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Intersectional Feminism

Dear Fellow White Women: We F**ked This Up

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 11.11.2016 | Women

Fellow white women, I’m done with you. After all this talk of allyship, you didn’t show up to the polls to push back against the openly racist, xe...

It's Time To Stop Pretending Taylor Swift Is A Feminist

Kelseigh Ingram | Posted 10.24.2016 | Women
Kelseigh Ingram

I'm fully aware that Taylor Swift is held to a different standard due to her being a woman. But that is not an excuse for her to behave in the way that she does just because she claims to support gender equality.

What This Trans Woman Wants You To Remember After The Orlando Shooting

Delia Melody | Posted 06.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Delia Melody

As I’m sure you’ve heard by now, there was a shooting last night at Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando Florida. It caught so many of us by surpri...

The Feminism of Fashion

Rachel Mellicker | Posted 04.18.2016 | Teen
Rachel Mellicker

Wearing clothing that proclaims your feminism, but is made by young children, or exploited women is not feminist.

On Intersectional Queer Poetics

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 04.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

Calling forth an identity -- speaking as a lesbian, as a femme lesbian, as a Jew, as a feminist, as a woman, as a person committed to social justice, as a queer -- requires imagination and courage. Identities name each of us individually and call to others to share in how we understand ourselves in the world.

A Millennial's View on Why Feminism Is Failing

Elizabeth Love | Posted 03.09.2016 | Teen
Elizabeth Love

Even with her new found momentum, Hillary Clinton still lost the millennial vote in every Super Tuesday state, which once again leaves us wondering- w...

A Place in Hell or Hell on Earth?

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 02.10.2016 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

When Madeliene Albright threatened women who voted for Bernie Sanders with a place in hell, my first thought was, "how can she condemn a whole new generation of feminists for being what those of us over 60 fought so hard to raise up and educate?"

5 Ways You Could Be Excluding Women From Your Feminism Without Realizing It

Bustle | Posted 01.08.2017 | Women

If you're concerned that you might be excluding women from feminism without realizing it, good. This is a sign that you want your feminism to be inclusive, and that's wonderful.

Trans-Exclusionary Feminists Cannot Exclude My Humanity

The Establishment | Posted 12.09.2016 | Queer Voices
The Establishment

Sometimes I imagine taking a cut of skin and slowly peeling it off, sliver by sliver until there is nothing but red. I wonder how long it would take t...

Why Women Are Dominating Thought-Leadership Across All Fields

Erin McKelle | Posted 11.23.2016 | Women
Erin McKelle

When you envision a thought-leader, what first comes to mind? For me personally, I get a mental image of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg giving a speech ...

'Notorious RBG' Authors On Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Intersectionality

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.06.2017 | Women

Thankfully for women everywhere, the feminist movement has embraced intersectionality as a foundational piece of the effort to advance equality for al...

Ava Duvernay On Why We Can't Write Off Criticism Of That 'Suffragette' Shoot

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 10.07.2015 | Women

Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay has weighed in on Time Out London's controversial "Suffragette" movie photoshoot. The magazine drew criticism th...

How To Practice Intersectional Feminism Every Day

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women

Feminism really is for everybody. In a new video for MTV Braless, YouTube stars Laci Green and Franchesca Ramsey explain that intersectional feminis...

Taylor Swift Shouldn't Use Feminism to Clap Back

Antonia Opiah | Posted 07.22.2016 | Entertainment
Antonia Opiah

A blue-eyed blonde pop star collided with a buxom Black rapper on Tuesday and in doing so, in tweeting at Nicki Minaj, Taylor unwittingly stumbled upon an aspect of feminism she might not have considered yet: a feeling of being marginalized because of your race as a woman.

10 Brilliant Women On Why Need Feminism, Illustrated

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women

In the series "We Are Entitled To Wear Cowboy Boots To Our Own Revolution," illustrator Ellen T. Crenshaw has created the closest thing we've ever fou...

'Clarissa Explains It All' -- Even White Supremacy

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 01.12.2015 | Women

Clarissa Darling of '90s sitcom "Clarissa Explains It All," has given us the 411 on everything from pimples to training bras to annoying little brothe...

14 LGBT Resolutions for 2014

Anna Aagenes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Anna Aagenes

We have an opportunity to strengthen our efforts when we unify and include more diversity of voices in our fight for full equality.