original-25742-1508277200-2

Five Things Every Intern Should Know About Their Rights

My first year of college, I spent a frantic month applying to internships. I desperately wanted to work in politics, but I didn’t have any campaign experience, and all I cared about was a candidate I believed in. I would have taken any job that looked promising, no questions asked.

667756878-the-fearless-girl-statue-stands-facing-the-charging.jpg.CROP.promo-xlarge2

Feministing Reads: Kathryn Moeller’s “The Gender Effect”

About a year ago, on the eve of International Women’s Day, a statue popped up in downtown Manhattan just blocks from my office. The art piece, a bronze figure of a little girl facing off with the infamous bull of Wall Street, appeared suddenly and went viral on the internet just as swiftly.

About a year ago, on the eve of International Women’s Day, a statue popped up in downtown Manhattan just blocks from my office. The art piece, a bronze figure of a little girl facing off ...

23333937_1984688005139692_4335833292389046686_o

How Unions Can Help End Academia’s Gender Inequalities

Harvard graduate students are voting on whether to unionize this week. If they win, they’ll join a growing trend of graduate students unionizing to fight stagnant wages, stingy health plans — and longstanding gender imbalances in academia.

Harvard graduate students are voting on whether to unionize this week. If they win, they’ll join a growing trend of graduate students unionizing to fight stagnant wages, stingy health plans ...

Landscape

What the New York Times Gets Wrong about Obesity

I hope you’re not valuing your dignity as a human person — or worse! feeling good about your body! — while you read yet another stilted and shame-y diatribe about the moral perils of snack food. If you are, you may catch a serious flaw in much of the New York Times’ recent obesity coverage: we continue blaming and moralizing fat people for the problems of the American food system.

I hope you’re not valuing your dignity as a human person — or worse! feeling good about your body! — while you read yet another stilted and shame-y diatribe about the moral perils of snack food. ...

A group of Central American women stand on the side of the road, holding babies.

The U.S. Government Only Believes Some Survivors

Last week Donald Trump expelled a rage-fueled series of tweets aimed at DACA, democrats, and the “caravan” of immigrants making their way to the southern U.S. border. Embedded in his temper tantrum were some grossly misinformed ideas about the criminality of the marchers and the nature of the DACA program. 

Last week Donald Trump expelled a rage-fueled series of tweets aimed at DACA, democrats, and the “caravan” of immigrants making their way to the southern U.S. border. ...

images

Happy Birthday, Dana!

Happy Birthday, Dana! Dana Bolger is a Senior Editor here at Feministing, a student at Yale Law School, and the co-founder of Know Your IX, a national campaign empowering students to end sexual violence.

Happy Birthday, Dana! Dana Bolger is a Senior Editor here at Feministing, a student at Yale Law School, and the co-founder of Know Your IX, a ...

Parkland-students-march-rtr-img

5 Things Youth of Color Want White Gun Control Advocates to Know

Black students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School called a press conference soon after the historic March for Our Lives to share their concerns about the direction of a movement they feel is marginalizing their voices and suggesting for solutions which could hurt students of color. 

Black students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School called a press conference soon after the historic March for Our Lives to share their concerns about the direction of a movement they feel is marginalizing their ...

Load More