Tag Archives: Bad-Ass Women

Quote of the Day: “Radical bitches” edition

TweetAre you kidding me? Steve Kush is the executive director of the Bernalillo County Republican Party in New Mexico. On Tuesday, the county commission considered a proposal to raise the minimum wage. Kush apparently spent this time on social media mocking the Working American advocates–or “chicks”–who came to testify in favor of the proposal. Here’s [...]
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Quick Hit: Grimes rails against sexism in the music world

TweetIn this awesome rant, Grimes offers some #realtalk about her frustrations as a woman in the music biz. A taste: i dont want to be infantilized because i refuse to be sexualized i dont want to be molested at shows or on the street by people who perceive me as an object that exists for their personal satisfaction [...]
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Lesson #5: Martin Luther King said “I have a dream.” He did not say, “I have a list of compelling facts and figures.”

TweetEditor’s note: To close out Women’s history month we are running this series of guest posts from Emily May and Samuel Carter, co-founders of Hollaback, as they reflect on taking an idea and moving it to action, the best practices they have learned along the way and documenting for us that feminist history is happening right now.  From the beginning, Hollaback! set [...]
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Lesson #4: The revolution will only be funded by the people who want revolution. These people won’t have much money.

TweetEditor’s note: To close out Women’s History Month we are running this series of guest posts from Emily May and Samuel Carter, co-founders of Hollaback, as they reflect on taking an idea and moving it to action, the best practices they have learned along the way and documenting for us that feminist history is happening right now.  One of the magic aspects [...]
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10 things we’ve learned from Vanessa

Tweet As you know, Vanessa Valenti, one of the driving forces behind what has made Feministing so great, left us to fully engage in her robust consulting career and business partnership with Courtney Martin. When people leave Feministing, they generally move on to more kinds of awesome, but Vanessa’s role in shaping this space can’t [...]
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