Tag Archives: Adolescence

Quote of the Day: Pelosi vs. Bachmann

TweetNo contest, obviously. When asked by reporter at a Capitol Hill press conference to comment on Michele Bachmann’s statement that the DOMA ruling “cannot undo what a holy God has instituted,” national treasure Nancy Pelosi responded: Via Buzzfeed Tweet
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Guest Post: What It Means to be Seventeen

Tweetby Krystie Yandoli, not 17 but way closer to it than anyone else in the Feministing crew Jamie Keiles is the much talked about 18-year-old high school senior who started the Seventeen Magazine Project. She started blogging as a means of documenting her attempt at spending one month “living according to the gospel of Seventeen [...]
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Haul monitors: Young women, YouTube and price of beauty

TweetOn Wednesday night, I was honored to be a guest on CUNY TV’s Brian Lehrer Live, a weekly current events show filmed here in New York. I was there, along with Marisa Meltzer, the author of Girl Power: the Nineties Revolution in Music and Rob Walker, who writes the NYT’s “Consumed” column and is also [...]
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The Feministing Five: Heather Corinna

TweetHeather Corinna, a writer and activist, is the founder of Scarleteen, one of the internet’s best sex ed resources for young people, and the author of S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-to-Know Progressive Sexuality Guide for Getting You Through High School and College. Scarleteen, which Corinna started in 1998, tries to fill the gaps left – whether intentionally [...]
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The Feministing Five: Julie Zeilinger

TweetJulie Zeilinger is the founder and editor of The F Bomb, a feminist blog run for and by teenagers. She’s a high school junior from Pepper Pike, Ohio, which makes the fact that she founded and manages a blog with contributors from all over the country all the more impressive. Zeilinger says that one of [...]
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