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Feminism

  1. lean in
    Michelle Obama Is Done With the Gospel of ‘Lean In’At her New York City stop on her book tour on Saturday, she said of Sheryl Sandberg’s popular manifesto, “that shit doesn’t always work.”
  2. k-beauty
    The Korean Beauty Protest Taking Over InstagramWomen are posting photos of their smashed beauty products.
  3. time's up
    Time’s Up’s New CEO on What We Can’t Tolerate“When women are treated inequitably, we all suffer. We are not afterthoughts.”
  4. reading the signs
    How Donald Trump Uses the Female Body As a WeaponThe White House co-opts the language of #MeToo to punish a CNN reporter.
  5. profiles
    Red Scare Leans Into NothingA podcast that offers a critique of feminism, and capitalism, from deep inside the culture they’ve spawned.
  6. human rights
    Trans Americans Have a Message for Trump: We Won’t Be Erased#WeWon’tBeErased on Twitter is full of passionate responses to Trump’s proposal to narrow the definition of gender.
  7. human rights
    What to Know About Trump’s Terrifying Proposal to Eliminate Transgender RightsThe Department of Health and Human Services is reportedly working to establish that a person’s sex is to be male or female and “unchangeable.”
  8. motherhood
    Keira Knightley Wrote an Essay on the Strength of Motherhood“They belittle me, they try not to listen to me, they don’t talk to me, they don’t want to hear my voice, my experience, my opinion.”
  9. further reading
    The Books That Inspired Rebecca Traister’s Good and MadIncluding a surprise appearance by Andrea Dworkin, plus two books the author wishes she’d read before finishing her own.
  10. reconsideration
    We Regret to Inform You That Little Women Is Not a Feminist NovelOn the 150th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel, critics are lining up to praise its pioneering feminism. They’re wrong.
  11. power
    Exclusive: Jordan Peterson Threatened to Sue Author for Calling Him a MisogynistThe self-styled “free speech warrior” alleges Kate Manne defamed him by calling his work sexist.
  12. the kavanaugh confirmation
    Is the Anti-Abortion Movement Just Applied Anti-Feminism?More and more, those who oppose legalized abortion seem motivated by animus toward women’s rights. The Kavanaugh fight could make that even clearer.
  13. the body politic
    Serena Williams and the Game That Can’t Be Won (Yet)What rage costs a woman.
  14. us open
    Serena Williams Did Not Mince Words After U.S. Open Referee Controversy“I’m here fighting for women’s rights and for women’s equality… For me, it blows my mind.”
  15. drama
    What’s Going on With Avital Ronell, the Prominent Theorist Accused of HarassmentThe story exited the insular world of academia and became another flash point in the ongoing debate about consent, power, and harassment.
  16. identity politics
    The Left’s Contempt for Jordan Peterson Is Perfectly RationalPeterson’s toxic form of identity politics enables centrist snowflakes to avoid engaging with facts and ideas that threaten their worldview.
  17. power
    There Is a Kind of Feminist Revolution Happening Right Now in AppalachiaAmong the radicals of Western Pennsylvania.
  18. books
    Jessica Valenti Wants Us to Focus on the Bad MenIn an exclusive with the Cut, the writer announces a new book that will expand on her feminist project.
  19. femen
    Femen Co-founder Found Dead in ParisOfficials have not yet released a cause of death.
  20. #metoo
    Henry Cavill Won’t Flirt With Women in Case He Is ‘Called a Rapist or Something’He has since apologized for saying so.
  21. profile
    Amber Tamblyn Is Advocating for Women, and HerselfShe’s lactating on late-night TV, teaching feminism to David Cross and Quentin Tarantino, and attacking rape culture in her debut novel.
  22. comedy
    This Stand-Up Special Will Change the Way You Think About ComedyHannah Gadsby’s must-watch Netflix special is the most groundbreaking stand-up performance since Tig Notaro’s cancer set.
  23. defenses
    Laura Linney Says Jason Bateman Regrets New York Times Interview ‘Terribly’Her Ozark castmate is, she says, “open and progressive.”
  24. sexual politics
    Should There Be a Future for Seduction?Coaxing people into things they’re initially reluctant (though might secretly yearn) to do in the realm of sex and romance has become rather suspect.
  25. rip
    Anthony Bourdain Spoke Out Where Other Men Wouldn’tThe chef was an early and unwavering supporter of the #MeToo movement.
  26. videos
    Watch These 4 Uplifting Documentaries About Women Changing Their CommunitiesFrom the Girlgaze project.
  27. men
    Piers Morgan Has a Lot of Thoughts About the Gender Pay GapHe can’t stop talking about it!
  28. feminism
    The Wing Is Launching a Scholarship ProgramFounder Audrey Gelman speaks to the Cut about the new initiative, designed to promote economic diversity within The Wing community.
  29. party lines
    Planned Parenthood’s Former President on Her Best, Hardest Days As a CEO“The day that President Obama called me.”
  30. Boy Scouts Planning Name Change to Welcome GirlsBaby steps.
  31. talking to
    7 Actresses on Whether The Men of #MeToo Should Get a Path to RedemptionSome prominent Hollywood women at the Tribeca Film Festival gave us their takes.
  32. When a Feminist Artist Is Censored by a Feminist GalleryNatalie Frank’s Story of O pictures scared a lot of people. Including her gallerist.
  33. events
    Tina Fey Wants You to Know That Women Are Not ‘Cappuccino Machines’And all the best speeches from Variety’s annual Power of Women luncheon, featuring Alicia Keys, Samantha Bee, and Viola Davis.
  34. equal pay day
    Lilly Ledbetter Opens Up About Sexual HarassmentIn a powerful op-ed, the equal-pay advocate discussed her #MeToo moment, and how sexual harassment affects the pay gap.
  35. feminism
    Last Night, The Wing Welcomed Hillary Clinton Into the Coven“This is part of your legacy,” founder Audrey Gelman told her at last night’s event.
  36. the wing investigation
    Gender-Studies and Law Professors Support NYC Investigation Into The Wing“Sure, some might like all women spaces, but this can’t be its business model.”
  37. profile
    Kay Cannon Ponders the Dilemma of Making Big-Budget Feminist ComedyThe Pitch Perfect writer and Girlboss showrunner sees her directorial debut, the teen sex comedy Blockers, as a feminist project of a certain stripe.
  38. What Jessica Jones Understands About Female RageThe second season is a messy yet fascinating story of women, anger, and trauma.
  39. gaffes
    Oxford Apologizes Over Photo of Female Janitor Cleaning Up Women’s Day GraffitiA female janitor was photographed cleaning up chalk graffiti that reads “Happy International Women’s Day.”
  40. international women's day 2018
    The Most Embarrassing International Women’s Day Publicity StuntsBrands … thank you.
  41. international women's day 2018
    5 Million Workers Joined Spain’s ‘Feminist Strike’The slogan is “if we stop, the world stops.”
  42. feminism/capitalism
    McDonald’s Is Turning Its M Into a W … for WomenThe arches will be flipped for International Women’s Day.
  43. oscars 2018
    The Oscar for ‘Treating Your Wife Like a Human Being’ Goes to Steven SpielbergIs calling himself Kate Capshaw’s husband cute or condescending?
  44. gallery
    Giant Neon Uterus Comes to Sunset Boulevard in the Name of ArtArtist Zoë Buckman brings a 43-foot sculpture called Champ to Hollywood’s Sunset Strip.
  45. culture
    Judy Blume Celebrates 80th Birthday by Sharing Problematic Woody Allen Opinions“I’m very interested in Woody Allen the filmmaker.”
  46. oh canada
    Justin Trudeau Is Sorry He’s So Bad at JokesHe apologized for his “dumb joke” about “peoplekind.”
  47. the body politic
    No One Is Silencing Katie Roiphe#MeToo has started a robust, complicated conversation — whether or not she’s listening.
  48. food
    All the Things Women Would Like Instead of a ‘Lady-Friendly’ ChipDoritos is launching a quieter, less messy chip for women. Here are some other things we’d enjoy.
  49. feminism
    I Can’t Believe Donald Trump Said He’s Not a FeministCould’ve sworn he was.
  50. q&a
    Carrie Brownstein Is Redefining AmbitionThe Portlandia co-creator talks #MeToo, directing a rom-com, and getting back in the studio with Sleater-Kinney.
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