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.
Online tarot communities are becoming a form of free mental healthcare in a fraught America
An increased need for reassurance is paving the way for a tarot resurgence.
Woman running for Congress first to use campaign funds for child care
She called the FEC's decision 'groundbreaking.'
Man intentionally messes up his apartment to ‘test’ his girlfriend, promptly gets dumped
He was left with quite a mess to clean up.
The ‘Terrible, Thanks for Asking’ podcast is as blunt and heartwarming as it sounds
Host Nora McInerny helps others find solace, humor even, in their grief.
Hillary Clinton is questioned why her Twitter bio leads with ‘wife’
A conversation with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie may have Clinton revising her Twitter bio.
White feminism is fertile ground for white nationalism
Anti-abortion activist Kristen Walker Hatten didn't just suddenly become racist.
The Women’s March is under fire for tweeting Barbara Bush ‘rest in power’
Bush wasn't much of a feminist herself.
Ivanka Trump makes an awkward stop at a quinoa factory during empowerment tour
Nothing says feminism like ogling yuppie foods!
Sen. Tammy Duckworth becomes first senator to give birth while in office
The baby's name is Maile Pearl.
Hillary Clinton tells women that living their intentions is ‘the best form of revenge’
Watch Clinton fire up a room of women at co-working collective the Wing.
Everyone’s dunking on this woman’s essay about her fiancé’s prom date
'Sometimes I have issues with jealousy.'
There’s nothing feminist about attacking trans women
A recent 'Guardian' column tries to make trans rights a matter of misogyny—and this kind of manipulation needs to stop.
Feminists explain why Gina Haspel’s CIA directorship is not a feminist win
Sorry, but torture is not a cornerstone of feminism.
Black activist Viola Desmond is on Canada’s new $10 bill—and her sister is speechless
It's a beautiful moment.
The world’s most pressing issues are impacting women—but you wouldn’t know that from the news
International Women's Day is a time to take a stand for media representation.