Feminism is the belief that men and women should have equal rights. It also describes the political and social movement in which women strive to achieve that equality. The Internet and social media have helped bring coverage of feminist issues to the forefront—from narrowing the wage gap and fighting for reproductive rights to men’s and women’s everyday roles in sex and parenting.

‘Pick Your Fighter’ Twitter thread highlights iconic women protesters
These activists didn't stand down in the face of authority.
Me Too founder Tarana Burke reflects on the year’s reckoning
'It's OK to feel frustrated because that's a natural feeling—it's just not OK to stop.'
Netflix doc ‘Feminists: What Were They Thinking?’ barely scratches the surface on feminism
The documentary is a collection of stories—but not much more.
Sikh poet Jasmin Kaur calls out white feminists for co-opting her work
Kaur has since reclaimed the meaning of her viral poem.
‘F**k Kavanaugh’ lipstick raises money for anti-sexual assault groups
The company behind 'F**k Trump' lipstick has a new shade.
11 times Mazie Hirono had zero f**ks to give
The Hawaii senator may just be our greatest feminist hero.
Reinventing porn for women is more complicated than you think
What women really want from the erotic internet.
Guy looking for a woman he met at a bar inadvertently creates an all-Nicole gang
246 Nicoles received the young man's desperate attempt to reconnect.
Russian blogger faces jail time for posting feminist memes
She never thought that she could be prosecuted for what she describes as jokes.
Asa Akira talks feminist porn, ‘Rick and Morty’ fetishes, and hosting the Pornhub Awards
Catching up with the fan favorite who has helped shift the industry.
Twitter is a hellscape for female scholars
If you're a woman with a Ph.D., expect users to question your expertise, maybe even dox you.
Different strokes: How Black women are changing the adult film industry
Behind the camera, Black women are finding their power.
Beware of SWERFs: Sex work shamers who claim they are feminist
Not all sex work is oppressive—but SWERFs' views are.
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