's empowerment, turns 40 on August ...

It's Time To Give The Spice Girls The Credit They Deserve

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 08.06.2015 | Women

If you were a kid in the '90s, you can likely remember that brief, shining period when The Spice Girls reigned supreme. They were everywhere -- on the...

What It's Like To Date As A Male Feminist, As Told By Matt McGorry

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.27.2015 | Women

Does being a male feminist affect the way men approach dating and sex? Allow Matt McGorry to answer -- at least for himself. On Saturday, "Pitch Perfe...

The Paradox of The Famous Feminist Man

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 07.10.2015 | Women

"Magic Mike XXL" has only been out for a week, and already it has generated dozens of articles and online discussions about how, despite appearances, ...

Amy Schumer: 'Sex Is Just Explained Incorrectly To Us'

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 07.06.2015 | Women

Amy Schumer tells it like it is. In a CBS News profile on July 5, Schumer broke down the problem with the way young men and women are taught about ...

Cara Delevingne Calls Out 'Totally Sexist' Superhero Movies

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's...another person calling out the sexism women superheroes face. And this time, it's supermodel and actress Cara Delevi...

Nicole Kidman On Why Women Should Stop Apologizing For Their Power

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.18.2015 | Women

Nicole Kidman hasn't always been as confident as she appears to be today. At 5 feet 11 inches, Kidman towers over many other celebrities, and it's...

Zeba Blay

The Right Way To Say You're Not A Feminist

HuffingtonPost.com | Zeba Blay | Posted 06.03.2015 | Women

During Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s recent Sunday Times interview Kendall was asked to share her thoughts on feminism. Except, she didn’t have any. ...

The Feminist Fairy Tale Of Princess Taylor Swift

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.21.2015 | Entertainment

Once upon a time, probably in a castle not that far away and actually in Rhode Island, there was a beautiful princess and wildly talented business wom...

Olivia Wilde Explains The Real Definition Of Feminism

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women

While some celebrities continue to eschew the "feminist" label, Olivia Wilde thinks it's "weird" that anyone would distance themselves from the term, ...

Janelle Monae Shuts Down Twitter Troll Like The Queen She Is

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women

Bow down. Suit-loving singer Janelle Monáe had the perfect response to a Twitter critic who criticized her fashion choices as being "too damn sou...

Keira Knightley: 'Where Are The Female Stories?'

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women

Keira Knightley wants women's voices to be heard. In an interview for the latest issue of Violet magazine, the actress discussed her commitment to...

Kaley Cuoco Doesn't Consider Herself A Feminist

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.31.2014 | Entertainment

Don't call Kaley Cuoco a feminist. The "Big Bang Theory" star spoke about equality in an interview with Redbook for the magazine's February 2015 i...

Emma Gray

Newsflash: 'Feminist' Isn't A Buzzword, It's A Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 11.16.2014 | Women

"Feminist," "bae," "yaaasssss" and "kale." What do these seemingly unrelated words have in common? According to Time Magazine, they're all terms that...