Fuck, It’s A Great Month For Feminist Events In NYC

If you live in the New York City area and are even remotely into feminist art, culture or politics, the end of September through early October will make you gag with their resplendent event offerings. From the ongoing Future Feminism talks featuring Marina Abramović, Kembra Pfahler and many more to bell hooks holding court with Laverne […]

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The UnSlut Project

Inspired by her experiences with sexual bullying at a young age, Emily Lindin created The UnSlut Project to combat slut-shaming and gender-based bullying in schools, communities and beyond. The project raised almost $20,000 through Kickstarter in 2013 to fund Slut: A Documentary Film which will tell the stories of young girls who committed suicide because of sexual […]

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Just Put Your Lips Together, And Blow…

Her husky, honey-dipped vocals and smoldering stare seduced millions, but it was Lauren Bacall’s bold temperament onstage and off that made her a feminist icon. While she didn’t specifically associate herself with the F-word, Bacall’s saucy sexual persona made waves decades before the sexual revolution, and her independent spirit exemplified female empowerment. Since her death there have been dozens […]

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Zohra Atash’s Kathleen Hanna Riot Grrrl Starter Kit: For Boys and Girls

Thank you Miley Cyrus for bravely coming out of the closet as a Kathleen Hanna fan. Perhaps Ms. Hanna inspired that adorable stage name that catapulted her into the Oprah-interview-worthy stratosphere? Or Netflix enticed her with The Punk Singer recommendation? Either way, I don’t care, I love it. Since she’s spreading the gospel, I’d like […]

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