feminism

8 Things Black Men Should Know About Feminism

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There is no notion more dangerous to Black women than the idea that we do not need feminism– a political platform that specifically addresses our needs and political values as women. Sadly, Feminism is decried by most Black men in our community as “anti-Black” and...

Gloria Steinem Apologizes For Saying Young Women Support Bernie Sanders To Chase Boys

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Gloria Steinem apologized Sunday for suggesting that young women support Bernie Sanders to chase boys. “In a case of talk-show Interruptus, I misspoke on the Bill Maher show recently, and apologize for what’s been misinterpreted as implying young women aren’t serious in their politics,” the...

The Oxford Dictionary Is Reviewing The Term “Rabid Feminist”

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We all know by now that the literal meaning of a word isn’t always the way it gets used in conversation which is why describing a group of people as “rabid” (which means having or proceeding from an extreme or fanatical support of or belief...

Gloria Steinem: “I Learned Feminism From Black Women”

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Feminist icon Gloria Steinem is keeping it all the way real about the role black women have played in the feminist movement and her own feminist education. In a December interview with Bust, Steinem spoke candidly about the classification of feminism as a strictly “white...

Where are the Black Feminist Icons in Amber Rose’s Paper Magazine Spread?

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In their second “Break the Internet” issue, Paper Magazine tapped spokesmodel Amber Rose for an editorial spread that offers homage to feminist icons, like Gloria Steinem and Rosie the Riveter. In the photos, Rose is recreating famed poses that are often revisited in March, during...