Tag Archives: Feministing

Why Feministing matters, or how I learned to stop worrying and start having opinions

TweetEd. note: This excerpt from a piece by Feministing Editor Emerita Ann Friedman is cross-posted from her Tumblr with permission. In 2004, the year I graduated college, I had the cliched personal crisis that everyone has when What do I want to do with my life? suddenly becomes a practical question, not a thought exercise. I knew I [...]
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White hats off: Feministing writers deconstruct the Scandal rape scene

Tweet Ed. note: Last week’s episode of Scandal, ”Everything’s Coming Up Mellie,” has gotten a lot of attention for its depiction of a rape involving  Mellie Grant and her father in law, Big Jerry. The Feministing crew had a lot of thoughts on the rape scene itself as well as some of the larger issues it raises around depictions [...]
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Join Rosario Dawson as a backer of Feministing #TimesTen!

Tweet The Feministing crew is honored, humbled, and blown away by the outpouring of support our Kickstarter received on its first day. As of writing this, we’re about to cross $10,000 from 300 backers, which brings us 1/3 of the way to our goal for relaunching Feministing! We know yesterday’s fundraising success is down to [...]
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Feministing #TimesTen: We’re relaunching Feministing, and we need your money!

Tweet You know the Feministing crew doesn’t like to beat around the bush. We haven’t done a lot of that in the almost ten years we’ve been around, and we won’t do it now. We’d rather be straightforward: we need your money. For nearly a decade, we’ve been severely under-funded, earning a shoestring budget from [...]
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Happy birthday Wagatwe!

TweetYes, we have another Feministing Scorpio who literally just joined the blog. Today is Wagatwe Wanjuki’s birthday! Tweet
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