Topic: feminists

Kelly Clarkson Explains Her Previous Comments On Feminism, Still Doesn’t Totally Get It

Kelly Clarkson Explains Her Previous Comments On Feminism, Still Doesnât Totally Get It

If you keep track of this sort of thing, you might remember back in 2013 when Kelly Clarkson revealed that she doesn’t consider herself a feminist, and, as usually happens in these instances, went on to misinterpret and complicate the actual definition of feminism — the belief in equal rights for men and women — and instead bought into stereotypes. More »

I’m Giving Up Feminists For Lent

I'm Giving Up Feminists For Lent

In the 90s, I was a feminist dabbler. Much like I watched The Craft and “dabbled” in witchcraft because Fairuza Balk looked wicked. I didn’t “call the corners,” but the message was received: I liked loud, smart, messy women who stood for things. My feminist heroine was actually on heroin and my teachers were concerned enough about myCourtney Love obsession to call my mother — a lost cause if there ever was one. More »

Don’t Tell Me What To Do: Diets Are For Feminists Too

Donât Tell Me What To Do: Diets Are For Feminists Too

Just last week, someone on Facebook accused me of perpetuating anti-feminist body hatred simply because I acknowledged that people diet with this post. It was very a frustrating charge to stomach because I don’t think it’s misogynistic to talk about dieting. It’s something that people do whether or not we talk about it and it’s counterproductive to give other women a hard time about their choices concerning their individual bodies. More »

Let’s Win The War On Men!

Let's Win The War On Men!

Today, FOX News filed a rather grave announcement that 1) there’s a war on men, 2) women are losing that war. The reasons for our loss are manifold, but mostly it’s because we’re angry and defensive and have jobs, and feminism has taught us to think of men as the enemy (we share your bewilderment that the term feminazi was not once employed). Ahead, editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff parse out the intricacies of this exciting new battle and determine what’s at stake (besides pretty dresses). More »