feminism

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...

Amber Rose Celebrates Being a ‘Bad Bitch’ By Posing As Feminist Icons for Paper Magazine

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Amber Rose may have been introduced to the public as Kanye West’s muse, but the mother/business woman/self-proclaimed “bad bitch” has blossomed into an outspoken feminist. To celebrate her transition, and the publication of her book How to Be A Bad Bitch, Rose posed for a Paper Magazine editorial...

No, the Woman Who Used Her Vaginal Yeast To Make Bread Is NOT a ‘Feminist Hero’–She’s Just Nasty

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When I first saw a few tweets about a woman using her vaginal yeast to make a batch of homemade bread, I immediately dismissed it as a joke, because…eewww. But apparently it actually happened, and according to Women’s Health Mag she’s a “feminist hero.” It all started after blogger Zoe Stavri got...

Watch MC Lyte Explain Why Fetty Wap is the Most Feminist Rapper In the Game

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Friday, the White House Council on Women and Girls hosted an all-day summit to examine ways to improve the lives of women and girls of color. Prior to the event, the Obama Administration announced $118 million in assistance from public and private groups to improve the lives of women...