'Dead Women Can't Vote': Suffragette Premiere Interrupted By Protesters 

The lead up to the premiere of Suffragette has not been without hitches—in an interview, Meryl Streep said she was a ‘humanist’ rather than a feminist (a sentiment she later clarified), and promotional photos featuring the all-white cast wearing t-shirts emblazoned with the phrase “I’d rather be a rebel than a slave,”… »10/07/15 3:50pmWednesday 3:50pm

South Carolina Tops Nation For Deadly Violence Against Women 

According to an annual report released by the Violence Policy Center, South Carolina has ranked the worst for deadly violence against women. The report found that had a rate of 2.32 women killed per 100,000 people in 2013. That’s more than twice the national average. Alaska, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Nevada rounded… »9/16/15 12:15pm9/16/15 12:15pm

University of Toronto Under Increased Surveillance After Commenter Threatens to 'Spray Bullets' At Feminists

The University of Toronto is under increased surveillance after an account called “Kill Feminists” threatened to gun down female students, professors, and feminists on a public Toronto blog. Many students argue, however, that the University’s response is lacking. »9/11/15 3:50pm9/11/15 3:50pm

Angelina Jolie Pitt Discusses Global Violence Against Women at Summit 

Angelina Jolie Pitt attended the African Union Summit where she participated in a panel discussion about sexual crimes against women around the world. Jolie Pitt met with African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former British foreign minister William Hague, Senegalese activist Bineta Diop and Zainab Bangura,… »6/13/15 5:40pm6/13/15 5:40pm

Stabbing Vaginas Isn't A Fun Pre-Super Bowl Game, Conan O'Brien

Football's irredeemable barbarism, glorification of war, and (now conscious) habit of putting big strong men into early graves makes the whole thing thoroughly unwatchable for me. I don't like violent video games for similar reasons. So, it came as a big, huge, giant shock that I enjoyed this Conan O'Brien Show clip… »2/01/15 3:15pm2/01/15 3:15pm

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Now Sorry About Shitty Domestic Abuse Comments

Days after publicly declaring that women shouldn't "do anything to provoke wrong actions" ("wrong actions" = when their boyfriends/husbands punch them in the face) following a recent incident that involved Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious and dragging her out of an elevator, ESPN's… »7/28/14 4:45pm7/28/14 4:45pm

Patrick Stewart: It's in Men's Hands to Stop Violence Against Women

While speaking at Houston's Comicpalooza, an audience member asked Sir Patrick Stewart what he's most proud about in his life, besides acting. He responded by talking about his work helping to bring light to the issue of violence against women — and his words are all kinds of wise, insightful, and compassionate. »5/30/13 8:30pm5/30/13 8:30pm

Sir Patrick Stewart: 'Violence Against Women Is Learned'

Speaking on behalf of the Ring The Bell campaign — a movement that calls on men and boys around the world to take a stand and make a promise to act to end violence against women — Sir Patrick Stewart, a consistent and powerful activist for equality, spoke eloquently about what violence against women looks like, and… »3/10/13 9:30pm3/10/13 9:30pm