chart of companies run by women vs. male names

Chart of the Day: More large companies are run by men named “John” than by women

Inspired by a recent report that calculated that there are more men named John, Robert, William or James than there are women on the boards of large companies, an economist at the New York Times has applied this index to a variety of institutional contexts. 

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Women’s lives? Just a joke to trolls

Ask yourself: if you could not tell what was real from what was fake, would that be a pleasant sensation?

You could be forgiven for thinking it was just dandy, given the reaction of some to the news that Jace Connors, the man who made violent, rambling YouTube videos detailing his desire to murder game developer Brianna Wu, now claims his actions were actually a “hoax” intended to be satire

Ask yourself: if you could not tell what was real from what was fake, would that be a pleasant sensation?

You could be forgiven for thinking it was just dandy, given the reaction of some to the news ...

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The problem with calling for demilitarization “of the police”

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

“This is not to say there aren’t vast differences and nuances that need to always be named, but our oppressors are literally collaborating together, learning from one another – and as oppressed people we have to do the same.” – Cherrell Brown

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

“This is not to say there aren’t vast differences and nuances that need to always be named, but our oppressors are literally collaborating together, learning from one ...

Mo'Nique

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

@feministing Maybe you should have thought about that before fucking.

— Gytix01 (@Gytix01) February 25, 2015

Just your semi-regular reminder than anti-choicers actually do believe that women should just not have sex if they don’t want to risk forced childbirth.

Younger women often delay seeking treatment for heart attacks in part out of fears of being seen as “hysterical” hypochondriacs.

@feministing Maybe you should have thought about that before fucking.

— Gytix01 (@Gytix01) February 25, 2015

Just your semi-regular reminder than anti-choicers actually do believe that women should just not have sex if they don’t want to risk ...

map of states that require two trips to the clinic

The cost of getting an abortion is higher if you’re poor

When trying to get an abortion, as in so many things, it’s very expensive to be poor. Using the example of two archetypal women in Wisconsin — one low-income and one middle-income — ThinkProgress calculated the true cost of accessing the procedure. 

When trying to get an abortion, as in so many things, it’s very expensive to be poor. Using the example of two archetypal women in Wisconsin — one low-income and one middle-income — ThinkProgress calculated the true ...

Know Your Title IX graphic

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

The Department of Education has made clear that under Title IX, schools should provide — and pay for — certain services and accommodations survivors need to stay in school.

I still seem to be in denial about the end of Parks and Rec. Farewell, dear Leslie Knope

The Department of Education has made clear that under Title IX, schools should provide — and pay for — certain services and accommodations survivors need to stay in school.

I still seem to be in ...

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