Men Killed Masculinity All by Their Big Strong Selves

Much to the chagrin of a certain old-timey subset, traditional American masculinity is on its way out. Gone are days of the breadwinning hard hat wearers earning enough to support a wife that stays at home with 2.5 children; in 2014, the Haves wear bowties with short sleeved button down shirts and post pictures of… »1/11/14 3:30pm1/11/14 3:30pm

Rabid, Man-Eating Feminist Emma Thompson Wins at Awards Show Speeches

Award-nominated actors, you might as well give up telling self-deprecating jokes in the mirror and put down the quote books you're mining for award speech inspiration; you're never going to top the speech Emma Thompson gave at last night's National Board of Review Gala, or the bomb-ass intro Meryl Streep gave for her.… »1/08/14 3:10pm1/08/14 3:10pm

Hide Ur Men! Senate Confirms 'Radical Feminist' Judge To Federal Court

Earlier this year, feminist boners across the country deflated when the filibuster-happy Senate Republicans blocked the nomination of Ginsburg-in-waiting Judge Nina Pillard to the federal bench. But now, thanks to the death of the filibuster, the Senate was able to go ahead and confirm her. Radical! »12/12/13 5:30pm12/12/13 5:30pm

Your Feminist Heroes Reimagine Google Searches in a Non-Shitty World

The UN Women Google auto-complete campaign showed that people searched for some pretty back asswards things in relation to feminists. I'm surprised the computer keyboards of the world haven't short circuited under the strain of typing "feminists EAT MEN FOR BREAKFAST" and "Do feminists get THEIR PERIODS FOR YEARS AT A… »11/15/13 10:00am11/15/13 10:00am

Meghan McCain Helpfully Explains Feminism On Her Dumb New Talk Show

Meghan McCain has a talk show now. But before you dismiss the notion of a daughter of extreme privilege who lacks both originality and the self-awareness necessary to recognize her own lack of originality having a platform from which to spout beige banality under the guise of EDGINESS, listen up! According to Raising… »9/09/13 12:00pm9/09/13 12:00pm

Scary Feminist Nominated for Federal Judgeship; Conservatives Flip Out

Meet Georgetown Law Professor and aspirant federal judge Nina Pillard. If you don't know who she is, here's the short version: she's a brilliant, kickass law scholar (and feminist) in the tradition of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And naturally, conservatives are flipping out about her nomination to the federal bench. »7/24/13 4:30pm7/24/13 4:30pm

Your Daily Eliot Spitzer Update: Eliot Spitzer Is a Feminist

Ex-New York Governor Eliot Spitzer who paid to have sex with women and then paid the price by resigning from his job because this is America, is back in the spotlight, this time running for New York City Comptroller, which is basically a glorified (?) accountant. Of course, because of this, he will be asked to — and… »7/19/13 9:30am7/19/13 9:30am

Smart and Attractive John Legend Thinks All Men Should Be Feminists

Speaking at a press conference for a fundraising event for Chime for Change, a charity that seeks to improve the lives of women worldwide, handsome musical wunderkind John Legend said: "All men should be feminists. If men care about women's rights, the world will be a better place." Thoughtful, succinct, and lovely. »3/28/13 9:30am3/28/13 9:30am

Christian Radio Trolls Discuss The Two Schools of Feminism: Hot and Not Hot

You may remember the delightful Generations Radio duo Kevin Swanson and Dave Buehner as the super-conservative wackadoos who hated and wanted to eat the Muppets. Now, they want you to know that giving your daughter the gift of upper schooling will launch her esteemed future in "selfish, narcissistic,… »1/26/13 5:30pm1/26/13 5:30pm

Katy Perry, Billboard's Woman of the Year, Is 'Not a Feminist'

Another day, another female pop star denouncing feminism. Whereas last time, it was Taylor Swift who was telling us to never (ever, ever) call her a feminist, this time we have human confetti cannon Katy Perry climbing into the ring. While accepting the Billboard award for Woman of the Year, Perry had this to say: "I… »11/30/12 6:00pm11/30/12 6:00pm