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.

Twitter suspended me for making a ‘slut’ joke. But what if I am a slut?
Twitter seems to have a problem with reclaimed slurs.
MeTooSTEM leadership crumbles as women of color resign
Seven members, including the only two women of color, have resigned since November.
Twitter is roasting these gender-bent presidential portraits
Many would rather just have, you know, an actual woman president.
Feminist memes are a banner of social change on Instagram
Humor and empowerment go hand in hand.
If you want to support trans rights, then decriminalize sex work
Sex workers and trans people fight the same oppressors.
Mariah Carey performs in Saudi Arabia in spite of calls for boycott
Advocates wanted the singer to speak out against the jailing of women's rights activists.
Twitter calls out Ancestry.com for advertising on Tucker Carlson
"There’s a lot of females that are angry, angry for no reason at all."
‘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.
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