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"I Never Stand Too Close": A Trans Man's Feminism

For me, day-to-day feminism in action is creating safer spaces for women—the ones I know and especially the ones I do not. Read...
Damian Ray    |   12.23.14   |   SHARE
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My Journey From Feminist Dyke To Feminist Trans Man

We are not exempt from internalizing messages inherent in patriarchy. But I have found that we can resist and challenge these narratives. Read...
C.B. Davis    |   12.18.14   |   SHARE
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Newsflash: ManServants Are Not A Sign Of Feminist Progress

Why is the media licking the boots of a company who offers men licking boots? Read...
Katie Tandy   |   12.9.14   |   SHARE
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I'm The Son Of A Famous Second-Wave Feminist—And Want The Men Of Tomorrow To Be Different

Good people of all sexes should be motivated to end gender inequality because patriarchal rules limit everyone's ability to be their whole selves. Read...
Ariel Chesler    |   12.5.14   |   SHARE
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I'm A Hip-Hop Feminist Dating A Patriarchal Man

Every interaction is filtered through the lens of my commitment to feminism, except for my choice in who I couple with. Read...
Evette Dionne    |   11.13.14   |   SHARE
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GamerGate's Economy Of Harassment And Violence

GamerGate inflicts harm by conducting harassment through an exchange of unquantifiable currency. Read...
Jetta Rae    |   10.20.14   |   SHARE
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Fighting Back Against The Misogynistic Gaming Community Does Not Make Me A 'Social Justice Warrior'

This implies there are rules. And when it comes to GamerGate, there are no rules. Read...
Jetta Rae DoubleCakes    |   10.13.14   |   SHARE
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Why Are Acid Attacks Against Colombian Women On The Rise?

Nearly 1,000 Colombians have suffered the brutal and lasting agony of an acid attack in the last decade alone. And often their attackers go free. Read...
Kelley Calkins   |   08.28.14   |   SHARE