Tag Archives: badass women

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Brittney Griner

TweetI could seriously not love this woman more. In an ESPN profile, basketball phenom Brittney Griner, who recently became the first openly gay athlete to sign with Nike, talks about the bullying she experienced growing up and the more recent pressure she faced to keep quiet about her sexuality as a college player at Baylor. “I [...]
Also tagged , , , , , | Comments closed

Finally! A fitting portrayal of Nina Simone

TweetZoe Saldana received a lot of backlash for her role as Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic. While it’s not as much Saldana’s fault as it is casting manager’s, the criticism of the casting is well-deserved in wake of her comments about race and gender. Nina Simone’s legacy and story are rooted in her dark [...]
Also tagged , , | Comments closed

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Our new interns!

TweetHave things seemed a little more together ’round these parts lately? Have you noticed that every post–yes, every single one–is posted on Facebook these days? Were you pleasantly surprised when a newsletter appeared in your inbox for the time in months? Well, you can thank our new interns for that! For the first time ever, [...]
Also tagged | Comments closed

Lesson #3: Strong-ties and warm-fuzzy feelings are essential

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.  When Malcolm Gladwell wrote “The [...]
Also tagged , | Comments closed

Woman from Fox News’ accidental same-sex wedding picture speaks out

Tweet  Yesterday the feminist internet collectively lol’d at Fox News when Jessica Valenti realized that the “wedding kiss” picture they’re using to accompany a piece about traditional gender roles is actually of a same sex couple. Turns out, the two women whose love was mistakenly highlighted by the tirelessly homophobic news outlet are no strangers to the spotlight. Lela Mc Arthur and [...]
Also tagged , , , , | Comments closed
167 queries. 0.376 seconds