Tag Archives: Feminism

The Feministing Five: #Newsfail with Allison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein

TweetAllison Kilkenny and Jamie Kilstein, founders and stars of Citizen Radio, have taken yet another step into the media ecosystem. They have recently released their newest work, #Newsfail, a book that critiques why mainstream media continues to fail citizen consumers. Allison and Jamie’s hilarious work gives example after example about why we should expect more from [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: The Womansplainer

Tweet Are you a man who has a question for a feminist that you’re too lazy to learn about yourself? Womansplainer Elizabeth Simins would “be happy to educate you”– for a price. Tweet
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Chanel’s feminist rally

Tweet Paris Fashion Week events aren’t the traditional “stuff” that makes feminist news. But last week, Chanel had feminism at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Under the leadership of designer Karl Lagerfeld, the grand finale of Chanel’s runway show was a recreated 1960s-style feminist rally, complete with picket signs and blow horns. The feminist fashion hybrid [...]
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Feminism shouldn’t make men comfortable

TweetEmma Watson’s speech on gender equality at the UN got a lot of attention, and that’s great. The more that hop the feminism train and use their platforms to spread the message, the merrier. But there’s a tiny little thing I’d like to disagree with her about. The thrust of the speech is about getting [...]
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Emma Watson calls on men to make gender equality their issue too

Tweet As a member of the Harry Potter generation, it made me more emotional than I care to admit to see Hermione Granger Emma Watson call for the world to unite to defeat Voldemort gender inequality. Watson, who is the newest U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador, spoke at the UN this weekend to launch the “HeForShe” campaign,” [...]
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