feminism

Time Regrets Suggesting the Ban of the Word ‘Feminist’

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As we reported recently – TIME magazine included the word “feminist” in their selected list of words that qualify for banishment in 2015. The annual poll is usually an opportunity for readers to sift through the options and happily pick the guiltiest of the bunch....

Should The Word Feminist Be Banned? TIME Magazine Thinks So

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Words like ‘OMG’, ‘YOLO,’ and ‘twerk’ all met a similar fate and now Feminist may join them. TIME magazine is asking readers to once again choose from their compiled list of words that deserve to be banned in 2015. “Bae”, “I can’t even”, “literally”, “basic”,...

Singer Annie Lennox on Beyoncé as a Feminist: ‘Twerking Is Not Feminism’

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Unlike some people who cower under the wrath that comes after publicly criticizing Beyoncé, singer Annie Lennox refuses to bow down. The 59-year-old singer-songwriter has once again taken the “Flawless” singer to task for referring to herself as a feminist. During another interview with NPR, the...

Feminist bell hooks Critiques Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj’s ‘Anaconda’

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The battle between bell hooks and modern day female artists continues. Last week the feminist scholar-in-residence led a panel — called “Whose Booty Is This?” — for New School students that put a critical lens on the butt “trend” that’s now made it to the...